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From Clinton Begin <clinton.be...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] iBATIS Project Team Moving to Google Code
Date Mon, 31 May 2010 05:31:14 GMT
Unfortunately no.  You would have had to join something -- or others
would have.  Many people have google accounts, so in addition to all
of the othe benefits of Google Code, we leveraged that too.

Clinton

On 2010-05-30, Zoran Avtarovski <zoran@sparecreative.com> wrote:
> I don¹t mean to be a pain, but is there a way of subscribing to the new list
> without having to join google? I really don¹t want to have another account
> to manage, especially with them.
>
> I¹m happy to do it through nabble as I already use them.
>
> Z.
>
>
>>
>> ANNOUNCEMENT
>>
>> Eight years ago in 2002, I created the iBATIS Data Mapper and introduced
>> SQL
>> Mapping as an approach to persistence layer development.  Shortly
>> thereafter,
>> I donated the iBATIS name and code to the Apache Software Foundation.  The
>> ASF
>> has been the home of iBATIS for the past six years.
>>
>> A lot changes in six years.  By 2010 we've seen a great deal of innovation
>> and
>> change in the areas of development methodology, source control, social
>> networking and open-source infrastructure.  As part of the ASF, iBATIS has
>> had
>> only limited ability to benefit from some of these new developments --
>> some of
>> which are not all that new anymore.
>>
>> Our project has a committed team, a vibrant community, a great culture of
>> cooperation and some exciting new releases.  But we believe we can make it
>> even better.
>>
>> Therefore, the entire core development team of iBATIS has decided to
>> continue
>> the development of the framework at a new home and with a new name.
>>
>> This includes all of the iBATIS for Java committers:
>>
>>   * Clinton Begin
>>   * Brandon Goodin
>>   * Jeff Butler
>>   * Larry Meadors
>>   * Nathan Maves
>>   * Kai Grabfelder
>>
>> And all of the iBATIS.NET committers:
>>
>>   * Michael McCurrey
>>   * Ron Grabowski
>>   * Michael Schall
>>
>> NEW NAME AND HOME
>>
>> Both the Java and .NET project teams have forked the software to Google
>> Code,
>> where they'll continue to maintain it and create new releases.
>>
>>   * The names of the new projects are:  MyBatis and MyBatis.NET
>>   * The website for the new projects is:  http://www.mybatis.org
>> <http://www.mybatis.org/>
>>   * Java Google Code Project:  http://code.google.com/p/mybatis/
>>   * .NET Google Code Project:  http://code.google.com/p/mybatisnet/
>>
>> QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
>>
>> Some answers to obvious questions:
>>
>>   * The license will not change
>>   * Your code will be fully compatible
>>   * The package names and namespaces won't change anytime soon
>>  * iBATIS 2 and 3 will be supported, with both 2.3.5 GA and 3.0.1 GA
>> releases
>> becoming available immediately
>>  * iBATIS.NET 1.x and 3.x will be supported, with a new release coming
>> available soon
>>   * None of the existing Apache resources will be deleted
>>  * The Apache project will be archived in the Apache Attic, if or when it
>> becomes stale
>>
>> DATES
>>
>>   * Now - The Confluence wiki is already frozen (due to login issues)
>>   * By June 23rd - The Jira issue tracker will be changed to read-only
>> mode
>>   * By June 30th - The team (mentioned above) will unsubscribe from the
>> Apache
>> mailing lists
>>   * July 1st, 2010 - Marks the 8th birthday of the framework!
>>
>> GOALS
>>
>> We believe can improve a number of things by making this move, including
>> (but
>> not limited to):
>>
>>   * Lighter process
>>   * More frequent releases
>>   * Unified infrastructure
>>   * Modernized tools (source control etc.)
>>   * Build and deployment automation
>>   * Easier to use mailing lists
>>   * Single sign-on for users
>>   * Greater community involvement
>>   * More productive development team
>>
>> NEXT STEPS
>>
>> There are only a few things you need to do immediately, and a couple that
>> you'll need to do eventually.
>>
>>    1. Sign up for new mailing lists (now)
>>    2. Use the new issue tracker and wiki (now)
>>    3. Change bookmarks / links to the new site (now)
>>    4. Download new build (when you need your next build)
>>    5. Change DTD/XSD DOCTYPE headers in XML files (after you upgrade in
>> #4,
>> but old doctypes will work with the new framework too)
>>
>> Full details for each of these steps can be found at the following Wiki
>> page.
>>
>> http://code.google.com/p/mybatis/wiki/DocIbatis2MyBatis
>>
>> Making this move is a big decision and a lot of work.  However, we truly
>> believe that the efforts will pay off.
>>
>> We'd like to thank the Apache Software Foundation for the past six years
>> of
>> working together.
>>
>> We'll see you all on the other side.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Clinton Begin
>> Original Creator of iBATIS
>> http://www.mybatis.org <http://www.mybatis.org/>
>>
>>
>>
>
>

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