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From Martin Cooper <>
Subject Re: [proposal] Is it time for
Date Fri, 30 Jan 2004 19:10:56 GMT
+1 to Gump as a TLP - especially if Gumpy, written in Python and not Java,
is going to be the basis going forward. ;-)

Martin Cooper

On Fri, 30 Jan 2004, Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:

> First of all, let me say that I'm *very* impressed by the work done on
> Python Gump. It's *sweet*! I think it's about time that we switch away
> from the old shell+xslt version that is much harder to maintain and
> adapt.
> Second, I have root access on and would love to help
> setup a pygump installation there, making the official apache one and
> finally retiring the one on nagoya which was slow as hell.
> Moreover, it always bothered me that gump was under the supervision of
> the jakarta PMC while it is a much more general purpose project, but
> Sam and I agreed that until Gump had its own community, a top level
> domain would have been a bad idea.
> I think that Gump does have enough traction for becoming top level.
> So, here is my proposal:
>   1) install pygump on
> [macosx box located at apple, not huge but should be enough since it's
> currently doing nothing.. note that we are waiting for new shiny boxes
> that are coming from IBM, so if our needs grow, we will have plenty of
> room to grow without effecting the ASF infrastructure (one of those
> boxes was conceived for gump explicitly)]
>   2) initiate the burocratic process to get Gump as a Top Level Domain
> [I volunteer to help that process]
> What do you think?
> --
> Stefano.

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