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From "Prasad Kashyap" <goyathlay.geron...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Promoting GShell to a real subproject
Date Mon, 29 Oct 2007 13:15:36 GMT
Thanx Kevan.

+1.

Cheers
Prasad

On 10/26/07, Kevan Miller <kevan.miller@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Oct 26, 2007, at 10:35 AM, Prasad Kashyap wrote:
>
> > I don't see why we shouldn't. But can someone more informed please
> > list the pros and cons.
>
> Here's my list:
>
> Pro's
>
>   * Easier for other projects to reuse GShell
>   * Release cycle not tied to Geronimo server release cycle
>
> Con's
>
>   * Small overhead for being a separately released project --
> documentation, release voting, etc
>   * Separate source tree can complicate debugging (can make the
> counterpoint that debugging GShell is easier...)
>
> The Geronimo tx-manager components (transaction and connector) is
> another example where we've done this. Note that prior to (or
> concurrent with) voting on our last two releases, we've been voting
> on a tx-manager release. Although it need not be that way, we're
> falling into a lock-step release cycle...
>
> I assume that Guillaume is interested in using GShell outside of
> Geronimo. I assume that there will be others...
>
> I'd support GShell as a subproject...
>
> --kevan
>
>

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