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From venkata kiran surapaneni <svkir...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Discuss] The Future of Ripple as a Top Level ASF Project
Date Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:12:37 GMT
Hi Parashuram,

I use Cordova and Ripple regularly and I am interested in checking out the
prototypes. Where are they available ?

Thanks,
--Kiran


On Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 4:19 AM, Parashuram Narasimhan (MS OPEN TECH) <
panarasi@microsoft.com> wrote:

> Hi Gorkem,
>
> We have produced a couple of prototypes to show how Ripple can be used as
> a platform. We have been able to delegate most of the plugin specific
> functionality to the plugin itself, that includes a <platform ripple> tag
> in its plugin.xml.
> We are definitely interested in supporting Ripple and do not have a
> preference about it becoming a Cordova sub project, or staying a top level
> project.
>
> Would love to hear your feedback on this prototype, and any suggestions
> that you may have on taking this forward.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gorkem Ercan [mailto:gorkem.ercan@gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 18, 2014 9:06 AM
> To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [Discuss] The Future of Ripple as a Top Level ASF Project
>
> Did this discussion concluded? What was the conclusion?
>
> I would like to see Ripple to have a healthy future and if having it as a
> sub-project on Cordova ensures it, I would like to help with that.
> I think we can have one or two people from Red Hat assisting on the
> maintenance of Ripple. This probably is not enough for a top-level project
> but may be enough to continue as a sub-project.
>
> Also, I know there are tools (folks from MSFT, I am looking at you) that
> use ripple, they may also be ultimately interested on the well being of the
> project.
> --
> Gorkem
>
>
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 10:30 AM, Brent Lintner <brent.lintner@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hey All,
> >
> > Since becoming an incubator project (being donated graciously by
> > BlackBerry), Ripple has seen positive contributions.
> >
> > However, it is also apparent that the community does not seem large
> > enough to sustain a project like this as a top level project (let
> > alone an individual PMC).
> >
> > Three of the original contributors/creators of Ripple are now fully
> > involved in a new technology startup in an unrelated field and
> > therefore we no longer have the resources to support Ripple in ASF.
> > Also, BlackBerry has given no resources to help since donating Ripple
> > to the ASF (this might be due to a change in their internal priorities).
> >
> > Given this, I would like to propose:
> >
> > 1. We find more community members willing to lead committership of the
> > project, and see how that goes.
> >
> > 2. We also consider the eventuality of folding Ripple into another ASF
> > project, if possible. If so, it would seem Cordova is a candidate for
> > this, especially given the project being one of Ripple's main focus and
> support.
> > If the community votes for this, we should involve the Cordova
> > community to gage their interests as well (I've CC'd their mailing list
> in this email).
> >
> > 3. If the above does not work out, I would then suggest we consider
> > the most unfortunate (put perhaps prudent) eventuality, which is to
> "fail"
> > Ripple as an incubator project. "fail" is this case, not being negative.
> >
> > And, if it does fail incubation- what does ASF normally do with the
> > project?
> >
> > Does it get donated back to the original party? Does it get moved to
> > an open source project outside of ASF (under a different license)?
> >
> > Any insight would be appreciated!
> >
> > --
> > Brent Lintner
> >
>



-- 
Thanks & Regards,
-Kiran

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