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From "Yonik Seeley" <yo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: including commons-csv in incubating project
Date Sat, 18 Nov 2006 00:46:35 GMT
On 11/17/06, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/17/06, Yonik Seeley <yonik@apache.org> wrote:
> > Hi, I'd like to include CSV support in Solr, which is an incubating project.
> >
> > Does anyone know of any ASF/legal issues with making a Solr release
> > including commons-csv (given that it hasn't made a release itself, and
> > is still in the sandbox)?
>
> Commons has a rule of not releasing items from the sandbox, and not
> promoting it unless it's ready for a release and has a community. With
> hindsight I think CSV should have gone through the incubator to build
> community; it's a bit weird fitting the incubator concepts and commons
> concepts together.
>
> Generally it's the same advice as the thread over on incubator - try
> and help with a release on the dependency side. In this case -
> involvement would be much appreciated, any asf committer can have
> karma to the sandbox on request (are you asking? :) ).

Sure, I'd be willing to help out.  While simple, CSV-like files are
ubiquitous and having a small simple library with no other
dependencies is a very good thing!

-Yonik


> > Given some of the threads on incubator-general lately, it seemed like
> > I should ask :-)
>
> Good thinking. I know you've a few issues reported btw - I've been a
> bit flu-like this week so have been low on energy/time.
>
> Hen

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