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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@4quarters.com>
Subject Re: Apache repository
Date Tue, 22 Mar 2005 22:50:22 GMT

On Mar 21, 2005, at 7:29 PM, Craig Russell wrote:

> Hi Geir,
>
> I'm not too concerned about this subproject. It's the spec; no 
> creativity is involved, and the IP belongs to the JCP. I was the 
> author of the original bits and basically what we are doing here is 
> changing a few of the JDO 1 interfaces to be JDO 2 interfaces.
>
> None of the folks who currently have JDO 2 bits are committers on the 
> Apache JDO project. And it's not clear that the API is the kind of 
> thing that is really helped by having everyone commit their own code.
>
> What I'm going to do is to add a bunch of javadoc to the code and 
> check it in. Once I publish the code, JDO implementations have to 
> import it and then distribute beta copies to their customers. This is 
> a prerequisite for folks out there to start using an official JDO 2 
> library so it's time critical.
>
> If you are still concerned about this, we should continue to discuss...

As long as this is work that you wrote and have permission to 
contribute, great.  What I don't want to have to deal with is code that 
is going to be covered by the software grant / CCLA coming in before 
that's done.  Minimizes the # of cooks in the kitchen, so to speak...

geir

>
> Craig
>
> On Mar 21, 2005, at 4:22 AM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>
>>
>> On Mar 18, 2005, at 7:10 PM, Craig Russell wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I'm now ready to start on the JDO 2.0 API project. I've already 
>>> committed the jdo.dtd and orm.dtd files, and I'm looking next for 
>>> the javax.jdo and javax.jdo.spi files.
>>>
>>> I know that there are some implementations already out there that 
>>> must have created the interface files, and I'd like to start from 
>>> these. I updated the Public Draft 2 to change a number of the 
>>> package names for the new interfaces (e.g. listeners) and it's these 
>>> new packages that I'd like to put into the Apache repo.
>>>
>>> If any of you can send me a zipped directory with your .java files 
>>> in it, I'll take the best of the bunch and edit the javadoc etc. and 
>>> check the stuff in. Then we can all work from the latest.
>>
>> lets be careful here.  I think we'd like to see everyone committing 
>> their own code for bunches of reasons.
>>
>> To that end, lets setup a sandbox where people can commit their bits 
>> and pieces, and then if refactoring and repackaging has to happen, 
>> that can be the source.  This way things are clean and clear about 
>> where code is coming from, and from whom.
>>
>> geir
>>
>> -- 
>> Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
>> geirm@apache.org
>>
>>
> Craig Russell
> Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/jdo
> 408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
>
-- 
Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
geir@gluecode.com


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