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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Trifork CORBA
Date Tue, 25 Oct 2005 15:35:38 GMT
I think that the intention here is pretty clear.  How do you think we  
should get started?

geir



On Oct 25, 2005, at 11:31 AM, Dain Sundstrom wrote:

> I pulled down the code an it looks like a lot of IIOP stuff is  
> there, what is missing for a full ORB?  I'm not sure how I can help  
> with this without the full orb code.  If we had that, I could try  
> integrating it into OpenEJB, but I am completely lost.
>
> I had this same problem with the last IIOP donation, which was also  
> just IO code, and I hope to not repeat the experience.
>
> What is your plan to get people involved?
>
> -dain
>
> On Oct 25, 2005, at 8:19 AM, Dain Sundstrom wrote:
>
>
>> For those of you that missed it Kresten wrote in the JIRA entry:
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> As has been discussed previously, Trifork wants to donate a CORBA  
>> implementation. This message is to get things really started in  
>> context of Geronimo. Along with this message is a tar ball of the  
>> initial contribution, and I want to take this opportunity to  
>> describe what we are donating and how we would like to do this.
>>
>> To set things straight, will not be donating a full CORBA  
>> implementation up front. What we are proposing is to donate the  
>> resources (read: developers) that it takes to do a full CORBA  
>> implementation in context of Apache Geronimo. Our concern with  
>> donating the full code is that we want to ensure that this is  
>> built as a community effort, so when we're done we are not the  
>> "single point of failure" for this to succeed as we go forward. We  
>> would like to avoid being the only ones to know the code, so that  
>> the CORBA implementation that comes out of this is something that  
>> can have a life without us pushing it forward. This is really the  
>> principal value that we see in contributing to this project. We  
>> want to have a free and independent CORBA implementation too, but  
>> we would like to avoid being stuck on it as we go forward.
>>
>> Having said all that, we do have a CORBA implementation; and in  
>> our effort to bring this forward we will definitively use bits,  
>> pieces or even large chunks of this to make the Apache Geronimo  
>> CORBA implementation be complete and successful.
>>
>> We know that there is eagerness in the Geronimo community to get  
>> things started in building a CORBA solution, and so hopefully this  
>> first contribution will be accepted as a starting point from which  
>> we will build a world-class CORBA system.
>>
>> What is in this package is the foundation of a new I/O subsystem  
>> that I have previously talked about, and some of the code to hook  
>> that up with the client-side of the CORBA stack. As such, thins  
>> chunk of code is not in even self-contained nor complete. It's  
>> just the state of the code in our lab right now, and we want to  
>> move this into Geronimo space before we get too far along.
>>
>> The mile stones that I imagine moving forward from here would be  
>> something like this:
>>
>> 1. Client-side stream-based invocation.
>> 2. Value semantics (object serialization)
>> 3. Server-side stream-based invocation handling, including POA  
>> implementation.
>> 4. Dynamic stubs.
>> 5. Local invocations.
>>
>> There are a ton of sub-projects that I would love to see someone  
>> starting on; some of which already have place holders or stubs in  
>> the code that is part of the tar ball attached to this.
>>
>>
>> On Oct 25, 2005, at 7:40 AM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>> Kresten,
>>>
>>> Can you take the main comment of the JIRA and post here on the  
>>> list?  Having a threaded discussion in JIRA is awful.
>>>
>>> Welcome, thanks for the contribution, and I look forward for more  
>>> discussion here.
>>>
>>> geir
>>>
>>> On Oct 25, 2005, at 10:29 AM, Kresten Krab Thorup (JIRA) wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> Use Trifork CORBA (freeorb
>>>> --------------------------
>>>>
>>>>          Key: GERONIMO-1111
>>>>          URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-1111
>>>>      Project: Geronimo
>>>>         Type: New Feature
>>>>   Components: CORBA
>>>>     Versions: 1.1
>>>>     Reporter: Kresten Krab Thorup
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
>>> geirm@apache.org
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>
>

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Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
geirm@apache.org



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