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From bay...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r412978 - in /jakarta/commons/proper/commons-build/trunk/parts: components-table.ent sandbox-table.ent
Date Fri, 09 Jun 2006 08:25:17 GMT
Author: bayard
Date: Fri Jun  9 01:25:15 2006
New Revision: 412978

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=412978&view=rev
Log:
Shortened the component descriptions by removing the many redundant 'Foo:  Foo is...'

Modified:
    jakarta/commons/proper/commons-build/trunk/parts/components-table.ent
    jakarta/commons/proper/commons-build/trunk/parts/sandbox-table.ent

Modified: jakarta/commons/proper/commons-build/trunk/parts/components-table.ent
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/jakarta/commons/proper/commons-build/trunk/parts/components-table.ent?rev=412978&r1=412977&r2=412978&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- jakarta/commons/proper/commons-build/trunk/parts/components-table.ent (original)
+++ jakarta/commons/proper/commons-build/trunk/parts/components-table.ent Fri Jun  9 01:25:15
2006
@@ -3,214 +3,181 @@
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/attributes/">Attributes</a></td>
     <td>
-     Attributes provides a runtime API to metadata attributes such as doclet tags,
-     inspired by the Nanning and XRAI projects
-     as well as JSR 175 and C# attrbutes.
+     Runtime API to metadata attributes such as doclet tags.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/beanutils/">BeanUtils</a></td>
     <td>
-     Commons-BeanUtils provides easy-to-use wrappers around the Java
-     reflection and introspection APIs.
+     	 Easy-to-use wrappers around the Java reflection and introspection APIs.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/betwixt/">Betwixt</a></td>
     <td>
-     Betwixt provides services for mapping JavaBeans to XML documents, and vice versa.
+     Services for mapping JavaBeans to XML documents, and vice versa.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/chain/">Chain</a></td>
     <td>
-     Chain provides a "Chain of Responsibility" pattern implemention for organizing complex
processing flows.
+     "Chain of Responsibility" pattern implemention.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/cli/">CLI</a></td>
     <td>
-     CLI provides a simple API for working with Comamnd Line arguments, 
-     options, option groups, mandatory options and so forth.
+     Comamnd Line arguments parser.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/codec/">Codec</a></td>
     <td>
-     Codec contains some general encoding/decoding algorithms.  Includes
-     some phonetic encoders, Hex, Base64, and a URL encoder.
+     General encoding/decoding algorithms (for example phonetic, base64, URL).
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/collections/">Collections</a></td>
     <td>
-     Commons-Collections provides a suite of classes that
-     extend or augment the Java Collections Framework.
+     Extends or augments the Java Collections Framework.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/configuration/">Configuration</a></td>
     <td>
-     Commons-Configuration Tools to assist in the reading of 
-     configuration/preferences files in various formats.
+     Reading of configuration/preferences files in various formats.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/daemon/">Daemon</a></td>
     <td>
-     An alternative invocation mechanism for unix-daemon-like java code.
+     Alternative invocation mechanism for unix-daemon-like java code.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/dbcp/">DBCP</a></td>
     <td>
-     Commons-DBCP provides database connection pooling services.
+     Database connection pooling services.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/dbutils/">DbUtils</a></td>
     <td>
-     DbUtils is a JDBC helper library that factors out mundane resource cleanup
-     code for common database tasks.
+     JDBC helper library.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/digester/">Digester</a></td>
     <td>
-     Commons-Digester is an XML-to-Java-object mapping utility commonly
-     used for parsing XML configuration files.
+     XML-to-Java-object mapping utility.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/discovery/">Discovery</a></td>
     <td>
-     Commons-Discovery provides tools for locating resources (including classes)
-     by mapping service/reference names to resource names using a variety of schemes.
+     Tools for locating resources by mapping service/reference names to resource names.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/el/">EL</a></td>
     <td>
-     Commons-EL provides an interpreter for the Expression Language which is
-     defined by the JavaServer Pages(TM) specification, version 2.0.
+     Interpreter for the Expression Language defined by the JSP 2.0 specification.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/email/">Email</a></td>
     <td>
-     Email provides a simple library for sending e-mail from Java.
+     Library for sending e-mail from Java.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/fileupload/">FileUpload</a></td>
     <td>
-     FileUpload makes it easy to add robust, high-performance, file upload
-     capability to your servlets and web applications.
+     File upload capability for your servlets and web applications.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/httpclient/">HttpClient</a></td>
     <td>
-     Commons-HttpClient provides a framework for working with the client-side
-     of the HTTP protocol.
+     Framework for working with the client-side of the HTTP protocol.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/io/">IO</a></td>
     <td>
-     IO is a collection of I/O utilities.
+     Collection of I/O utilities.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/jelly/">Jelly</a></td>
     <td>
-     Jelly is an XML based scripting and processing engine. Jelly borrows many
-     good ideas from both JSP custom tags, Velocity, Cocoon and the
-     scripting engine inside XDoclet. Jelly can be used from the command line,
-     inside Ant or inside a Servlet.
-     <br/>
+     XML based scripting and processing engine. 
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/jexl/">Jexl</a></td>
     <td>
-     Jexl is an expression language which entends the Expression Language of the JSTL
-     by bringing in some of the lessons leaned by the
-     <a href='http://jakarta.apache.org/velocity/'>Velocity</a> community.
+     Expression language which extends the Expression Language of the JSTL.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/jxpath/">JXPath</a></td>
     <td>
-     Commons-JXPath provides utilities for manipulating Java classes that conform to the
-     JavaBeans naming conventions using the XPath syntax.  It also supports maps, DOM and
-     other object models.
+     Utilities for manipulating Java Beans using the XPath syntax.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/lang/">Lang</a></td>
     <td>
-     Commons-Lang provides a very common set of utility classes that provide
-     extra functionality for classes in java.lang.
+     Provides extra functionality for classes in java.lang.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/launcher/">Launcher</a></td>
     <td>
-     The Launcher Component is designed to be a cross platform Java application launcher.
-     Commons-launcher eliminates the need for a batch or shell script to launch a Java class.

