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From "Viraj Turakhia" <virajturak...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Blogging on Commons
Date Mon, 10 Nov 2008 07:51:54 GMT
If I have read it right, I do agree with the point that we need to give
committers access to people more freely.
Suggested solution of having a separate development branch sounds good to me
(don't know how feasible it is).


-v

On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 10:38 AM, Martin Cooper <martinc@apache.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 9, 2008 at 8:06 AM, Luc Maisonobe <Luc.Maisonobe@free.fr>
> wrote:
>
> > I would strongly protest against such a move.
>
>
> I wasn't proposing such a move, merely speculating.
>
>
> > Commons are used outside
> > of the ASF and are successful there. I even think [math] is used almost
> > only outside of ASF and not internally ... Commons appear also as low
> > level libraries for general use and this should not be stopped.
> >
> > I have seen many projects that depend on a huge number of libraries. For
> > such projects, a reliable set of reusable components with consistent
> > look and feel is a sure gain.
> >
> > Low level components are important and from my experience often need
> > specific development rules, very strict ones. The reason for that is
> > that you can never make any assumptions on how a low level component
> > will be called/integrated/reused from a random high level complete
> > application.
> >
> > I see the views expressed in both the original post and the previous
> > message as if high level applications were the only important thing and
> > low level components were second class "toys" to share but not to care
> > too much about. Is this really what you meant or did I misunderstood
> > your point ?
>
>
> I believe you misunderstood. I know that I did not mean to imply that, and
> I'm certain that Hen didn't either. His uses of the word "toys" are a play
> on an English idiom about "taking ones toys and going home", and are not
> meant to imply that there's anything toy-like about Commons components. On
> the contrary, I think we're both arguing that Commons components are
> important enough that we want to find ways to encourage people to bring
> reusable code here rather than simply keep it to themselves and not sharing
> it.
>
> --
> Martin Cooper
>
>
> Luc
> >
> > >
> > > No answers here, I'm afraid. Just some additional thoughts to add to
> the
> > > mix.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Martin Cooper
> > >
> > >
> > > On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 11:20 PM, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > >> Apologies for writing this as a blog rather than an email - it felt
> > >> more natural and will pull in other opinions:
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> >
> http://blog.generationjava.com/roller/bayard/entry/the-open-and-federated-commons
> > >>
> > >> Hen
> > >>
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