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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Sandbox karma request (was Re: primitives)
Date Thu, 03 Dec 2009 22:28:41 GMT
Oh, oops, sorry about the one more message on the old thread.

On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 5:07 PM, Rahul Akolkar <rahul.akolkar@gmail.com> wrote:
> Pretty sure it will when psteitz sees it, but changing subject here
> for better visibility.
>
> Sandbox karma requested by bimargulies.
>
> -Rahul
>
>
> On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 12:22 PM, Benson Margulies <bimargulies@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Did my email register as a request for sandbox karma?
>>
>> On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 11:24 PM, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Or you could start up a sandbox project. We've had good success with
>>> ASF committers creating a sandbox branch of a released component, and
>>> after diving in for a while it's then merged in to trunk where they
>>> then become one of the most active coders of that component.
>>>
>>> So +1 to a sandbox branch to primitives if you have ideas you'd like
>>> to play with. ASF committers get karma to the sandbox on request, so
>>> just need you to want to do that and we can add karma.
>>>
>>> Hen
>>>
>>> On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 5:01 PM, Benson Margulies <bimargulies@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>> Stephen,
>>>>
>>>> It's interesting to me that the world in general knows about Trove,
>>>> but not so much this.
>>>>
>>>> The fact that the front page is labelled with a snapshot version might
>>>> have something to do with it, but I am kind of mystified. One thing
>>>> that I'd like to add that Trove has is a full generic object hash map
>>>> that is an open hash to avoid the space bloat of the stock Java
>>>> HashMap.
>>>>
>>>> I am willing to make time to work on this. Since I'm not a committer
>>>> at commons, I'm thinking that my proposed lab is a reasonable place to
>>>> put in some effort and then bring it back into commons. Or maybe I
>>>> should just start teeing up patches at commons? I find that
>>>> reorganizing changes that might be called for to do generics and such
>>>> are really clumsy  in patches, so svn cp-ing to a lab might still make
>>>> sense.
>>>>
>>>> I'm copy the labs list to test if I'm making a particle of sense.
>>>>
>>>> --benson
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 5:34 PM, Stephen Colebourne
>>>> <scolebourne@btopenworld.com> wrote:
>>>>> Benson Margulies wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I proposed a lab over at labs in which to start construction of
>>>>>> something much like what commons-primitives describes itself as
>>>>>> setting out to do. The web page for primitives suggests a rather
>>>>>> dormant state. Is there anybody in there actively working on
>>>>>> primitives?
>>>>>
>>>>> I think [primitives] is stable and complete, thus appears rather quiet.
>>>>>
>>>>> I'd also point out Joda-Primitives - http://joda-primitives.sourceforge.net/
>>>>>
>>>>> Its a fork of the concept of [primitives] but with an API design I felt
more
>>>>> comfortable with. However, I don't have time to work on it (generify,
>>>>> release). I'll grant access to anyone that wants to help on it.
>>>>>
>>>>> Stephen
>>>>>
>
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