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From Dion Gillard <dion.gill...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: VOTE: FeedParser move to Commons Proper...
Date Thu, 03 Feb 2005 03:46:11 GMT
I'm +1 on the promotion.


On Wed, 02 Feb 2005 17:54:11 -0800, Kevin A. Burton
<burton@newsmonster.org> wrote:
> Subject:
> 
> Hey gang.
> 
> I'd like to propose that we move FeedParser into commons proper.  The main
> personal requirement for this is that I want to do a 0.5 release for my
> CodeCon
> talk on the FeedParser on Feb 11.
> 
> http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/sandbox/feedparser/
> 
> We've been in the sandbox for 11 months now.  The FeedParser itself is
> more than
> 2 years old.  Its currently used in production at rojo.com to handle
> more than
> 1.9 million feeds.
> 
> We currently have three developers working on the FeedParser:
> 
> Kevin Burton (me)
> Brad Neuberg (Rojo Networks Inc.)
> Joseph Ottinger (Fusion Alliance)
> 
> We're also working with the Rome developers (another RSS parser) to try to
> standardize APIs and are collaborating on a common feed parsing components
> including networking IO, autodiscovery, unit test, and potential
> collaboration.
> In order for this to happen though I need to get a stable release of
> FeedParser
> out the door and the sandbox doesn't allow any releases.
> 
> I also want to be able to give out SVN commit to additional developers
> as they
> come on board.
> 
> Also... I assume we can get a dedicated mailing list for the FeedParser?
> HttpClient is currently doing this.
> 
> The roadmap for FeedParser is to get a 0.5 release out before Feb 11 and
> then
> about a month later to release 1.0.  Then I want to start working on
> better and
> DEEPER unit tests and then rewrite the backend to use SAX.   At this
> point I
> can make a better case that the Rome developers should build their
> object model
> on top of FeedParser ....
> 
> Thanks guys!!!
> 
> --
> 
> Use Rojo (RSS/Atom aggregator).  Visit http://rojo.com. Ask me for an
> invite!  Also see irc.freenode.net #rojo if you want to chat.
> 
> Rojo is Hiring! - http://www.rojonetworks.com/JobsAtRojo.html
> 
> If you're interested in RSS, Weblogs, Social Networking, etc... then you
> should work for Rojo!  If you recommend someone and we hire them you'll
> get a free iPod!
> 
> Kevin A. Burton, Location - San Francisco, CA
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