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From Henri Yandell <bay...@generationjava.com>
Subject RE: [VOTE] Promote Configuration to Commons Proper
Date Wed, 17 Dec 2003 21:39:35 GMT

It says 'DBUtils' at the bottom of the proposal :)

That said, I'm in favour of promotion. +1

Hen

On Wed, 17 Dec 2003, Shapira, Yoav wrote:

>
> Hi,
> I wouldn't call it mature yet, but it meets the criteria for promotion
> IMHO.  BTW, sorry for not contributing more, but I do plan to use it at
> least ;)
>
> +1.
>
> Yoav Shapira
> Millennium ChemInformatics
>
>
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Eric Pugh [mailto:epugh@upstate.com]
> >Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2003 5:05 AM
> >To: Commons-Dev (E-mail)
> >Subject: [VOTE] Promote Configuration to Commons Proper
> >
> >Configuration exhibits all of the qualities of a component that should
> be
> >in
> >Commons proper:
> >- It's small and focused.
> >- It's API is well defined
> >- It has a group of existing Jakarta committers providing code, ideas,
> and
> >support.
> >- It has good unit test coverage. It has also been tested in real world
> >database applications.
> >- It has automated nightly builds, website, and Maven all working
> >- It has incubated in the sandbox for long enough to become stable
> >
> >Configuration is a mature component that should move to Commons proper
> so
> >it
> >can be released to the public.  Here's my +1.
> >
> >The website has additional information:
> >http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/sandbox/configuration/index.html
> >
> >Here's the component proposal for reference:
> >(0) Rationale
> >
> >Configuration is a project to provide a generic Configuration interface
> and
> >allow the source of the values to vary. It provides easy typed access
> to
> >single, as well as lists of configuration values based on a 'key'.
> >
> >(1) Scope of the Package
> >
> >This proposal is to create a package of Java utility classes for
> >implementing a simple Configuration object.  Configuration will remain
> >environment agnostic, focusing on just providing Configuration values.
> It
> >does not provide any time of IoC style configuration of objects.
> >
> >(1.5) Interaction With Other Packages
> >
> >Configuration relies only on standard Java 1.3 (or later) APIs for
> >production deployment.  It utilizes the JUnit testing framework for
> >developing and executing unit tests, but this is of interest only to
> >developers of the component. It is built using Maven.
> >
> >No external configuration files are utilized.
> >
> >(2) Initial Source of the Package
> >
> >This code has been in Sandbox for over a year, and was originally
> >originally
> >in the Apache JServ project, then in Turbine, then in Velocity, and
> finally
> >ended up in the sandbox.
> >
> >The proposed package name for the new component is
> ><code>org.apache.commons.configuration</code>.
> >
> >(3)  Required Jakarta-Commons Resources
> >
> >CVS Repository - New directory dbutils in the jakarta-commons CVS
> >repository.
> >
> >Mailing List - Discussions will take place on the general
> >commons-dev@jakarta.apache.org mailing list.  To help list subscribers
> >identify messages of interest, it is suggested that the message subject
> of
> >messages about this component be prefixed with [configuration].
> >
> >Issue Tracking - Currently scarab on Nagoya is being used
> >(http://nagoya.apache.org/scarab/servlet/scarab/) however maybe this
> should
> >be moved to BugZilla?
> >
> >
> >(4) Initial Committers
> >
> >The initial committers on the DBUtils component shall be:
> >Eric Pugh
> >Henning P. Schmiedehausen
> >Martin Poeschl
> >
> >
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