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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject RE: [ApacheDS][release] Announcing the release of ApacheDS 0.8,
Date Sun, 23 Jan 2005 06:37:24 GMT
Great, it's just that you guys have gone through so many "compliance" hoops, it's a shame to
start adding ficticious ones.  :)
 
 
Regards,
Alan

	-----Original Message----- 
	From: Enrique Rodriguez [mailto:erodriguez@apache.org] 
	Sent: Sat 1/22/2005 8:56 PM 
	To: Apache Directory Developers List 
	Cc: 
	Subject: Re: [ApacheDS][release] Announcing the release of ApacheDS 0.8,
	
	

	Alan D. Cabrera wrote:
	> Cool, then a better phrase would be JMC enabled, since there is no standard that ADS
must follow, no?
	
	I agree that "compliance" isn't quite right.  Perhaps, under a separate
	heading since they aren't features (yet):
	
	Coming soon:
	* Remote management via JMX.
	* Java-based triggers and stored procedures.
	
	-enrique
	
	
	>
	>       -----Original Message-----
	>       From: Enrique Rodriguez [mailto:erodriguez@apache.org]
	>       Sent: Sat 1/22/2005 5:46 PM
	>       To: Apache Directory Developers List
	>       Cc:
	>       Subject: Re: [ApacheDS][release] Announcing the release of ApacheDS 0.8,
	>      
	>      
	>
	>       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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