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From Aleksander Slominski <>
Subject Re: [AXIS/WSIF] proposed new WSIF home page URL
Date Wed, 11 Dec 2002 15:05:59 GMT

Sanjiva Weerawarana wrote:

>"Sam Ruby" <> wrote:
>>My assessment of the timescales:
>> now.  Simply check in what you want 
>>here:  I have 
>>a cron job which updates the main site from this source four times a 
>>day.  You already have access to this cvs site.  As this was proposed on 
>>the axis-dev mailing list with no dissenters, you have permission.  Go 
>>for it.
>> or late next month. 
>>  The people who create DNS entries are on vacation, backups are in 
>>place but really should only be used for emergencies.  We may have a 
>>board meeting this month, but it will take time to hammer out a proposal 
>>for a PMC.  The big question is whether we collectively want to pursue a 
>>web services PMC, or if WSIF would prefer to be independent.
>+1 for creating a new project called and migrating 

i think that we should have both and aliased DNS 
to save some typing :-)

>Apache Axis, Apache SOAP, WSIF, WSIL etc. under that as components.
>That means there would be one set of committers, one PMC, one set
>of rules/guidelines etc.. 
>I think this is the best solution for Apache, Axis, WSIF and all
>Web services projects in Apache. If we get our act together and
>create a coherent set of Web services functionality under one Apache
>brand, that has the potential to be a driving force very much similar
>to how and have become. Creating
>different top level projects will fragment the developer community
>and end up in creating duplication and overlap rather than coherance
>and unity. 
>> hard to gauge.  My guess is that most XML 
>>PMC members would prefer if one of the two alternatives above were 
>>pursued, and therefore would require convincing.
>Doing this would move us further away from the IMHO right goal of
>a single Web services community in Apache.
+1. i think also that web services related projects in Apache should 
have their own home.



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