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From Gary Gregory <ggreg...@seagullsw.com>
Subject RE: What is Jakarta Commons?
Date Tue, 23 Dec 2003 00:20:04 GMT
> Jakarta is, and IMO should remain, a Java only project.  This is not
> SourceForge.

Yes, please, Jakarta == Java. This makes Jakarta one place to go for all
things Java that are not TLP (like Ant).

Gary

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Graham [mailto:grahamdavid1980@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Monday, December 22, 2003 14:44
> To: Jakarta Commons Developers List
> Subject: Re: What is Jakarta Commons?
> 
> 
> --- Stephen Colebourne <scolebourne@btopenworld.com> wrote:
> > From: "Rodney Waldhoff" <rwaldhoff@apache.org>
> > > "The subproject shall create and maintain packages written in the Java
> > > language, intended for use in server-related development, and designed
> > to
> > > be used independently of any larger product or framework."
> > >
> > > in what way is anything in j-c "specifically different" from that
> > > statement?
> > The "intended for use in server-related development" is not something I
> > believe we should have any more. It creates an artificial limit which we
> > don't need. The "written in the Java language" is also perhaps slightly
> > too
> > tight, as we shouldn't exclude [daemon].
> 
> Jakarta is, and IMO should remain, a Java only project.  This is not
> SourceForge.
> 
> David
> 
> >
> > Less importantly, the name 'package' is confusing, and component or
> > product
> > might make more sense.
> >
> > I'm not proposing radical change, just a tidying up of the charter,
> > especially to eliminate the parts that are clearly wrong. References to
> > "sponsoring subproject" and "catalog packages and other resources" are
> > especially inaccurate.
> >
> > Stephen
> >
> >
> >
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