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From Jean-Marc Borer <jmbo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VFS] UserAuthenticationData enhancement
Date Fri, 01 Mar 2013 16:48:32 GMT
Nobody can answer that?

On Thursday, February 28, 2013, Jean-Marc Borer wrote:

> OK guys, thank you for your feedback. I'll provide those patches, but
> it is difficult sometimes to keep up with them because the source code
> in trunk changes and patches may conflict (it happened recently to me
> after making a update).
>
> Would it be possible for me to become a commiter for HTTP and webdav
> parts? You could need my help ;)
>
> Cheers,
>
> Jean-Marc
>
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 10:40 AM, Jörg Schaible
> <Joerg.Schaible@scalaris.com <javascript:;>> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Benedikt Ritter wrote:
> >
> >> Hello Jean-Marc
> >>
> >>
> >> 2013/2/28 Jean-Marc Borer <jmborer@gmail.com <javascript:;>>
> >>
> >>> Jörg, I am new to this list and project. I have actively contributed
> >>> to VFS especially to the HTTP and Webdav parts. When I file an issue
> >>> or a request for improvement, I also publish a patch.
> >>>
> >>>
> >> Nice that you've joined us!
> >>
> >>
> >>> Where can I find the information if my patch will be
> >>> accepted/integrated in which version and when it is planned to be
> >>> released, etc?
> >>>
> >>
> >> commons does not provide road maps for components. Usually when some one
> >> starts to work on a new release he will go through all the open issues
> and
> >> decide which can be included in the release (for example new features
> can
> >> not be included in bugfix releases).
> >> Committers will review your patch and give you feedback about it. If a
> >> patch matches all requirements your patch will be included in the latest
> >> trunk and you can be sure that it will be included in the next release.
> >> This maybe unsatisfying if you need the functionality you provided with
> >> your patches, but please remember that commons (like every other ASF
> >> project) is a volunteer based community. People are reviewing patches
> and
> >> working on the source code in their free time. This is, why we can't
> make
> >> promises on release dates.
> >>
> >> VFS has received some attention from committers and users lately to a
> new
> >> release in the next time is likely.
> >
> > thanks Benedikt for chiming in.
> >
> > Just an additional comment for VFS: This is a very special component,
> since
> > it combines so many different technologies and 3rd party stuff. AFAICS
> none
> > of the active committers actually know all of the providers in detail.
> > Personally I was involved until now in the local FS, FTP/FTPS and SFTP
> > stuff, but not in one of the others. This makes it really difficult for
> us
> > to keep a general abstraction for all providers and review provided
> changes,
> > enhancement requests or even completely donated new providers. Therefore
> it
> > is obvious that changes may get more slowly incorporated than some stuff
> in
> > commons-lang or commons-io.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Jörg
> >
> >
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