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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: pmc?
Date Mon, 20 Feb 2006 23:39:19 GMT
My apologies for not paying attention...

Andrus Adamchik wrote:
> Geir,
> My answer is in the bottom of the message that you quote. I am stripping 
> the rest of the message for clarity.
> Andrus
> 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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