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From "Guillaume Nodet" <gno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE RESULT] Release GShell 1.0-alpha-1
Date Fri, 21 Dec 2007 07:22:54 GMT
Any news about that ?

On Dec 19, 2007 9:39 PM, Jason Dillon <jason@planet57.com> wrote:

> This vote has passed with 8 +1, no other votes.
>
> I will release this later today.
>
> --jason
>
>
> On Dec 14, 2007, at 6:02 PM, Jason Dillon wrote:
>
> > Oh ya... the time is now, all you party people get out on the floor
> > and shake what your mother gave ya...
> >
> > This is the *first* _official_ release of GShell... and I invite all
> > of you to go an have a quick look over the only docs we got at the
> > moment:
> >
> >    http://cwiki.apache.org/GSHELL
> >
> > More docs are on there way I can assure you... as well as more
> > features, functionality and fun with your command-line... aight!
> >
> > * * *
> >
> > GShell has been a dream of mine for... er um what seems like years
> > now... oh wait it has been years.  And well, the universe has
> > finally aligned and things are falling into place quite nicely I'd
> > say.  Some external groups are already consuming these goodies,
> > others have asked me about it, and there might even been some
> > commercial apps wanting a simple/easy/kick-ass command-line (remote
> > scriptable) interface to their application on the horizon too.
> >
> > If any of you remember the JBucks days, when I whittled Twiddle out
> > of thin air as a pluggable command-line  framework (only realized to
> > invoke lame JMX muck)... well, GShell is here to carve out its own
> > notch... or well, I hope it can get sharp enough to cut something.
> > I think it will... just believe, imagine and well we make dreams
> > reality her in the land of source which is open... na... aighty.
> >
> > Keep in mind this is an *alpha-1* release, and is a little rough (or
> > in some cases more than a little) around the corners.  I hope, with
> > the help, guidance and suggestions of the community, that we can
> > sort though all of the significant issues and polish GShell off
> > enough to make it generally mass-consumable by applications (like
> > ServiceMix, ActiveMQ, and other sister server-orient projects which
> > need a sophisticated command-line interface for administration,
> > configuration, whatever).
> >
> > This version of GShell was inspired a little (okay... a lot) by the
> > work I've done on the Groovy projects 'groovysh' command-line tool (
> http://groovy.codehaus.org/Groovy+Shell
> >  ).  Actually working on 'groovysh' really helped me to figure out
> > many things w/GShell... and maybe one day Groovy's 'groovysh' will
> > actually use GShell as a framework, though there is a bit of work
> > left in the core to make that a reality.  For folks that haven't use
> > my new 'groovysh', you can easily have a look by using the 'groovy-
> > maven-plugin', as in:
> >
> >    mvn groovy:shell
> >
> > You'll notice a lot of similarities between 'groovysh' and 'gsh' I'm
> > sure.
> >
> > * * *
> >
> > While working on this release I've come to realize that GShell and
> > Maven2 are very similar creatures... which I'll elaborate on more in
> > the future... but because of that significant functionality which is
> > already implemented in Maven2 is 90% (or sometimes more) compatible
> > with the direction GShell is headed towards.  For example, one
> > feature alpha-2 will have is to allow command plugins to define
> > 'dependencies' just as a Maven project does now.  And GShell can be
> > configured (a bit more flexibly than Maven ATM) for how to find
> > those dependencies (in a local repo, in a remote repo, in some uber-
> > jar, etc).  This will all leverage the maturing Maven2 codebase.  So
> > in some ways GShell will grow with Maven2 as they both become more
> > and more functional, stable, reliable... and well ass-kicking no
> > doubt.
> >
> > Um... crap, I'm e-babbling again; sorry.   So, lets vote and push
> > this puppy out already... ?!
> >
> > +1    Oh ya, come on baby... you know you want it
> > +0    Um... I don't know what is wrong with batch personally, can't we
> > just use that?
> > -1    I like cheese, cheese makes me happy... but damn it cheese won't
> > let me remotely administer my application... wtf, no way... WAIT!!!!
> >
> > So, its Friday evening, 6ish PST... so lets say _sometime_ on
> > Tuesday the 25th I'll call the vote.  That is a little more than 72
> > hours... so get your #2 pencils out and shake what your mother gave
> > ya...
> >
> > --jason
> >
> >
>
>


-- 
Cheers,
Guillaume Nodet
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Blog: http://gnodet.blogspot.com/

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