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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: New updates to the Wiki - Should they be here? (was Re: [Db-derby Wiki] Update of "LifeCache" by DonaldMcLean)
Date Fri, 09 Jun 2006 17:08:50 GMT
Donald McLean wrote:
> My intention was as much to create an interesting sample of using Derby
> and Hibernate together as it was to create a useful application.
> However, if it is felt that this isn't the appropriate place for this
> then I will certainly move or delete it.

You're breaking new Derby ground here, Donald. Let's give derby-dev time
to discuss it. I started a new thread on derby-dev with the subject
"Sharing user code".  I dropped you from the cc, but you're welcome to
subscribe to derby-dev and participate in the discussion.


> Donald
> Jean T. Anderson wrote:
>> Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
>>> Kathey Marsden wrote:
>>>>> The following page has been changed by DonaldMcLean:
>>>>> http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/LifeCache
>>>> I  wonder  if this content is really appropriate for the Derby Wiki.
>>> I don't believe it is. If this is a potential open-source project then a
>>> wiki is not the mechanism for community development. Something like
>>> sourceforge or Donald applying to the apache incubator is best.
>>> Seems like the Derby wiki may be ok for sharing sample code for Derby,
>>> but not the code for or developing a complete application. Lots of
>>> applications can use Derby, doesn't mena they need to be hosted on
>>> Derby's wiki.
>> I haven't found a precedent for sharing user application code at the
>> ASF, so it appears this is a first.
>> The line between "sample" and "complete application" will be blurry.
>> Ideally, any sample should be able to be built and run. Then the
>> question becomes, how big is too big? And how does that decision get
>> made?

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