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From Phil Steitz <phil.ste...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ALL] Moving from Incubator to Commons?
Date Wed, 07 Nov 2012 17:58:44 GMT
On 11/7/12 8:50 AM, Richard Frovarp wrote:
> This may not be the correct list, and I should be sending to the
> PMC directly, but thought I would start here.

Definitely this is the right list.  We try to keep the private list
quiet and dull - community things like this should be discussed here.
>
> Apache Droids incubating (http://incubator.apache.org/droids), is
> an incubating project. It has been suggested that graduating into
> Commons might be a good way to go.
>
> I would like to start a discussion with the correct parts of
> Commons to see if they are interested, and what it would take to
> make the move if both parties agree.

There is just one Commons project.  The questions to ask are: 0) are
there people in the Commons community interested in working on this
and 1) does the code itself belong in Commons. 

We have in the past shied away from "frameworks" in Commons and
generally these kinds of things become TLPs at Apache, so that might
be the way to go.  On the other hand, this looks like something that
would be used by multiple ASF projects and may not be so big that it
could not fit in Commons.  It could also, like HTTPComponents, start
here and then become a TLP later when it gets big enough.

Is anyone interested in working on this in Commons?

Phil
>
> Thanks,
> Richard
>
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