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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <>
Subject Re: Donation of a CORBA Orb
Date Thu, 07 Jul 2005 16:56:42 GMT
Jeff Genender wrote, On 7/4/2005 10:05 AM:

> Kresten Krab Thorup wrote:
>> As for where it should be placed ASF-wise, I am thinking that it  
>> would be best to place it as part of Geronimo initially, because it  
>> is a good thing to have a concrete project [the appserver] to drive  
>> the requirements.  Also, the featureset required to do Java EE is  
>> somewhat less than the full CORBA spec (for instance, we have no  
>> interface/implementation repository, and no IDL compiler).
> Let me start by thanking you for wanting to contribute code to the 
> project.  This is awesome.
> 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.
> Thoughts?
I think that we should get something working and see what the community 
interest is before we start planning on if it will be a sub-project or a 


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