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From "Henri Yandell" <>
Subject Re: starting a new project
Date Fri, 21 Apr 2006 01:03:02 GMT
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

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.


On 4/19/06, James Carman <> 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, 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 []
> 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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