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From "John" <mmmmmmmm...@web.de>
Subject Re: [ANN] Cayenne Becomes a Top Level Apache Project
Date Fri, 05 Jan 2007 19:36:00 GMT
Congratulations,
I wonder that its not yet :)

john.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andrus Adamchik" <andrus@objectstyle.org>
To: <cayenne-user@incubator.apache.org>
Cc: <cayenne-dev@incubator.apache.org>; <general@incubator.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, January 05, 2007 2:10 PM
Subject: [ANN] Cayenne Becomes a Top Level Apache Project


> /A bit of a late announcement and old news to cayenne-dev  
> subscribers, but here is goes..../
> 
> I am glad to announce that during its December meeting, Apache Board  
> accepted a resolution officially establishing Cayenne as a top level  
> Apache project. This is great (if not unexpected) news for us. ASF is  
> built on principles of meritocracy, inclusiveness and self-governance  
> - same principles that we were following along the road. I am  
> delighted to see ASF as a permanent home for Cayenne (and I am sure I  
> am not alone in that feeling).
> 
> When we decided to dive into the incubation process, we had a vague  
> idea that joining ASF would be good for growing Cayenne community.  
> What I came to realize now is that the Apache brand is not the only  
> reason why this happens. The other important factor, collaboration  
> within the foundation, is real. We are now a part of a much bigger  
> open source club where new ideas will have a much better chance of  
> finding a receptive audience. It is up to us now to participate and  
> take advantage of that.
> 
> I'd like to thank the Incubator community and especially our mentors  
> (Jean, Jim, Bill and Brian) for helping us with accommodation at the  
> ASF. And also pat ourselves (Cayenne committers) on the back - we've  
> done a huge amount of work to make the graduation happen.
> 
> Finally, a note about immediate Cayenne plans:
> 
> * We will be migrating the site and the mailing lists to the new  
> locations.
> * We are working on the site facelift.
> * 2.0.2 (and 1.2.2) releases are almost ready to go.
> * The first 3.0 milestone (alpha) will follow immediately after that.
> 
> Cheers,
> Andrus
> 
>  
>

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