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From Dain Sundstrom <>
Subject Re: Donation of Admin Console- request for help
Date Mon, 11 Jul 2005 17:43:44 GMT
On Jul 11, 2005, at 10:30 AM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:

>> I think you have mixed several separate issues together here.  SoC  
>> is a different issue we have discussed before.  I believe that the  
>> community wants the Trifork donation to be a subproject, so will  
>> enter via the incubator.  The IBM donation falls into a separate  
>> category.
> No, it's not clear to me what the "community" wants re TriFork.  It  
> was my understanding that the code would come here along with some  
> people to work on it to get things going as fast as possible.

Note I wrote "I believe".  Based on conversations I've had and from  
what I have seen on this list, *I believe* that this code will  
ultimately end up in a subproject.

> Lets put aside "who" for now and come up with a generally  
> acceptable policy.

I agree that "who" doesn't matter, but *I believe* it is a case-by- 
case basis decided based on the code base proposed for donation.  An  
ORB and a web-console are vastly different beasts.

>> I suggest that IBM makes the code visible, so Aaron and other can  
>> begin to review it.  If we decide that we want the code (and IBM  
>> finishes legal), we check it into /geronimo/trunk/sandbox/$ 
>> {console-name-here}, work with it there until we are happy, and  
>> then move it to /geronimo/trunk/applications/${console-name-here}.
> As long as this becomes our general policy for accepting code and/ 
> or new committers here, I'm fine with it.

What are you talking about?  We are in a thread to discuss the  
specific donation of the IBM console, not a thread to decide a policy  
on general code donation and committers.  If you would like to  
discuss those, please start a new thread and address it directly.


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