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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE][PROPOSAL][RESULT] Promote HttpClient to Jakarta Level
Date Tue, 06 Apr 2004 09:03:05 GMT
I believe only Jeff "Jandalf"

Oleg

On Tue, 2004-04-06 at 07:14, dion@multitask.com.au wrote:
> How many of us are on the PMC?
> 
> I know I am....
> --
> dIon Gillard, Multitask Consulting
> 
> 
> 
> Michael Becke <becke@u.washington.edu> wrote on 06/04/2004 11:58:43 AM:
> 
> > Nope.  I think we just need to submit the proposal to the PMC.
> > 
> > Mike
> > 
> > On Apr 5, 2004, at 6:29 PM, Oleg Kalnichevski wrote:
> > 
> > > Folks,
> > > What our next step in this regard is going to be? Is there anything 
> > > left
> > > to be done / discussed / agreed upon?
> > >
> > > Oleg
> > >
> > > On Mon, 2004-03-29 at 12:47, Adrian Sutton wrote:
> > >> The vote has passed.  We will put forth the proposal below to the 
> > >> Jakarta
> > >> PMC to move HttpClient to a Jakarta level project.  The vote details 
> > >> are
> > >> below:
> > >>
> > >> +1 votes -
> > >>     Adrian Sutton adrian@apache.org
> > >>     Oleg Kalnichevski olegk@apache.org
> > >>     Michael Becke mbecke@apache.org
> > >>     dIon Gillard dion@apache.org
> > >>
> > >> +0 votes -
> > >>     Ortwin Glück oglueck@apache.org
> > >>
> > >> Vote thread -
> > >> http://nagoya.apache.org/eyebrowse/BrowseList?listName=commons-
> > >> httpclient-de
> > >> v@jakarta.apache.org&by=thread&from=681919
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> (0) RATIONALE
> > >> HTTP is the main protocol used today on the internet.  Although the 
> > >> JDK
> > >> includes basic support for building HTTP-aware client applications, 
> it
> > >> doesn't provide the flexibility or ease of use needed for many 
> > >> projects.
> > >>
> > >> The current package in Jakarta-Commons is a widely used 
> > >> implementation with
> > >> a strong community behind it.  The size of it's community and it's 
> > >> project
> > >> has significantly outgrown the commons project and a move to a 
> > >> Jakarta level
> > >> project would provide better support for that community and for the 
> > >> on going
> > >> development of HttpClient.
> > >>
> > >> (1) SCOPE
> > >> The project shall create and maintain a Java library implementing the 
>  
> > >> client
> > >> side of the HTTP 1.0 and 1.1 protocol, as defined in RFC 1945, RFC 
> > >> 2616 and
> > >> RFC 2617.
> > >>
> > >> HttpClient also supports the following RFCs.
> > >>
> > >> * RFC 2109 for HTTP state management mechanism (Cookies) - an upgrade 
>  
> > >> to RFC
> > >> 2965 is planned for a future version of HttpClient
> > >>
> > >> * RFC 2396 Uniform Resoruce Identifiers (URI): Generic Syntax
> > >>
> > >> * RFC 1867 Form-based File Upload in HTML
> > >>
> > >> The package should:
> > >>
> > >> * Have an API which should be as simple to use as possible
> > >> * Be as easy to extend as possible
> > >> * Provide unconditional support for HTTP/1.1
> > >>
> > >> The package is quite different from the HTTP client provided as part 
> > >> of the
> > >> JDK (java.net.HttpURLConnection), as it focuses on the HTTP methods 
> > >> being
> > >> sent (instead of making that transparent to the user), and generally 
> > >> allows
> > >> more interaction with the lower level connection.  The JDK client is 
> > >> also
> > >> not very intuitive to use.
> > >>
> > >> The package is used by a wide range of projects both within the ASF 
> > >> and from
> > >> third parties.  These include:
> > >>
> > >> * Jakarta Slide
> > >> * Jakarta Commons Latka
> > >> * Nortel Networks
> > >> * HtmlUnit
> > >> * Jakarta Cactus
> > >> * JSR 147
> > >> * NOSE Applied Intelligence ag
> > >> * MindIQ's Design-a-Course
> > >> * ContactOffice
> > >> * Newknow
> > >> * de4d2c
> > >> * Furies
> > >> * Term Highlighting for Verity Ultraseek search results
> > >> * Mule - Universal Message Objects
> > >> * many more.
> > >>
> > >> (1.5) Interaction With Other Packages
> > >>
> > >> HttpClient relies on:
> > >>
> > >> * Java Development Kit (Version 1.2 or later; 1.3 or later 
> > >> recommended)
> > >> * Jakarta commons-logging (Version 1.0 or later)
> > >> * Jakarta commons-codec (Version 1.2 or later)
> > >>
> > >> (2) INITIAL SOURCE OF THE PACKAGE
> > >>
> > >> The initial codebase exists as a sub-project of Jakarta-Commons, in 
> > >> the
> > >> httpclient subdirectory of the jakarta-commons cvs tree.
> > >>
> > >> The proposed package name for the new sub-project is 
> > >> org.apache.httpclient.
> > >>
> > >> (3) REQUIRED JAKARTA RESOURCES
> > >>
> > >> * CVS Repository - New module, jakarta-httpclient in the CVS 
> > >> repository.
> > >>
> > >> * Initial Committers - The list is provided below.  All of the 
> > >> proposed
> > >> committers are currently jakarta-commons committers.
> > >>
> > >> * Mailing List - Two new mailing lists will be required:
> > >> httpclient-dev@jakarta.apache.org and 
> > >> httpclient-user@jakarta.apache.org
> > >> These will be used for developer discussions and user discussions
> > >> respectively.  CVS commit messages will be sent to the httpclient-dev 
>  
> > >> list.
> > >>
> > >> * Bugzilla - New product category "HttpClient", with appropriate 
> > >> version
> > >> identifiers as needed.  Existing bugs in the HttpClient component 
> > >> under the
> > >> Commons product category will need to be migrated.
> > >>
> > >> (4) INITIAL COMMITTERS
> > >> The initial committers on the HttpClient component shall be:
> > >>
> > >> * Michael Becke
> > >> * Jeff Dever
> > >> * dIon Gillard
> > >> * Ortwin Glück
> > >> * Oleg Kalnichevski
> > >> * Adrian Sutton
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> Adrian Sutton
> > >> ----------------------------------------------
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> > >>
> > >>
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