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From Jason van Zyl <jvan...@maven.org>
Subject Re: [sql] move from commons sandbox to db or db-commons?
Date Thu, 18 Dec 2003 16:43:18 GMT
On Thu, 2003-12-18 at 11:15, Rodney Waldhoff wrote:
> I think moving it to db-commons would be a good idea.  The tricky part
> there may be getting a quorum of developers to bootstrap the initiative.
> Past proposals on db-commons have died from a complete lack of activity,
> but that trend is probably reversable.

I use it and I believe Strachan does as well. I play with my own copy as
I tend to avoid the commons morass but I would certainly be happier to
see the code move to db.apache.org.

> On Thu, 18 Dec 2003, __matthewHawthorne wrote:
> > Thomas Mahler wrote:
> > > Sounds reasonable for me!
> > > But I don't know if we need any special procedure for such a move.
> > > I also don't know if it make sense to continue it as a sepearte project
> > > or if it should be incorporated into the torque project for instance?
> > >
> > > any thought how to proceed?
> >
> > Well, since the code was originally in Torque, but then separated into
> > another project, I don't think it makes sense to put it back into
> > Torque.  It was moved into Jakarta Commons because it contains some
> > generally useful functionality.  But, I think it would be a better fit
> > in the DB Commons.
> >
> > When I asked about a special procedure, I meant where to import the code
> > in CVS, and also any formal proposals or anything that I need to create.
> >
> >
> >

Jason van Zyl

In short, man creates for himself a new religion of a rational
and technical order to justify his work and to be justified in it.
  -- Jacques Ellul, The Technological Society

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