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From Kevan Miller <>
Subject Apache Con US '09 Geronimo Track
Date Mon, 13 Jul 2009 21:54:03 GMT
Repost from our dev list.

On Jul 13, 2009, at 5:53 PM, Kevan Miller wrote:

> All,
> There will be a Geronimo Track at ApacheCon US '09. We will be  
> sharing a full day with the Directory Project. This means that we'll  
> have 2 to 3 50 minute time slots. We have some flexibility on how we  
> format these time slots. So, IIUC, we can sub-divide these time  
> slots, if we desire.
> I've put together the following proposed Track Description. Comments  
> much appreciated. I'd like to settle on the track description  
> quickly, if possible. And hope we can start discussing talk  
> proposals and track formats, real soon.
> *************************************************************
> Apache Geronimo is a lightweight, flexible, component-based server  
> for building dynamic application server environments. Geronimo  
> plugins can be assembled into a fully compliant Java EE Server.  
> However, it can be easily assembled into a server providing a subset  
> of functionality or a minimal subset required to meet the  
> requirements of a set of applications. In addition to the Apache  
> Geronimo Server, the Geronimo project is also comprised of a number  
> of subprojects: Development Tools, XBean, Yoko, GShell, Specs, etc.
> Potential topics for the Geronimo Track include, but are in no way  
> limited to:
>   * Geronimo architecture,
>   * Systems management,
>   * Application development and user experiences,
>   * OSGi Blueprint,
>   * Kernel restructuring,
>   * Java EE 6,
>   * etc.
> *************************************************************
> Please let me know your thoughts on the above. Also, please start  
> thinking about potential talks. However, please don't start making  
> specific talk proposals, yet.
> Finally, we will need to discuss our selection process for talk  
> proposals. I would prefer that we reach our talk decisions on our  
> public mailing list, rather than our private@ mailing list. This  
> could be a bit sensitive, however. So, I would appreciate your  
> thoughts. If we're concerned about potential harm this might cause,  
> it's possible that some sort of anonymous vote could be held.
> --kevan

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