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From David Blevins <david.blev...@visi.com>
Subject Re: What is a subproject anyway? (was: Trifork Code)
Date Sat, 09 Jul 2005 21:09:28 GMT
On Sat, Jul 09, 2005 at 04:28:47PM -0400, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
> Thanks for keeping this subject, "subproject", out of the trifork  
> thread.  I think that they are independent issues and we should  
> quickly decide on how we work with TriFork and can talk about sub- 
> project structure independently...

Yea, but I do think it is related to the subproject concept.  IIRC, we're not going to see
much code for a few weeks anyway.  So no harm in gathering experiences.

Still waiting to hear from Dims on WS sub projects or any other ASF Members with experience
to share.

> 
> Do you have any opinion on bringing TriFork here?

It's a great thing.


-David



> 
> geir
> 
> On Jul 9, 2005, at 3:24 PM, David Blevins wrote:
> 
> >On Sat, Jul 09, 2005 at 09:43:53AM -0400, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
> >
> >>
> >>On Jul 9, 2005, at 1:41 AM, Jeff Genender wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>>Trifork has been having some discussions with Geronimo about
> >>>donating some code to the project.  One of the first donations will
> >>>be an ORB which is an area where we can really use this code.
> >>>
> >>>How do people feel about having the code come in as an incubated
> >>>Gernimo project and eventually having it become a Geronimo sub-
> >>>project?  The incubator would allow TriFork to continue thier
> >>>development while allowing the community to be a part of it.
> >>>
> >>
> >>There are two ways we've discussed :
> >>
> >>1) Bring directly to the Geronimo project in a new part of our SVN
> >>repository and have the trifork committers continue to work there
> >>with us on the code, making enhancements to the donated code and
> >>integrating with Geronimo.  All discussion would be on dev@geronimo
> >>and the SVN repository would be the responsibility of the Geronimo
> >>PMC.  We would ensure that the required documentation is properly
> >>filed with the incubator.
> >>
> >>2) Bring the code to the incubator and work with the trifork
> >>committers there in the Incubator SVN, bringing to Geronimo at some
> >>point in the future.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >I've heard everyone use the word "sub project", which I don't see in
> >the options, but I guess I'm not entirely sure what that means anyway.
> >I'm getting the sense there isn't really a standard definition as, for
> >example, Jakarta and Web Services seem different.
> >
> >Dims, I would be very appreciative if you can you give us an idea on
> >how ws.apache.org does subprojects (how do you run them and how do you
> >add them).  Seems you have some good experience we might use.
> >
> >
> >Thanks,
> >David
> >
> >
> 
> -- 
> Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
> geirm@apache.org
> 

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