-     The original Java classes come from the Jakarta Tomcat 4.0 project.
+     Cross platform Java application launcher.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/logging/">Logging</a></td>
     <td>
-     Commons-Logging is a wrapper around a variety of logging API
-     implementations.
+     Wrapper around a variety of logging API implementations.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/math/">Math</a></td>
     <td>
-     Math is a library of lightweight, self-contained mathematics and statistics
-     components addressing the most common practical problems not immediately 
-     available in the Java programming language.
+     Lightweight, self-contained mathematics and statistics components.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/modeler/">Modeler</a></td>
     <td>
-     Commons-Modeler provides mechanisms to create <em>Model MBeans</em>
-     compatible with the Java Management Extensions (JMX) specification.
+     Mechanisms to create Model MBeans compatible with JMX specification.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/net/">Net</a></td>
     <td>
-     Net is a a collection of network utilities, based on the NetComponents
-     codebase, including FTP clients etc.
+     Collection of network utilities and protocol implementations.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/pool/">Pool</a></td>
     <td>
-     Commons-Pool provides a generic object pooling interface, a toolkit 
-     for creating modular object pools and several general purpose pool 
-     implementations.
+     Generic object pooling component.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/primitives/">Primitives</a></td>
     <td>
-     Commons-Primitives provides smaller, faster and easier to work with 
-     types supporting Java primitive types.
-     Currently Primitives is primarily focused on collections of primitives.
+     Smaller, faster and easier to work with types supporting Java primitive types.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/scxml/">SCXML</a></td>
     <td>
-     SCXML is an implementation of the State Chart XML specification aimed at creating
+     An implementation of the State Chart XML specification aimed at creating
      and maintaining a Java SCXML engine. It is capable of executing a state machine
      defined using a SCXML document, and abstracts out the environment interfaces.
     </td>
@@ -218,21 +185,19 @@
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/transaction/">Transaction</a></td>
     <td>
-Commons Transaction provides implementations for multi level locks, transactional collections
and transactional file access and some other utility classes commonly used in transacional
Java programming. 
+    Implementations for multi level locks, transactional collections and transactional file
access.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/validator/">Validator</a></td>
     <td>
-     The commons-validator package provides a simple, extendable framework
-     to define validators (validation methods) and validation rules in an xml file.
-     There is support for internationalization of validation rules and error messages.
+     Framework to define validators and validation rules in an xml file.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/vfs/">VFS</a></td>
     <td>
-      VFS is a Virtual File System component for treating files, FTP, SMB, ZIP and such like
as a single logical file system.
+      Virtual File System component for treating files, FTP, SMB, ZIP and such like as a
single logical file system.
     </td>
 </tr>
 </table>

Modified: jakarta/commons/proper/commons-build/trunk/parts/sandbox-table.ent
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/jakarta/commons/proper/commons-build/trunk/parts/sandbox-table.ent?rev=412978&r1=412977&r2=412978&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- jakarta/commons/proper/commons-build/trunk/parts/sandbox-table.ent (original)
+++ jakarta/commons/proper/commons-build/trunk/parts/sandbox-table.ent Fri Jun  9 01:25:15
2006
@@ -3,28 +3,25 @@
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/sandbox/compress/">Compress</a></td>
     <td>
-     Commons Compress defines an API for working with tar, zip and bzip2 files.
+     Defines an API for working with tar, zip and bzip2 files.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/sandbox/csv/">CSV</a></td>
     <td>
-     Commons CSV is an API for parsing and creating CSV (comma separated value) files. 
+     Component for reading and writing comma separated value files.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/sandbox/exec/">Exec</a></td>
     <td>
-      Commons Exec defines an API for dealing with external process execution and
-      environment management in Java.
+      API for dealing with external process execution and environment management in Java.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/sandbox/i18n/">I18n</a></td>
     <td>
-     This component adds the feature of localized message bundles that consist of 
-     one or many localized texts that belong together. Think of an error message 
-     that consists of title, text, summary and error details.
+     Adds the feature of localized message bundles that consist of one or many localized
texts that belong together. Think of an error message that consists of title, text, summary
and error details.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
@@ -48,20 +45,19 @@
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/sandbox/openpgp/">OpenPGP</a></td>
     <td>
-      Commons OpenPGP is a simple interface to signing and verifying data using OpenPGP.
+      Interface to signing and verifying data using OpenPGP.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/sandbox/pipeline/">Pipeline</a></td>
     <td>
-     This component provides a set of pipeline utilities designed around work queues 
-     that run in parallel to sequentially process data objects data objects.
+     Provides a set of pipeline utilities designed around work queues that run in parallel
to sequentially process data objects data objects.
     </td>
 </tr>
 <tr>
     <td><a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/sandbox/proxy/">Proxy</a></td>
     <td>
-     Commons Proxy is a library for creating dynamic proxies.
+     Library for creating dynamic proxies.
     </td>
 </tr>
 </table>



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