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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <>
Subject Re: [discuss] Eclipse as a Geronimo sub-project
Date Tue, 23 Aug 2005 20:28:26 GMT
Dain Sundstrom wrote, On 8/22/2005 9:14 PM:

> 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.  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 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. 

I agree.  I think that this is a bit premature to make this a full 
fledged subproject.  This should start in the sandbox with the idea that 
it be integrated directly into Geronimo.


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