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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r225141 - in /geronimo/site: docs/guidelines.html xdocs/guidelines.xml
Date Mon, 25 Jul 2005 20:52:17 GMT

On Jul 25, 2005, at 4:29 PM, Dain Sundstrom wrote:

> On Jul 25, 2005, at 11:29 AM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>> On Jul 25, 2005, at 1:37 PM, Dain Sundstrom wrote:
>>> I think we should start with guidelines that are from a project  
>>> that is in a much earlier stage of development.  These guidelines  
>>> work well for httpd since it is such a stable code base, but I  
>>> believe unworkable for us.  Are there other project guidelines we  
>>> can start with? Perhaps incubator, jakarta, or web-services?
>> It's not clear that Incubator's rules are relevant, as they are  
>> for a really different kind of project. (I'm guessing, as I didn't  
>> go look...)
>> As for the others, they are probably derived from httpd in some way.
>> What aspects do you feel are unworkable for us?  Lets just fix  
>> those bugs that you see.
> Can we delay this until after OSCon?  I would like to work on M4  
> 100% this week and then relax at OSCon next week.  If this is  
> really important, I guess we can work on it now, but I get the  
> feeling the community wants M4 asap :)

I wasn't interested in forcing anything through, just getting a  
discussion going.  If you have no problem with me at least pushing to  
the public site, we can ponder as we need to.

> In the mean time I think it would be helpful if you could point the  
> community at the guidelines used by the different projects at the  
> ASF.  I think a bit of background reading over the next two weeks  
> will make this discussion move much easier.  I also request that  
> until we discuss and vote on the guidelines we remove them from our  
> website;  I don't want to create any confusion.

The guidelines are clearly marked as "PROPOSED" on the page, under a  
"Proposed" section of the left side menu.  Does that sufficiently  
address that concern?


> BTW, I definitely think this is useful for the project, and I am  
> not attempting to kill this idea.  I just want everyone to have the  
> bandwidth to participate.
> -dain

Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

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