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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <l...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject Re: [discuss] Eclipse as a Geronimo sub-project
Date Tue, 23 Aug 2005 23:50:12 GMT
It can go into a tools directory, just like we have a modules directory.


Regards,
Alan

Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote, On 8/23/2005 4:34 PM:

> Tooling is one of our major initiatives to "knock the corners off".   
> How do you integrate an eclipse plug in directly in Geroniomo?  It's  
> for Eclipse, isn't it?
>
> I think it just makes sense to have a subproject on tooling, and  
> start producing releases independently...  I agree that Eclipse is  
> too small by itself (as I noted in a previous email), but general  
> tool isn't, and the eclipse plug in is an excellent start....
>
> geir
>
> On Aug 23, 2005, at 4:28 PM, Alan D. Cabrera wrote:
>
>> 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  
>>>> pmc@geronimo.apache.org, 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.
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>> Alan
>>
>>
>>
>>
>



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