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From Jeff Genender <>
Subject Re: Donation of a CORBA Orb
Date Thu, 07 Jul 2005 17:12:15 GMT

Yes that is why I threw that out there...I was interested in feedback 
from what the community thinks.

Thanks for responding.


Alan D. Cabrera wrote:
> 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 
> top-level-project.
> Regards,
> Alan

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