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From Stuart McCulloch <mccu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Move ServiceMix Kernel into Felix as a subproject
Date Mon, 30 Mar 2009 19:34:58 GMT
2009/3/30 Guillaume Nodet <gnodet@gmail.com>

> On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 19:49, Jamie G. <jamie.goodyear@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I agree, this sounds like a win-win for all involved (as per James /
> > Guillaume's post).
> >
> > As a name submission I'd like Carafe (pronounced "karaf"). A carafe is
> > a small container used for serving wine and other drinks
> > (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carafe). In similarity to the name the
> > Kernel allows applications to be more easily handled, and improves
> > their characteristics (much like a bottle of wine left to breath in a
> > decanter) :)
>
> What about Karaf to lower the google hit counts and still preserve the
> nice semantic ...
>  ... and eventually fill the "K" hole of the Apache TLP names list (in
> case it ever becomes a TLP later).
>

+1 for the name, and the idea of moving it over to Felix :)


> >
> > Jamie
> >
> > On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 2:46 PM, James Strachan
> > <james.strachan@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Agreed. If this does happen - we'll need a cool name (which doesn't
> >> have ServiceMix in the title :).
> >>
> >> Anyone any suggestions? Naming is super hard!
> >>
> >> 2009/3/30 Chris Custine <chris.custine@gmail.com>:
> >>> I think this would be a great move, and like Guillaume said, would
> increase
> >>> the visibility substantially.  I think a few Apache projects have
> started
> >>> tracking ServiceMix Kernel and might be using it as the basis for their
> OSGi
> >>> based projects.  However, when most people see the ServiceMix moniker,
> they
> >>> don't realize that it is really a generic OSGi base application.
> >>>
> >>> So I am +1 on this idea.
> >>>
> >>> Chris
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> Chris Custine
> >>> FUSESource :: http://fusesource.com
> >>> My Blog :: http://blog.organicelement.com
> >>> Apache ServiceMix :: http://servicemix.apache.org
> >>> Apache Directory Server :: http://directory.apache.org
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 10:03 AM, Guillaume Nodet <gnodet@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> During ApacheCon last week, there has been some discussions around
> >>>> moving ServiceMix Kernel as a subproject of Felix.
> >>>> ServiceMix Kernel is a packaged distribution of Felix designed for
> >>>> server side applications (see http://servicemix.apache.org/kernel/for
> >>>> more informations).
> >>>>
> >>>> I think this would be beneficial for this project as it would enable
> >>>> to build a much bigger community around it, increase the visibility
> >>>> and the awareness around it. Of course, it would need a new name, but
> >>>> that's another problem.
> >>>> Another area that could be included in this move is the ServiceMix
> >>>> specs (OSGi enhanced versions of Java EE specifications from Geronimo)
> >>>> and ServiceMix bundles (we've released a bunch of bundles already, see
> >>>> http://servicemix.apache.org/smx4/bundles-repository.html).
> >>>>
> >>>> I'd like to have feedback from both communities (and any other
> >>>> interested parties) to gauge the interest in such a move.
> >>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>> Cheers,
> >>>> Guillaume Nodet
> >>>> ------------------------
> >>>> Blog: http://gnodet.blogspot.com/
> >>>> ------------------------
> >>>> Open Source SOA
> >>>> http://fusesource.com
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> James
> >> -------
> >> http://macstrac.blogspot.com/
> >>
> >> Open Source Integration
> >> http://fusesource.com/
> >>
> >
>
> --
> Cheers,
> Guillaume Nodet
> ------------------------
> Blog: http://gnodet.blogspot.com/
> ------------------------
> Open Source SOA
> http://fusesource.com
>

-- 
Cheers, Stuart

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