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From David Jencks <david_jen...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Entropy, or the heat death of the geronimo code base
Date Sun, 02 Mar 2008 08:34:00 GMT
Thanks everyone for the prompt responses!  The forces of disorder  
have been kept at bay!

thanks
david jencks

On Feb 28, 2008, at 3:07 PM, David Jencks wrote:

> A few years ago I read about an information based perpetual motion  
> machine someone came up with.  IIRC many people studied it for  
> quite a while before realizing that the flaw was an assumption that  
> erasing information was free.  It turned out to require the same  
> energy as apparently extracted from the machine.
>
> By applying this "green svn" energy saving principle we have an  
> unparalleled opportunity to assure that future visitors to our svn  
> repo will have no way of finding the live code.
>
> OR...
>
> we could clean up the leftovers from completed refactoring efforts  
> and releases.
>
> Here's the stuff I have located in a quick scan that I think has  
> more recent versions elsewhere or is completely obsolete and can be  
> removed, organized by last committer:
>
> pmcmahan:
done
> plugins/activemq
> plugins/console
> plugins/debugviews
> plugins/jee-management
> plugins/plancreator
> plugins/pluto
> plugins/system-database
>
> djencks:
done
> sandbox/servlet-2.5 (I'm not the last committer but did merge this  
> into trunk) (I've removed this)
> sandbox/geronimo-jaspi (I merged this into trunk, and removed it)
>
> jdillon:
done
> sandbox/g1.1-activemq4
> sandbox/repository (did this make it into the wiki?  I'm planning  
> to propose using http://maven.apache.org/developers/release/ 
> releasing.html as the basis for releasing g. stuff, is this relevant?)
>
> dain:
done
> sandbox/plugins/global-jndi (I'm pretty sure I've got this all into  
> trunk)
>
> prasad:
done
> sandbox/restructure
>
> kevan:
done
> sandbox/xsds  Didn't these get moved somewhere more appropriate?
>
> rick:
done
> sandbox/mail  (You had nothing to do with this, but could you look  
> and check if there is anything useful inside?)
>
> alan:
done
> sandbox/james (this appears to be a basically unmodified copy of  
> james)
>
> dblevins:
done
> server/branches/jpa-plugin  (looks like a branch to play with jpa  
> that never went anywhere)
> specs/branches/jee5-spec (See GERONIMO-2358 Not sure why this  
> didn't get removed.... or is my svn messed up?)
>
> gnodet:
done
> specs/branches/geronimo-servlet_2.5_spec-1.1.1
> specs/branches/geronimo-stax-api_1.0_spec-1.0.1
>
>
>
> Does anyone have any clue what this is:
>
done
> sandbox/spring-assembly (last modified 2006)
>
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> If you know about one of these and think it should stay please  
> reply.  If you know it should go you can remove it, tell me to  
> remove it, or do nothing and I will in a few days.
>
> thanks
> david jencks
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