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From Henrib <hbies...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Is JEXL an active project ?
Date Thu, 28 May 2009 16:06:33 GMT

Rahul, Christian,
Thank you for you advice.


Rahul Akolkar wrote:
> 
>  * I understand its convenient to attach one zip, but it makes it a little
> harder to review 
> 

I usually use patch files but since many files are impacted (not counting
those generated by javacc), I thought it would be more convenient; dropping
the zip over a trunk & use an IDE to check the modifications is easier than
resolving conflicts. :-)


Rahul Akolkar wrote:
> 
> (ideally, there'd be multiple changesets, one for each feature -- see if
> some such is possible,...
> 
 
I understand; however, the invested effort to create each issue &
create/apply/verify each patch versus a bigger one is related to the
probability that they may be looked at (catch 22). I originally hoped for
JEXL-55 to generate some comments at least from the functional
description... :-(


Rahul Akolkar wrote:
> 
> ...that may increase that chance that someone looks at it).
> 
Which is exactly my initial worry; since there hasn't been any activity for
a long time on JEXL , I can't but wonder what that probability is! :-) I do
understand that for a contribution to be looked at, it must intersect one
committer's interest; no-one wants to spend 2 hours reviewing a heavy patch
to a project just for the fun of it. And as a contributor, I've no interest
in posting patches that will sit forever...

Is there still any committer interested in releasing JEXL 2.0?


Rahul Akolkar wrote:
> 
>  * I'd also recommend filing an ICLA ...
> 

Faxed it today just in case.


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