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From "Sakala, Adinarayana" <ASAK...@iona.com>
Subject RE: [VOTE] Yoko - A CORBA Server Sub-Project
Date Thu, 26 Jan 2006 15:57:35 GMT
+1

thanks,
Adi

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alan D. Cabrera [mailto:list@toolazydogs.com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 26, 2006 10:25 AM
> To: dev@geronimo.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [VOTE] Yoko - A CORBA Server Sub-Project
> 
> 
> +1
> 
> 
> Regards,
> Alan
> 
> On 1/25/2006 11:37 AM, Alan D. Cabrera wrote:
> 
> > = PROJECT PROPOSAL =
> >
> > Yoko, a CORBA Server.
> >
> > This proposal outlines the creation of a Geronimo 
> sub-project within 
> > the Apache Software Foundation.
> >
> > = RATIONALE =
> >
> > The current Apache Geronimo project 
> (http://geronimo.apache.org/) is 
> > in great need of a CORBA ORB that is not tied into a particular 
> > vendor's JVM and version.
> >
> > This proposal is to build a compliant OMG CORBA server.
> >
> > A set of leading vendors in this space are joining together to 
> > contribute code and developer resources for this project. 
> We expect it 
> > to be a major success.
> >
> > = INITIAL SOURCE =
> >
> > IONA and Trifork will contribute core pieces of the source. IONA 
> > source will open source an
> > ORB and IIOP transport, and will provide the call chain utilizing 
> > Celtix jars. The project will
> > then expose the transport via a dynamic API that is 
> XMLShema based and 
> > can be bound to JAX-B,
> > XMLBean, Geronimo, Tuscany or any implementation. As a side benefit 
> > the XMLShema API will also be able to support other transports and 
> > binding through configuration.
> >
> > The developer community will take that code as input and 
> produce the 
> > best possible CORBA server.
> >
> > = RESOURCES TO BE CREATED =
> >
> > * SVN Repository
> > * Jira
> > * Mailing Lists
> > * Official Build Systems
> >
> > = AVOIDING THE WARNING SIGNS =
> >
> > == Orphaned products: ==
> >
> > The CORBA Server will be a part of Geronimo and under heavy active 
> > development.
> >
> > == Inexperience with open source: ==
> >
> > Many of the current committers have experience working with open 
> > source projects and communities and the leaders of this project are 
> > long time ASF contributors. We do not expect any difficulty in 
> > executing under normal meritocracy rules.
> >
> > == Homogenous developers: ==
> >
> > There are developers from various companies: Chutnoon, IBM, IONA, 
> > LogicBlaze, Trifork, and Simula Labs.
> >
> > == No ties to other Apache products: ==
> >
> > The CORBA server intends to be a sub-project of Geronimo.  Other 
> > Apache projects such as Harmony could also use the ORB.
> >
> > == A fascination with the Apache brand: ==
> >
> > A CORBA ORB that is not tied to a particular vendor's JVM 
> is critical 
> > for the Geronimo project.
> >
> > The contributors are leading vendors in this space. There 
> is no risk 
> > of any of the usual warning signs of orphaned or abandoned code.
> >
> > = Initial COMMITTERS =
> >
> > * David Blevins (IBM) - Member of Geronimo PMC and Axis Committer
> > * Balaji Bravi (IONA), Balaji.MosurRavi@iona.com
> > * Alan Cabrera (Simula Labs), adc@apache.org - Member of 
> Geronimo PMC 
> > and Directory Committer
> > * Hiram Chirino (LogicBlaze)  - Member of Geronimo PMC
> > * Jeff Genender (Virtuas) - Member of Geronimo PMC
> > * Matt Hogstrom (IBM), matt@hogstrom.org - Member of Geronimo PMC
> > * David Jencks (IBM) - Member of Geronimo PMC
> > * Anders Hessellund Jensen (Trifork), ahj@trifork.com
> > * Prasad Kosuru (IONA), prasadarao.kosuru@iona.com
> > * Lars K├╝hne (OpenORB), lakuehne@t-online.de
> > * Trustin Lee (1noon.com), trustin@apache.org - Member of Directory 
> > PMC and Felix PPMC
> > * Rick McGuire (IBM), rickmcg@gmail.com
> > * Darren Middleman (IONA), darrenmiddleman@iona.com
> > * Edell Nolan (IONA), edell.nolan@iona.com
> > * Conrad O'Dea (IONA), Conrad.ODea@iona.com
> > * Dion Picco (IONA), dion.picco@iona.com
> > * Andy Piper (BEA), andyp@bea.com
> > * Jeppe Sommer (Trifork), jeppe@trifork.com
> > * Adi Sakala (IONA), adi.sakala@iona.com
> > * Dain Sundstrom (IBM) dain@apache.org - Member of Geronimo PMC and 
> > JDO Committer
> > * Kresten Krab Thorup (Trifork), krab@trifork.com
> > * David Weir (IONA), david.weir@iona.com
> >
> >
> > = PROPOSED APACHE SPONSOR =
> >
> > The Geronimo PMC has voted to accept this project into the Geronimo 
> > project upon successful incubation.
> >
> > = MENTORS =
> >
> > * James Strachan
> >
> 
> 
> 

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