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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <>
Subject Re: [discuss] Eclipse as a Geronimo sub-project
Date Tue, 23 Aug 2005 12:40:16 GMT

On Aug 23, 2005, at 12:14 AM, Dain Sundstrom wrote:

> On Aug 22, 2005, at 8:24 PM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>> So we now have a subproject policy.
>> Any thoughts on taking the IBM eclipse tooling contribution as a  
>> subproject?  It's independent, has interested people that are  
>> annoying us with patches :) adds value to the project and grows  
>> the community in a technically diverse way,  and has a plausible  
>> roadmap.
>> I would suggest that if we do so, we'd move the current code from  
>> sandbox and add Sachin Patel as a committer for the subproject.
>> This is a sensitive issue because of there's a person involved, so  
>> if anyone has any issues that need to be discussed confidentially,  
>> please feel free to post to, or mail to me  
>> or another PMC member.
> I think it is a bit premature to make this a full fledged  
> subproject.  I personally don't use eclipse so I don't know if it  
> builds, or is what users want.

Maybe we should hear from people who know the space then.  I hear  
that a few people use Eclipse :)

>   For now, I think the sandbox is appropriate place to incubate the  
> code and community.   We need to be careful when creating  
> subprojects, so we don't end up with lots of abandoned codebases.

I think we'd just dump them if work stopped, just like we do with  
other code.

>   I guessing this will happen quickly for the eclipse plugin given  
> how many eclipse users there are out there and we will be better  
> off for waiting a bit.



> -dain

Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

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