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From Mark Struberg <>
Subject Re: Any activity soon ?
Date Mon, 06 Feb 2012 23:02:13 GMT
a release would be highly appreciated.
We just need to do a few quick checks up front. 

Mainly if the IP is fine, plus a few things I've wrote up for another Incubator project:


----- Original Message -----
> From: Séven Le Mesle <>
> To: "" <>
> Cc: 
> Sent: Monday, February 6, 2012 11:55 PM
> Subject: Re: Any activity soon ?
> Good to have such answers, Michele I surely can get youre patches and merge them 
> in the source tree. 
> We chose a new name for the project, should I refactor the packages to use the 
> new name as well as the pom's ?
> My idea to keep the community up and running, is first to make the ML more 
> active so new users can have more feedback. I also want to write one article 
> about on my company blog: it has good visibility for Java IT in 
> France. 
> Now here is the question what should we do now ?
> By priority:
> 1- improve http rfc support (streaming / parsing)
> 2- improve buffering with pools
> 3- create a builder pattern or something to simplify server creation 
> (multi-thread included)
> There is many fine tuning we can do to improve performances and usability.
> One more thing, we need to release a full apache version.
> I hope this sounds good to all of you, just tell me.
> Séven.
> Le 6 févr. 2012 à 22:57, Emmanuel Lécharny <> a écrit 
> :
>>  On 2/6/12 10:23 PM, Michele Zuccala' wrote:
>>>  Guys, I want to tell you that I never stop using deft.
>>>  When I have seen no more update, I looked for something similar, but 
> there
>>>  is currently no framework that is simple to use, light and fast like 
> this (
>>>  netty is good, but too generic)
>>>  After several months of use I can say that it is already stable enough 
> to be
>>>  used in production (I'm not crazy: D is the engine of my api REST) 
> and my
>>>  boss is pleased of the results
>>>  So long life to deft and I would be happy to help you with ideas and
>>>  patches that I have developed up to now.
>>  Any patch would be very welcomed ! You know, Michele, becoming a 
> contributor is as easy as providing some patches and being voted in as a 
> committer.
>>  Regarding the project status, I would also say that the most difficult part 
> of being in the incubator, is to get out and becoming a TLP. It's all about 
> attracting new committers, to increase the number of active contributors, as an 
> ASF project is all about the community, not the code.
>>  Some of you may decide to stop the effort, because they don't have 
> time, energy, or have switch to some other project, that's just fine. 
> It's a collaborative effort, people get in, people get out. And some other 
> still have an interest in it, this is how the project keeps going on.
>>  So let's make this baby shake !
>>  -- 
>>  Regards,
>>  Cordialement,
>>  Emmanuel Lécharny

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