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From Enrique Rodriguez <erodrig...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ApacheDS][release] Announcing the release of ApacheDS 0.8,
Date Sat, 22 Jan 2005 22:46:02 GMT
Alan D. Cabrera wrote:
> What does "Pending JMX compliance" mean?  Is there an LDAP JSR77-like spec?  Just curious.

Nope, just means we'll be working to enable remote management using JMX. 
  Relevant JSR's are JSR 160 (JMX Remote API) and JSR 28 (SASL).  I 
mention SASL for the obvious reason that we'll want high QoP for 
management operations.

-enrique

>  
>  
> Regards,
> Alan
> 
> 	-----Original Message----- 
> 	From: Brian W. Fitzpatrick [mailto:fitz@apache.org] 
> 	Sent: Fri 1/21/2005 8:55 AM 
> 	To: Trustin Lee 
> 	Cc: prc@apache.org; Apache Directory Developers List 
> 	Subject: Re: [ApacheDS][release] Announcing the release of ApacheDS 0.8,
> 	
> 	
> 
> 	(Just a few grammar tweaks and an additional paragraph)
> 	
> 	On Jan 20, 2005, at 11:07 PM, Trustin Lee wrote:
> 	
> 	> Hi.
> 	>
> 	> Apache Directory project team has released ApacheDS 0.8 yesterday, and
> 	> wants to announce it to TheServerSide.com and freshmeat.net.  I posted
> 	> this message to directory-dev@incubator.apache.org to get confirmed by
> 	> team members.  Noel Bergman told me PRC must be involved for all press
> 	> releases, so I'm posting the announcement statement to see this is OK.
> 	>
> 	> Here is the announcement statement I wrote:
> 	>
> 	> -------- BEGIN --------
> 	> Apache Directory team is pleased to announce the release of ApacheDS
> 	> 0.8, a pure-Java LDAP server.
> 	>
> 	> Our primary vision is to build an enterprise directory server platform
> 	> and its components where other Internet services ( DNS, DHCP, SLP,
> 	> UDDI, ... ) snap in to store their data within the directory so they
> 	> may be managed using LDAP.
> 	
> 	"The primary goal of the Apache Directory Project is to build...".  I'd
> 	rephrase and pull the TLAs out of the parentheses--maybe divide into 2
> 	sentences?
> 	
> 	> Features:
> 	>
> 	> * Designed as an LDAP and X.500 experimentation platform.
> 	> * The server exposes all aspects of administration via a special
> 	> system backend.
> 	>   * JMX compliance is pending.
> 	
> 	Change to active voice: "Pending JMX compliance"
> 	
> 	> * Java based triggers and stored procedures are being implemented.
> 	
> 	Active voice.
> 	
> 	> * Both the backend subsystem and the frontend are separable and
> 	> independently embeddable.
> 	
> 	Same.
> 	
> 	> * A server side JNDI LDAP provider which directly interacts with the
> 	> backend storage.
> 	
> 	Not a sentence.
> 	
> 	> * Based on a simple Staged Event Driven Architecture (SEDA) which can
> 	> handle large amounts of concurrency.
> 	
> 	Kind of weak.
> 	
> 	> Please note that the Directory Project is an effort undergoing
> 	> incubation at the Apache Software Foundation (ASF).  While incubation
> 	> status is not necessarily a reflection of the completeness or
> 	> stability of the code, it does indicate that the project has yet to be
> 	> fully endorsed by the ASF.
> 	>
> 	> Check ApacheDS at: http://incubator.apache.org/directory/
> 	
> 	I think the content of the announcement is great, but it could use a
> 	little bit of "strength" in its presentation.  These are just my
> 	recommendations--feel free to ignore them. :)
> 	
> 	> -------- END --------
> 	
> 	Please add this paragraph to the end:
> 	
> 	The Apache Software Foundation provides organizational, legal, and
> 	financial support for a broad range of open source software projects.
> 	The Foundation provides an established framework for intellectual
> 	property and financial contributions that simultaneously limits
> 	contributors potential legal exposure. Through a collaborative and
> 	meritocratic development process, Apache projects deliver
> 	enterprise-grade, freely available software products that attract large
> 	communities of users.
> 	
> 	> Is it OK to post the announcement by myself, or is there any person
> 	> who does it for me?
> 	
> 	This isn't an "official" press release, so as long as your project's
> 	PPMC gives it the thumbs up, you're golden.
> 	
> 	Good luck, and congrats on the release!
> 	
> 	-Fitz
> 	
> 	--
> 	Brian W. Fitzpatrick
> 	Vice President, Public Relations
> 	The Apache Software Foundation
> 	312-925-0194
> 	
> 	
> 

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