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From Phil Steitz <p...@steitz.com>
Subject Re: We are now a TLP guys!!! (FW: ASF Board Summary for February 23, 2005)
Date Thu, 03 Mar 2005 00:08:06 GMT
Enrique Rodriguez wrote:
>> I wrote the announcement based on the previous one.  Please read this
>> and tell me whatever needs improvement or is out of date. :)
> 
> 
> 1)  I would introduce the product name (ApacheDS), in the 2nd paragraph:
> 
> "Our primary vision is to build an enterprise directory server platform 
> (ApacheDS) ..."
> 
> 2)  Spellcheck:
>     a)  annouces --> announces
>     b)  Fouindation --> Foundation
> 
> 3)  SEDA is no longer in use anywhere, and even though this PR doesn't 
> coincide with the 0.9 release, we should stop mentioning it.  Perhaps:
> 
> * Powered by MINA, a powerful framework for building Internet protocol 
> servers.

Is it true that the *ideas* in SEDA are no longer present in the 
architecture?

Phil

> 
> -enrique
> 
> 
>>
>> -------- 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:
>>
>> * 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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