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From Glen Mazza <glen.ma...@verizon.net>
Subject Re: [VOTE][PROPOSAL] Migrate Project Yoko from Incubator to Geronimo / CXF
Date Thu, 06 Dec 2007 21:29:09 GMT
Abstain.  I haven't researched the matter.

Am Donnerstag, den 06.12.2007, 10:22 -0500 schrieb Daniel Kulp:
> This discussion has been open for a week now so I think we should go 
> ahead and call the vote.  
> 
> Basically, we are voting on the CXF parts of the proposal of accepting 
> the WS binding and tooling from the Yoko project.
> 
> Here is my +1
> 
> 
> 
> Dan
> 
> 
> On Friday 30 November 2007, Matt Hogstrom wrote:
> > The members of project yoko have been considering the future of Yoko
> > as a project.  There have been several milestones delivered and the
> > project is used by other ASF projects.   The project is not as active
> > as other ASF projects and it makes sense to move the code from Yoko to
> > other projects.  The Yoko team has the following proposal for your
> > consideration.
> >
> > Proposed Code Donation from Project Yoko to Apache CXF and Apache
> > Geronimo
> >
> > The Yoko community has been successful in delivering several
> > milestones of the ORB implementation while in the Apache Incubator.
> > These milestones are used by other Apache projects (namely Geronimo
> > and Harmony) to support their releases.  The WebServices bindings are
> > dependent on CXF.  The Yoko community has decided that the Yoko
> > project does not have quite the momentum to carry itself as an
> > independent project but has sufficient value for other projects for
> > them to consider receiving the code and committers for that code-base
> > as sub-projects.  Since the code under consideration is used by Apache
> > Geronimo, Apache CXF and Apache Harmony the movement of the code
> > should continue to allow for independent releases so the code can be
> > easily shared with other dependent projects.
> >
> > The proposed division is:
> >
> > yoko-spec-corba - this is the org.omg interface classes.
> > rmi-spec - this is the javax.rmi spec implementation
> > core - This is the actual ORB implementation.
> > rmi-impl - This is the implementation of the RMIIIOP support.
> >
> > These modules are also used by Harmony.
> >
> > In addition to the code we propose that the following committers in
> > Apache Yoko be accepted as committers in Apache Geronimo given their
> > demonstration of delivering code, creating releases and functioning as
> > a community.  Those noted with asterisks are already Geronimo
> > committers.
> >
> > Continued involvement with the core:
> >
> > Rick McGuire *
> > David Jencks *
> > Alan Cabrera  *
> > Lars Kuhne
> > Alexey Petrenko
> > Darren Middleman
> >
> > The remainder of the modules in Yoko are part of the webservices
> > support and are independent of the underlying ORB implementation.
> >
> > api -- interface classes used for the web services support.
> > bindings -- code to implement the CORBA-Web services bindings.
> > tools -- tools for generation WSDL and IDL for the bindings
> > maven-plugin -- some maven plugins that can use the tools for
> > generating binding-related build artifacts.  None of the maven-plugin
> > code is used by the ORB.
> >
> > There is also a distribution directory with some sample applications.
> > One set of samples demonstrates using the core ORB, the other set is
> > for WebServices.  We recommend that the distribution directory should
> > move to Apache CXF as the webservices examples use the orb samples to
> > bind them as web services.  Since Apache Geronimo's only use of CORBA
> > is for exporting EJBs, these samples are not particularly valuable for
> > Geronimo.
> >
> > The Yoko community did not have any committers that expressed an
> > interest in continuing work on these bindings.  As such, only the code
> > would be moving to apache CXF.
> 
> 
> 


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