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From Apache Wiki <wikidi...@apache.org>
Subject [Incubator Wiki] Update of "BraintreeProposal" by jhurley
Date Wed, 25 Oct 2006 02:49:29 GMT
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http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/BraintreeProposal

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  This proposal seeks to create a project within the Apache Software
- Foundation to continue the development and advancement of Jini 
+ Foundation to continue the development and advancement of the Jini 
- technology. It has broad backing from the Jini Community, and 
+ technology core infrastructure. It has broad backing from the Jini 
- includes core developers from Sun Microsystems (original developer 
+ Community, and includes core developers from Sun Microsystems (original 
- of the technology) as well as Community technical leaders. 
+ developer of the technology) as well as Community technical leaders. 
  
  Thank you for your consideration.
  
@@ -39, +39 @@

     do the talking. That's the whole system in a nutshell."
  
  Sun Microsystems originally introduced the technology in January, 1999 by
- providing a Jini Technology Starter Kit (http://starterkit.jini.org/). This
+ providing a Jini Technology Starter Kit (http://starterkit.dev.java.net/). This
  includes a contributed implementation of all of the specifications, as well as
  helpful utilities and tools. The source code was made available through the Sun
  Community Source License (SCSL) as an attempt to make the code widely available
@@ -86, +86 @@

  There has been a diverse and active Community built around Jini technology since
  it was first introduced in January, 1999. The Jini Community consists of a
  global set of individuals, companies, non-profit organizations, and
+ universities. The Community communicates primarily through various email lists:
- universities. The Community has had a web center at Jini.org
- (http://www.jini.org) (around 35K accounts, and over 100 projects) and primarily
- communicated through various email lists: jini-users
- (http://archives.java.sun.com/archives/jini-users.html) (~1800 subscriptions),
+ jini-users (http://archives.java.sun.com/archives/jini-users.html) (~1400 subscriptions),
- javaspaces-users (http://archives.java.sun.com/archives/javaspaces-users.html)
+ and javaspaces-users (http://archives.java.sun.com/archives/javaspaces-users.html)
- (~950 subscriptions), and community discuss list
- (http://community.jini.org/servlets/SummarizeList?listName=discuss) (~200
- subscriptions). There are a variety of events (http://www.jini.org/events) (for
- example, Jini Community Meetings, Webinars, etc) that the Community has
- leveraged to share ideas and come together. There are also many individuals in
+ (~800 subscriptions). There are shared works and collaborative projects around
+ the core infrastructure in the Community, with many of them gathered at Java.net
+ (http://jini.dev.java.net). There is a wiki -based web site, Jini.org (http://www.jini.org),
+ which hosts a variety of information, links, and content on "all things Jini". 
+ This includes organization and information on events (http://www.jini.org/wiki/Category:Events)
+ that the Community has leveraged to share ideas and come together. There are also 
- the Community who have chosen to evangelize the technology at various
+ many individuals in the Community who have chosen to evangelize the technology at various
  conferences, user groups, blogs, etc. In summary, while it isn't quite the same
  as running an open source community, we believe we've developed an incredibly
  strong base on which to build.
@@ -104, +103 @@

  /Core Developers:/
  
  Most of the initial core developers are key members of Sun's Jini development, test,
- and Community management team. The other three (non Sun) initial core developers
+ and Community management team. There are three (non Sun) initial core developers
- are well recognized technology and thought leaders in the Jini Community,
+ that are well recognized technology and thought leaders in the Jini Community,
  including giving presentations
- (http://www.jini.org/nonav/meetings/eighth/J8abstracts.html#Brouwer) at Jini
+ (http://www.jini.org/wiki/8th_JCM_Sessions#Why_We_Need_A_Standard_Jini_Platform) 
- Community Meetings, and receiving the annual Jini Community Contributor's Award
+ at Jini Community Meetings, and receiving the annual Jini Community Contributor's 
- (http://www.jini.org/Contrib_Award/) in recognition of their contributions to 
- the Community. There are a number of other strong developers in the Community 
- interested and we expect will prove themselves worthy committers in short order.
+ Award in recognition of their contributions to the Community. There are a number 
+ of other strong developers in the Community interested and we expect will prove 
+ themselves worthy committers in short order.
  
  /Alignment:/
  
@@ -152, +151 @@

  Sun. Over the years, Sun has received bug fixes and enhancements from other
  developers which have been incorporated into the code. Our plan is to work with
  these other developers and add them as committers as we progress. There are
- three other initial committers (non Sun): Bill Venners, Dan Creswell, and Mark
+ four other initial committers (non Sun): Bill Venners, Dan Creswell, Mark Brouwer,
- Brouwer. Bill is the lead of the Service UI API work, Dan has been involved with
+ and Geir Magnusson. Bill is the lead of the Service UI API work, Dan has been involved
- much Jini-based development, including an implementation of the JavaSpaces
+ with much Jini-based development, including an implementation of the JavaSpaces
  service called Blitz (http://www.dancres.org/blitz/), and Mark is veteran of 
  much Jini-based development, including commercial work at Virgil
  (http://www.virgil.nl) as well as leading the open source Cheiron
@@ -162, +161 @@

  
  /Reliance on salaried developers:/
  
- It is expected that Jini development will occur on both salaried time and on
+ It is expected that Braintree development will occur on both salaried time and on
  volunteer time, after hours. While there is reliance on salaried developers
  (currently from Sun, but it's expected that other company's salaried developers
  will also be involved), the Jini Community is very active and things should
  balance out fairly quickly. In the meantime, Sun will support the project in the
- future by dedicating 'work time' to Jini, so that there is a smooth transition.
+ future by dedicating 'work time' to Braintree, so that there is a smooth transition.
  
  /No ties to other Apache products:/
  
@@ -183, +182 @@

  move Jini technology to an open source development model, our respect and
  admiration for the work done by the Apache Software Foundation drove us to
  choose this as our best option. As a Java-based infrastructure for building
- systems, Jini fits in well with the other projects at Apache, and the Community
+ systems, Braintree fits in well with the other projects at Apache, and the Community
  we've built shares many philosophies (open communication, fairness, diversity,
  etc). We believe there are strong synergies here.
  

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