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From Donald Woods <>
Subject Re: [jira] Created: (GSHELL-151) Repackage org.apache.geronimo.gshell.* -> org.apache.gshell.*
Date Wed, 17 Dec 2008 18:12:26 GMT
Seems that as a "community" we should keep our project name as part of 
all groupIds we generate...

If no one else feels that way, then fine, I will not call for a vote, 
but my opinion stands... :-)


Kevan Miller wrote:
> On Dec 17, 2008, at 7:27 AM, Jason Dillon wrote:
>> On Dec 16, 2008, at 11:41 AM, Donald Woods wrote:
>>> Seems like something we should vote on, given our specs, samples, 
>>> components and plugin subprojects all use org.apache.geronimo.*
>> IMO specs, samples, components and plugins are all specific to 
>> geronimo, so the sub-package makes sense.  xbean on the other hand is 
>> not geronimo specific directly under o.a.
>> IMO GShell is not geronimo-specific, closer in nature to xbean than to 
>> specs or components.
>> So for me the change of packages makes a lot of sense.
> I agree.
> There's no requirement that sub-projects fall under a top-level project 
> namespace. There are certainly lots of examples of this... XBean and 
> Yoko being two examples within Geronimo. There are lot's of examples 
> outside of Geronimo...
> If we have a fundamental difference of opinion on this, then we can 
> certainly put it to a group vote. Barring such a disagreement, I don't 
> think a vote is needed... I'll assume that subsequent discussion will 
> determine if a vote is needed.
> --kevan

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