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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@4quarters.com>
Subject Re: Hello...
Date Wed, 09 Jun 2004 15:49:21 GMT
propose the project on general@incubator.apache.org and see who bites...

On Jun 9, 2004, at 10:05 AM, Robert McIntosh wrote:

> Thanks gentlemen for the info. I looked into incubator, but that route
> requires a nomination by an existing ASF member of which I am not 
> (which
> also requires a nomination) nor do I know any personally. It seems 
> like I
> am a bit out of luck.
> On a related topic, I read somewhere, some time ago, a list of 
> guidelines
> for someone to be nominated as a commiter on a project. I'm guessing 
> this
> is the first step in going towards being an ASF member? I've made some
> contributions to Jelly, some of which were submitted and some I offered
> but no one seemed interested, and a small patch to Jexl a while back. I
> realize that is small compared to others, but is that the right 
> direction
> to go?
> Again, thanks for the info!
> Robert McIntosh
> Geir Magnusson Jr <geir@4quarters.com>
> 06/08/2004 04:46 PM
> Please respond to
> general@db.apache.org
> To
> general@db.apache.org
> cc
> Subject
> Re: Hello...
> On Jun 8, 2004, at 4:42 PM, Rodney Waldhoff wrote:
>> On Fri, 4 Jun 2004, Robert McIntosh wrote:
>>> I subscribed a couple of weeks ago and have yet to see a message, so 
>>> I
>>> thought I would make sure I'm getting them!
>>> On another note, I am working on a persistence engine that I would
>>> love
>>> for apache to host, but at the moment I do not have the required 3
>>> commiters. However if anyone would like to join the love, here is
>>> some of
>>> the documentation I have been working on lately. It isn't complete
>>> and a
>>> tad bit scattered, but the rationale is there as well as some of the
>>> configuration stuff so anyone should be able to get a good idea of
>>> what is
>>> going on.
>>> http://www.bull-enterprises.com/aom
>>> In a nutshell, it is not just an O/R mapper, but a generic 
>>> persistence
>>> engine that can be used as an O/R mapping tool. It's current state of
>>> development is that it is in one production application already, but
>>> I am
>>> going through a bit of a refactor to the mapping stuff (it is amazing
>>> what
>>> a real application will bring to light!), and working on more unit
>>> tests
>>> as I progress in that area.
>>> It currently uses several Commons projects such as JXPath, Jexl,
>>> BeanUtils, etc. some of which is documented on the site I listed. If
>>> anyone is interested let me know, otherwise I'll have to resort to
>>> sourceforge :-\
>> Speaking for myself only, I'm not sure db.apache.org is in a good
>> position to incubate projects composed largely or exclusivly of
>> non-apache folks right now.  You might want to consider
>> <http://incubator.apache.org/> or <http://jakarta.apache.org/commons>
>> as a better starting point (perhaps eventually moving to a part of the
>> db.apache project).  You could also do worse than starting out at
>> sourceforge and migrating to apache once you've got a stronger
>> community.
> Rodney is right - new projects coming into the ASF will come through
> the incubator, whether or not they are going to be part of another
> Apache project (like DB) or an Apache project by themselves (like DB :)
> Go to incubator
> -- 
> Geir Magnusson Jr                                   203-247-1713(m)
> geir@4quarters.com
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Geir Magnusson Jr                                   203-247-1713(m)

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