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Subject [Incubator Wiki] Update of "July2006" by Upayavira
Date Tue, 18 Jul 2006 21:46:14 GMT
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The following page has been changed by Upayavira:
http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/July2006

The comment on the change is:
Felix report

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+ Upayavira says "Felix progresses well as a community, increasing in
+ maturity, and I believe that Felix is nearly ready to graduate. In
+ preparation for that we have been going over the relevant issues:
+ auditing licensing of code and libraries, porting non-ASF services onto
+ ASF hardware (a Confluence wiki) and improving our public website."
+ 
+ Other details:
+ 
+ Community:
+   * Stephane Frenot was added as a committer.
+   * Defined and accepted Felix community roles and processes document.
+   * Working with Maven community to get OSGi packaging features into the Maven core with
the involvement of Jason van Zyl and Peter Kriens.
+   * Announced "Felix Commons" initiative for bundling common libraries for use in the OSGi
framework.
+   * Working on and nearing completion of various graduation tasks, such as license verification.
+ 
+ Code:
+   * iPOJO project contribution which uses byte code instrumentation to enable POJOs to be
used in an OSGi environment and to simplify OSGi development.
+   * Event Admin standard OSGi R4 service implementation committed along with bridges for
UPnP, Wire Admin, and User Admin.
+   * Managed OSGi framework using JMX committed.
+   * Committed major updates to the OSGi Maven plugin to simplify bundle packaging by auto-generating
bundle metadata with the involvement of Peter Kriens.
+   * Many improvements to core Felix OSGi framework, such as auto-detecting which core packages
to export based on the current execution environment.
+   * Several OSGi-related presentations at ApacheCon EU from Felix community members.
+  
+ Licensing:
+   * Migrated Service Binder to kxml2 to avoid licensing issues with kxml1, thanks to community
member Jan Rellermeyer.
+   * Need further investigation of MX4J licensing; it appears to be a derivative of the Apache
license.
+   * Need further investigation of javax.microedition licensing.
+   * Ensured that all source code has appropriate license headers
+ 
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