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From David Blevins <david.blev...@visi.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Yoko - A CORBA Server Sub-Project
Date Fri, 27 Jan 2006 17:05:43 GMT
That's a +1 oh father of two Yokos.

-David

On Jan 25, 2006, at 1:48 PM, Alan D. Cabrera wrote:

> heh heh
>
> Is this a +1 or -1 vote?
>
>
> Regards,
> Alan
>
> On 1/25/2006 12:33 PM, David Blevins wrote:
>
>> Yoko!  Is this just a clever way to confuse your wife so she  
>> doesn't  know if your taking care of your daughter or hacking on  
>> code? :)
>>
>> Alan Cabrera, I nominate you as the cleverest man alive.
>>
>> -David
>>
>>
>> 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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