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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <l...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject Re: Donation of a CORBA Orb
Date Tue, 05 Jul 2005 16:20:46 GMT
On 7/5/2005 4:19 AM, Rick McGuire wrote:

> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>
>>
>> On Jul 5, 2005, at 4:50 AM, Jacek Laskowski wrote:
>>
>>> Jeff Genender wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> Relative to the statement above, is there a reason you want the  
>>>> ORB directly in the Geronimo project?  I can see this orb being an  
>>>> important project in its own right and can have many uses beyond  
>>>> Geronimo.  If not as its own ASF project, dare I say the  
>>>> possibility of a sub-project <flame suit on ;-)>?  I really think 

>>>> an orb is big enough, and important enough to be its own living/ 
>>>> breathing project.
>>>>
>>>
>>> I second that partially - is there a need to have two open source  
>>> ORBs compatible with the Apache License? Why would the donation  
>>> cause to create another ORB rather than to help OpenORB project to  
>>> fix their issues so that we could cleanly embbed it?
>>
>>
>>
>> Is the OpenORB project really alive and kicking?
>
>
> I just took a peek at the developers mailing list archives, and it 
> looks pretty quiet (the Geronimo dev list had more posts this weekend 
> than openorb has had this year).  There was a short discussion on 
> their progress to become part of Apache, and it doesn't look very 
> likely because of the current lack of activity.  It sounds like they 
> also had a potential licensing snag with Intalio that has been holding 
> things up.  Interestingly, one poster pinned their hopes on becoming 
> part of Apache on just two potential users, Geronimo and Harmony.
>
> What version of openorb was being used in Geronimo?  Was it the newest 
> 1.4 version?

Yes, v1.4.


Regards,
Alan



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