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From Shawn Jiang <>
Subject Re: Google Summer of Code
Date Fri, 20 Mar 2009 01:46:12 GMT
Two proposals for this program:
1, To make a glassfish --> geronimo migration tool

2, To test a bunch of most popular JEE apps like nexus, sugarCRM... on
    a, If there are incompatibility problem in these Apps. Report or
contribute the fix back to the App project.
    b, If being able to install a App with some deployment tuning. To make a
deployment guide about how to deploy this App to geronimo.

On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 8:33 PM, Juergen Weber <> wrote:

> Jarek Gawor-2 wrote:
> >
> > If we can come up with some interesting project ideas, I would be
> > happy to mentor a student or two.
> >
> A unique feature for Geronimo would be the ability to override every each
> single JEE deployment descriptor setting with geronimo-application.xml
> (same
> as you can right now do only with geronimo-ra.xml).
> The JEE idea of a deployer role who changes JEE descriptors and builds
> applications is not practical. In practice, companies have a process that
> requires developers to produce ready to run applications, which are then
> given to IT operations (who usually adapt some property files with server
> names and port numbers and so on, they never change web.xml). So it would
> be
> cool if developers could furnish an application.ear together with a
> geronimo-application.xml (that IT operations would adapt (with a really
> nice
> and shining wysiwyg editor for geronimo-application.xml)
> Still better, if you could edit geronimo-application.xml via the console.
> I once opened JIRAs for this:
> And, I am sure there are lots of other interesting improvement requests in
> JIRA ...
> Thanks,
> Juergen
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