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From Stanley Bradbury <Stan.Bradb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: User code sharing? [ was: Re: Question?]
Date Thu, 16 Mar 2006 02:43:49 GMT
Jean T. Anderson wrote:

>Stanley Bradbury wrote:
>  
>
>>yeradis wrote:
>>
>>    
>>
>>>why other tools like sql server , postgres , oracle, enterprisedb, ...
>>>and last but not less Access  are good?
>>>i think  because they have built-in functions , simple funtions like
>>>julius mentioned
>>>
>>>of course what i mentioned is a very small feature
>>>but this small thinks are big aprecciated by the normal user
>>>...
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>====  SNIP  ===
>>
>>Is there a way that, as people implement such functions they could make
>>the code available to others in the community who are also interested in
>>the features?  I guess I am thinking of a Derby user code sharing area.
>>It seems a shame that others interested in the functions might need to
>>write the same code and worse that users who do not program in JAVA
>>cannot easily gain this functionality.
>>    
>>
>
>We might be able to create a place on the Derby Wiki (
>http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/ ) for users to share code.
>
>One concern I have about putting it on the Wiki is users must contribute
>code under the ASL (http://www.apache.org/licenses/) , and there's no
>way to enforce that with the Wiki. For example, when you upload a file
>to a Jira issue it includes a step that allows granting license to the
>ASF. The Wiki doesn't have that feature.
>
>I'll ping community@apache.org to see what other apache projects are doing.
>
> -jean
>
>  
>
I thought that might be a problem.  Thanks for checking to see if there 
is a precedent for this .




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