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From Andrus Adamchik <and...@objectstyle.org>
Subject Re: pmc?
Date Mon, 20 Feb 2006 23:16:42 GMT

My answer is in the bottom of the message that you quote. I am  
stripping the rest of the message for clarity.


On Feb 20, 2006, at 5:56 PM, Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:

> I asked earlier but didn't get an answer, I don't think.
> Why would you like to come to the ASF?
> geir
> Andrus Adamchik wrote:
>> On Feb 20, 2006, at 5:33 AM, Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
>>>> Why do they want to come to Apache?
>> Answering Geir's question... I elaborated a bit on that in the  
>> message to tapestry-dev above. Let me expand.
>> Cayenne has a five year history of providing strong and unique  
>> persistence framework. During this time we've built a vibrant  
>> grassroots community with zero corporate sponsorship. And while  
>> things look good for Cayenne now and can stay the way they are for  
>> any foreseeable future, we are always looking for ways to expand  
>> the community and to bring our ideas to a wider audience.
>> So why Apache? It just seems natural. Back in the day when we set  
>> up ObjectStyle.org, we looked at Apache as an example of how an  
>> open source collaborative environment should work. And we  
>> succeeded in building one, on a smaller scale. Now making Cayenne  
>> an ASF project is a logical next step. And note that we are taking  
>> our current community with us, not just throwing the code over the  
>> wall.
>> Also we are willing to collaborate with other projects if there is  
>> a natural synergy. For instance we recently announced that Cayenne  
>> will be implementing JPA (ORM part of JSR-220). So we are closely  
>> watching the related activities in Geronimo. I already contributed  
>> a number of JPA-related things to Open EJB and at the end the plan  
>> is to contribute Cayenne JPA provider to Geronimo. I am sure other  
>> synergies will become more obvious once we are in.
>> Andrus
>> ------------------------------
>> Andrei (aka Andrus) Adamchik
>> Cayenne Persistence Framework
>> Lead Architect
>> http://objectstyle.org/cayenne/

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