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From "Mattmann, Chris A (388J)" <chris.a.mattm...@jpl.nasa.gov>
Subject Re: Apache Extras Question
Date Tue, 03 Jan 2012 03:14:35 GMT
Hey Nóirín et al.,

Happy New Year! I've went ahead and updated my patch
on COMDEV-65 [1] with information on the org.apacheextras
namespace and with the suggestion to get further information
from the responsible Project Management Committees and
from ComDev PMC in general. I also changed Project Committees
to Project Management Committees per Nóirín's advice.

I also went ahead and (a) started a VOTE thread with the OODT
PMC on the naming of oodt-pushpull-plugins at Apache Extras [2]; 
and (b) updated the package names on [2] to match org.apacheextras.

With that, I'm considering this matter closed. 

Thanks for the advice everyone and best wishes in the New Year.

Cheers,
Chris

[1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COMDEV-65
[2] http://code.google.com/a/apache-extras.org/p/oodt-pushpull-plugins/

On Dec 30, 2011, at 12:21 AM, Nóirín Plunkett wrote:

> Chris,
> 
> On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 10:30 PM, Mattmann, Chris A (388J)
> <chris.a.mattmann@jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:
>> Hey Guys,
>> 
>> I was talking with Greg, and I think I'm OK with org.apacheextras as
>> the namespace.
> 
> Thanks for your patience :-) I wasn't trying to discount your
> proposals, and I appreciate that you'd created a patch--I was just
> trying to understand the reasons you disliked the org.apacheextras.*
> proposal.
> 
> If your conversation with Greg is easy to summarize, it might be worth
> documenting why this proposal ended up being ok for you--but if you
> just want to get back to writing code, that's fine too :-)
> 
>> It sounds like Noirin thought that was cool and so did Mark S.
>> Are folks here on ComDev cool with that namespace for our Extras
>> projects? If so, I'll update my COMDEV-65 patch with docs stating that
>> and document it and move forward.
> 
> Tiny nit on the patch: we have project management committees, not
> project committees :-) (Hey, at least I read it, right? :-))
> 
>> I'm also of the mindset that the PMC should be the ones saying
>> if they are OK with my oodt-pushpull-plugins Extras name and
>> to me it should be fine if the PMC is OK with that. I can update
>> the FAQ/guidelines to state that.
> 
> My very vague recollection from when Apache Extras was booting up was
> that we didn't want "official PMC-sanctioned projects" to have special
> status there. I'd give this one a day or two to collect more input
> before updating anything.
> 
> Noirin


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Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
Senior Computer Scientist
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
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Email: chris.a.mattmann@nasa.gov
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