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From "James Carman" <ja...@carmanconsulting.com>
Subject RE: starting a new project
Date Fri, 21 Apr 2006 10:39:28 GMT
Just make sure your project uses the Apache license v2.0 from the start.
That'll make transition easier.  You can get more information on that here:

http://www.apache.org/licenses/



-----Original Message-----
From: Mark [mailto:elihusmails@gmail.com] 
Sent: Friday, April 21, 2006 12:38 AM
To: Jakarta Commons Users List
Subject: Re: starting a new project

I would generate a prototype before asking for insertion into the incubator.

Thank you.


On 4/20/06, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
> Yep, pretty correct.
>
> With [csv], because we had a few Apache guys wanting to get involved,
> I went ahead and pushed for it to go straight into the sandbox (after
> an IP grant). A mistake with hindsight, should have gone into the
> Incubator.
>
> So in this case, could we start in the incubator? I'm not sure what
> their view would be of us not having any code. I think it's okay, just
> hasn't happened before. Have seen discussion on the subject somewhere
> and not sure what the resolution was.
>
> Hen
>
> On 4/19/06, James Carman <james@carmanconsulting.com> wrote:
> > Do you have existing code?  Any outside code that comes into Apache
should
> > go through the "incubator" to make sure there aren't any problems with
IP.
> > Otherwise, if you're a committer already, then you can just start a
> > "sandbox" project.  If you're not a committer, then it gets a bit more
> > difficult.  It might be better to start your project elsewhere
(sourceforge,
> > javaforge, java.net) and then "give" it to ASF through the incubator.
In
> > order for you to work on the project here at ASF, you have to be given
> > committer rights and before you can be given committer rights you
typically
> > have to submit patches and participate in an existing project.  I'm not
at
> > all the ASF guru, so if I have misspoke, someone correct me please.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mark [mailto:elihusmails@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, April 19, 2006 9:43 AM
> > To: Jakarta Commons Users List
> > Subject: starting a new project
> >
> > How does one go about starting a new project under jakarta commons?  I
> > have been discussing the development of a tool that analyzes and
> > determines the file types of files similar to the Unix  'file'
> > utility.
> >
> > Thank you.
> >
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