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From "Brian W. Fitzpatrick" <f...@red-bean.com>
Subject Re: We are now a TLP guys!!! (FW: ASF Board Summary for February 23, 2005)
Date Wed, 02 Mar 2005 15:24:17 GMT
On Wed, 2005-03-02 at 22:05 +0900, Trustin Lee wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Sat, 26 Feb 2005 14:31:38 -0500, Alex Karasulu <aok123@bellsouth.net> wrote:
> > Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> > 
> > > --On Sunday, February 27, 2005 1:24 AM +0900 Trustin Lee
> > > <trustin@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >> I want to anounce this to TheServerSide.com and SlashDot.  Would
> > >> announcing this kind of news (exiting incubation) to those sites be
> > >> appropriate?
> > >
> > >
> > > Sure.  However, I think you should want to wait until the
> > > directory.apache.org (or whatever) site is up and you have a proper
> > > home for people to learn more about the project.
> > >
> > > The point of any communications like this should be to increase
> > > participation or visibility - and, hence, I think it makes sense to
> > > hold off until everything is in place.
> > >
> > > BTW, congrats!  -- justin
> > >
> > Thanks Justin.  I'll start working with Noel on getting the site upto
> > directory.apache.org.  Meanwhile I guess we can begin composing it if
> > you like while running it by everyone on the list.  Then when the site
> > is ready we can decide to pull the trigger on posting it to TSS and to
> > slashdot.  So exciting!
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Alex
> > 
> > 
> 
> I wrote the announcement based on the previous one.  Please read this
> and tell me whatever needs improvement or is out of date. :)
> 
> -------- BEGIN --------
> Subject: The Apache Directory Project Exits Incubator
> 
> The Apache Directory team proudly annouces the Apache Directory
> project graduated incubation under the Apache Software Fouindation
> (ASF) according to the ASF Board Summary for February 23, 2005.
> 
> Our primary vision is to build an enterprise directory server platform
> and its components where other Internet services snap in to store
> their data within the directory so they may be managed using LDAP.
> Those services include LDAP itself, DNS, DHCP, SLP, UDDI, NTP, and
> most importantly Kerberos, which can integrate with the services to
> provide full-featured network authentication service.
> 
> Features of ApacheDS:

What's ApacheDS?  I'd suggest using the full name of the project here
(unless ApacheDS is something else that I missed).

Aside from that, it looks great!

-Fitz

> * Designed as an LDAP and X.500 experimentation platform.
> * The server exposes all aspects of administration via a special system backend.
> * Both the backend subsystem and the frontend are separable and
> independently embeddable.
> * Provides a server side JNDI LDAP provider which directly interacts
> with the backend storage.
> * Powered by Staged Event Driven Architecture (SEDA) which can handle
> large amounts of concurrency.
> 
> Coming soon:
> * Remote management via JMX.
> * Java-based triggers and stored procedures.
> 
> The Apache Directory team is looking for developers and users to work
> with the server and give feedback.  Mailing list information is at:
> http://directory.apache.org/mailing-lists.html
> 
> Check the Apache Directory project at: http://directory.apache.org/
> 
> 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.
> -------- END --------
> 
> Cheers,
> Trustin
> 


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