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From Ted Husted <hus...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Addition to the Commons charter: coding conventions ( Take 3)
Date Fri, 23 Aug 2002 13:27:13 GMT
+1

Martin Cooper wrote:

>Taking into account Daniel Rall's comment this time. Sorry about all the
>changes, but I'd prefer to refine the text before most people read it and
>cast their votes.
>
>
>John McNally brought up a good point about the location of the coding
>convention specification. Here's a slightly amended proposal which takes
>that into account.
>
>
>>>From the various threads on this subject, I feel that we've more or less
>reached informal concensus, so I'd like to make a concrete proposal and call
>for a vote.
>
>I propose to make the following changes to the Guidelines section of the
>Commons charter:
>
>1) Replace the 3rd sentence of item 17 with the following:
>
>---------------
>Proposals are to identify the rationale for the package, its scope, its
>interaction with other packages and products, the Commons resources, if any,
>to be created, the initial source from which the package is to be created,
>the coding conventions used for the package (if different from the Sun
>coding conventions), and the initial set of committers.
>---------------
>
>The only change here is the addition of the item about coding conventions.
>
>2) After the current item 20 (which is about the CVS repository):
>
>---------------
>21. Each Commons component should use an internally consistent and
>documented coding style. When the source code for a component originates in
>a pre-existing code base outside of Commons, the coding style of that code
>base may be retained at the discretion of the initial committers. If a
>component does not specify its coding style, the Sun Coding Convention
>guidelines are assumed.
>---------------
>
>(Acknowledgements to Morgan for most of this wording.)
>
>In addition, I propose the following addition to the Example Package
>Proposal of the charter:
>
>---------------
>(2.2) identify the coding conventions for this package
>
>The code uses the conventions from the Jakarta Turbine package.
>---------------
>
>The above changes have my +1.
>
>--
>Martin Cooper
>
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