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From "Guillaume Nodet" <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Are we ready to graduate?
Date Wed, 27 Feb 2008 17:16:44 GMT
On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 6:12 PM, Daniel Kulp <> wrote:
>  We've started some discussions on the cxf-private list about graduation
>  stuff, but I wanted to bring it out to the wider list.
>  OK, question #1: are we ready to graduate?   Other than a few
>  administravia  things like updating the status page with the results of
>  the karma cleanup (which I'll do once I remember how to update that
>  page...  It's been a while.), are there any other issues that people
>  feel would need to be resolved?
>  Question #2: assuming #1 is yes, should we graduate to a top level
>  project or to a subproject of something else.   If subproject, where?
>  My thoughts:
>  On #1:  yes.   We have now have a diverse community of contributors.   We
>  have shown we can do releases based on apache guidelines.  (we've done 6
>  of them).   We have shown we conduct our discussions in public within
>  full view of the community.   We have followed Apache guidelines and
>  voting proceedures wherever required.    I don't feel there is anything
>  left to gain by remaining in the incubator.

Agreed.  I would also add that CXF has demonstrated the ability to attract new
committers to create a diverse community.

>  On #2:  I'm strongly in favor of going TLP.   While some may argue that a
>  subproject of ws may be preferred, I'm not one of them.  :-)   I
>  personally think the WS project should actually be broken up a bit, so
>  making the situation worse doesn't accomplish anything.     However,
>  that is mostly my subjective opinion.

I don't think you're the only one at all to think that WS should be split.
Anyway, I really think that goind TLP is the best option for CXF.

>  Anyone else have any thoughts?
>  --
>  J. Daniel Kulp
>  Principal Engineer, IONA

Guillaume Nodet

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