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From Aaron Mulder <ammul...@alumni.princeton.edu>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Yoko - A CORBA Server Sub-Project
Date Thu, 26 Jan 2006 21:52:14 GMT
Ono, I'm not sure about the name for the project.

Oh, well, +1 anyway.

Aaron

On 1/26/06, Dain Sundstrom <dain@iq80.com> wrote:
> +1
>
> -dain
>
> On Jan 25, 2006, at 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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