geronimo-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <>
Subject Re: Donation of Admin Console- request for help
Date Mon, 11 Jul 2005 22:25:55 GMT

On Jul 11, 2005, at 1:43 PM, Dain Sundstrom wrote:

> 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.

I believed from our call that irrespective of subprojectness, they  
would be coming here directly, and you agreed with that.

>> 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.

Yep, but we need to have a consistent policy, right?

>>> 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.

Well, have you read the whole thread?   Aaron introduced the concept  
of a general solution :

"I believe the question is essentially the same as the question
around the TriFork CORBA donation."

If you wish to change the subject line, lets do it if we need to...


> -dain

Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

View raw message