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From Ralph Goers <ralph.go...@dslextreme.com>
Subject Re: New projects in the Apache Commons
Date Sun, 01 Apr 2012 15:43:17 GMT
You might want to broach your idea here first. If it is appropriate for commons than we would
likely sponsor the proposal.

Ralph

On Apr 1, 2012, at 8:09 AM, Tom Everett wrote:

> ok, cool, thanks.  Having looked at the incubator, I'm happy to jump in
> there.
> 
> 
> On Sun, Apr 1, 2012 at 7:31 AM, Luc Maisonobe <luc@spaceroots.org> wrote:
> 
>> Le 01/04/2012 10:04, Luc Maisonobe a écrit :
>>> Hi Tom,
>>> 
>>> Le 01/04/2012 02:53, Tom Everett a écrit :
>>>> Good afternoon everyone.
>>>> 
>>>> Could someone point me to the process or documentation for proposing and
>>>> contributing a new project to the Apache Commons?
>>> 
>>> Well, I think simply discussing the project on the dev list is almost
>>> enough. Projects usually start in our sandbox, then get promoted to
>>> proper once they have reached some maturity and have some community
>> around.
>>> 
>>> Starting something in the sandbow is open to Apache Commons committers,
>>> and needs some discussion on the list for non-committers. In the later
>>> case, we can grant sandbox-only write access to new contributors by
>>> voting them in. When the project is promoted to proper, chances are that
>>> the sandbox-only committers will be promoted to commons committers too
>> ;-)
>> 
>> Some PMC pointed out to me that the former is incomplete.
>> If the code and the people come from outside the foundation, then
>> instead of our own Apache Commons Sandbox, the code should go through
>> the general Apache Incubator <http://incubator.apache.org/>.
>> 
>> Luc
>> 
>>> 
>>> Luc
>>> 
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