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From Carsten Ziegeler <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Sanselan as a Commons library
Date Wed, 22 Apr 2009 11:25:36 GMT
Phil Steitz wrote:
> Carsten Ziegeler wrote:
>> Phil Steitz wrote
>>> We have a rule of thumb here that in order to graduate a component from
>>> the sandbox to commons proper, we need to have 3 committers willing to
>>> work on it (which means more than just "oversight" - more like active
>>> involvement).  This is not a hard and fast rule, but something we like
>>> to adhere to.  We already have too many "dormant" components that should
>>> be moving out to the attic one day, so we aren't keen on promoting
>>> sandbox components or taking on codebases that we can't generate
>>> committer interest in.  So lets see what level of interest we can
>>> generate here for Sanselan.  We welcome all ASF committers at commons
>>> and we don't have a tremendously high bar for contributors who stick
>>> around long enough and play nice, so if we can get some volunteers to
>>> express interest, we can move forward.
>> I think at least all or nearly most of the current Sanselan
>> committers, e.g.
>> Charles, Philipp and myself will be committed to Sanselan.
> Great.  That satisfies my only concern.  I think the administrative
> items can be sorted out fairly easily, so I am +1 for welcoming this
> codebase and community into commons.  I guess the  next step is to
> decide whether to start in the sandbox or proper and then kick off a vote.
> From my perspective, proper is appropriate as the component has had a
> release.  I will give others a chance to weigh in on this and then kick
> off the acceptance vote.
Cool! Thanks Phil!

Carsten Ziegeler

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