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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [vote] Accept JIRA contribution HARMONY-3 : Archie Cobbs' Contribution of JCVM
Date Sat, 01 Oct 2005 21:12:07 GMT

On Oct 1, 2005, at 3:42 PM, Tim Ellison wrote:

> Sorry, I wasn't referring to the mechanics of voting, but rather what
> was being implied by the response from people on the list.
>
> For example, I'd definitely +1 for getting relevant code in as seed  
> for
> the project,

So did you?  :D

> so hearing about an incoming VM implementation or interface
> design is excellent.  I guess that the PPMC are uniquely in a position
> to ensure that 'bulk' contributions have the paperwork in order  
> (ref the
> contribution policy on the website).

Yes.  (And I'll update the policy docs to reflect better how things  
are working later this weekend...)

>
> Again, not implying that this is wrong or anything, just learning.
>
> Regards,
> Tim
>
>
> acoliver@apache.org wrote:
>
>> I think we should refer people to the authorative source, but that  
>> may
>> be a general bias on my part due to a game I played in  
>> Kindergarten.  :-)
>>
>> I share your opinion on fractional votes...they are annoying and make
>> counting more difficult.  However I don't think this warrants  
>> discussion
>> yet.  Late refactoring is good.  Solve problems you have, not the  
>> ones
>> you might have.
>>
>> -Andy
>>
>> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>>
>>
>>> That's good background.
>>>
>>> If theres something to be added here http://incubator.apache.org/
>>> harmony/guidelines.html, suggest it.
>>>
>>> (But I really want to avoid fractional votes.  Written comments are
>>> much more expressive and avoid assumptions.)
>>>
>>> geir
>>>
>>> On Oct 1, 2005, at 12:24 PM, acoliver@apache.org wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> See this http://apache.org/foundation/voting.html
>>>>
>>>> Tim Ellison wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Great to see this stuff coming in.  Just for my education, what
>>>>> does +1
>>>>> mean from people -- is it simply that the code 'fits' within  
>>>>> the  scope
>>>>> of the project?  does it mean that the relevant documentation
>>>>> (authorized contrubutor questionnaire, ICLA, ?) is known to be on
>>>>> file?
>>>>> Your resolved concern below implies that you are also doing a
>>>>> first-pass
>>>>> IP sniff test, though I recognise that the sandboxing safety  
>>>>> net  is in
>>>>> place too.
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>> Tim
>>>>> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> +1 from me
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I was concerned about the provenance given some of the statement
>>>>>> found
>>>>>> in the contribution, but Archie's explanation and statement  
>>>>>> of   it
>>>>>> being
>>>>>> his original work based on exposure to only open-source
>>>>>> implementations
>>>>>> is fine for me.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> This is going into the sandbox - if we happen to discover an   
>>>>>> issue
>>>>>> about this in the near future, we can simply fix it.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Sep 30, 2005, at 5:18 PM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Archie Cobbs has offered the JCVM project under the Apache
>>>>>>> License  to
>>>>>>> Apache Harmony.  It can be found here :
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-3
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> [ ] +1 Accept the code into the project sandbox
>>>>>>> [ ] -1 Don't accept the code.  Reason :
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> This vote will close 72 hours from now.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> geir
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> -- 
>>>>>>> Geir Magnusson Jr                                   
>>>>>>> +1-203-665-6437
>>>>>>> geirm@apache.org
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -- 
>>>> Andrew C. Oliver
>>>> SuperLink Software, Inc.
>>>>
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>>>> fixed.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>
> -- 
>
> Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
> IBM Java technology centre, UK.
>
>

-- 
Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
geirm@apache.org



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