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From David Nuescheler <>
Subject Re: CMIS Client API
Date Tue, 09 Jun 2009 04:40:06 GMT
hi ugo,

thanks a lot for the response.
i think this is a good explanation, and i agree that we should not
contribute things if we are not sure that someone will take care
of its maintenance...


On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 9:48 AM, Ugo Cei<> wrote:
> On Jun 7, 2009, at 8:47 PM, David Nuescheler wrote:
>>> We discussed this internally and currently we do not think the portlet,
>>> as it is,
>>> would be a good addition to Chemistry. What we will do is use it as a
>>> testbed for
>>> client library implementation efforts, to which we indent to contribute.
>> i liked the portlet quite a bit on the plugfest... just for my own
>> curiosity
>> what was the reasoning behind your decision?
> Basically I don't think the portlet, while being a good example of a CMIS
> client, is relevant to Chemistry in particular, as it stands. At the moment,
> it only uses a handful of constant definitions from Chemistry and uses
> Abdera for all of its protocol support, which doesn't seem to be the most
> likely direction Chemistry is going. So, if we were to contribute the
> portlet, it would have to be maintained to follow closely the development of
> Chemistry's own client-side code and I cannot promise that we will find the
> time for this. If this does not happen, the portlet will soon fall out of
> line with the rest of the code and be more of a liability than an asset.
> That said, if you and others feel otherwise, please start a vote to have it
> incuded in Chemistry. If people think it would be useful, we would be glad
> to donate it.
> In any case, the portlet is freely available at
> <> (we just need to
> declare the license before it can be used legally, but it will be done
> ASAP).
>        Ugo
> --
> Ugo Cei
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