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From "Jesse McConnell" <jesse.mcconn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [discuss] Graduate Continuum to its own TLP
Date Sat, 29 Sep 2007 20:43:49 GMT
I actually would prefer to have an increased focus on maven and maven2
integration.  tbh there are many different continuous integration servers
and the ties with maven could be increased some more and leverage some
really nice features in maven.

I don't really think continuum needs to really try and compete in the shell
script launched builds and tying ourselves to these kinda ideas limits the
fun things that can be done.

with increased maven integration we could integrate build and reporting
tools automatically into the builds, just injecting these kinda reports into
maven2 projects that are under CI.  lots of things possible but increasing
the maven2 support

just my thoughts :)

jesse

On 9/29/07, Mauro Talevi <mauro.talevi@aquilonia.org> wrote:
>
> Emmanuel Venisse wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > At the begin, Continuum was designed to support maven2 projects so we
> > thought it was good to put it under the maven umbrella.
> > But now it supports other project types (ANT, shell scripts) too so it
> > isn't centered on maven projects.
> >
> > An other thing is that we have lot of users (not only maven users) with
> > actually 450 subscribers to the users list, and I think we can get more
> > with a TLP project.
> >
> > My last point is that with the maven project, it isn't easy to add new
> > committers because a new committer have the hand on all maven umbrella
> > code and not only one project.
> >
> > So I think it would be good for Continuum to become a Top Level Project
> > at ASF and the continuum community will have more chance to grow.
> >
> > My concern for the moment is we don't have enough committer from
> > different companies, To be stable, at least 3 committers from different
> > companies would be good.
> >
> > WDYT?
> >
>
> +1 for move to TLP, but the project needs to shift its emphasis from
> maven.
>
> Currently the Jira description still states:
> "Continuum is a continuous integration tool designed specifically for use
> with maven project."
>
> It would also be good to have a comparison page with other open-source
> build tools - eg CruiseControl.
>
> Cheers
>
>


-- 
jesse mcconnell
jesse.mcconnell@gmail.com

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