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From __matthewHawthorne <>
Subject Re: math to apache commons was Re: [all] Separate email list for math development?
Date Mon, 10 Nov 2003 21:15:55 GMT
I've done some reading on the apache site, but I still don't quite
understand where apache commons fits in.

What is the criteria for placing projects in jakarta (top-level) vs.
jakarta commons vs. apache commons?

J.Pietschmann wrote:
> Tim O'Brien wrote:
>>> so - is there a positive alternative? i'd like to propose that 
>>> common-maths continues to be affiliated with jakarta-commons but 
>>> becomes managed by apache commons.
>> +1, I think that now is the right time to move commons math to
>> Apache Commons. 
> As long as [math] focuses on Java, I don't see what this will
> buy.
> If it's simply the commons list becoming too crowded, decide
> where [math] should go:
> 1. A companion to [lang], [logging] and [cli], valuing "small"
>  over completeness and focusing on common tasks -> stay at
>  jakarta-commons
> 2. Grow into a full fledged library or even a system of apps
>  related to numerical calculations -> become a stand-alone
>  Jakarta subproject, or even go top-level.
> J.Pietschmann

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