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Subject [Incubator Wiki] Update of "October2016" by johndament
Date Thu, 13 Oct 2016 10:23:29 GMT
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The "October2016" page has been changed by johndament:

Cleaned up Tamaya report.

  Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
  aware of?
+   See following sections.
-   No.
  How has the community developed since the last report?
+   A number of existing committers have decided to leave the project, this
+   includes the loss of two mentors and two other committers.
    We have increasing feedback of use cases to be covered and also a few
    bug reports, so Tamaya is used by developers and companies.
@@ -1363, +1364 @@

  How has the project developed since the last report?
-   Mark Struberg tried to established his ideas of a configuration JSR.
-   Though he was mentoring Tamaya his proposal did not match, what
-   we did in the project and could have a large impact on the project.
-   Even worse he did not collaborate with the project.
-   The main committers and PPMS members of the project did a hangout,
-   Where it has been decided that we will NOT change the API in favour of
-   the ideas of Mark. On one side we already had that kind of discussion 2
-   years ago and, on the other side an increasing number of people start to
-   use the project, so breaking API changes do not make sense.
-   Fortunately the Java community and Oracle did actively get in contact
-   with us regarding the planned new “Java EE Configuration JSR” and
-   see Tamaya as a very good base for building the configuration JSR with
-   similar concepts. Given that one of the original main purposes has been
-   achieved. As Mark failed with his ideas, he consequently quit his
-   assignment as a project mentor.
-   As of now already several joint talks with Oracle on the Java EE
-   configuration JSR are set up, so it will be a question of time to on board
-   additional committers.
-   Beside that we have decided to improve the project setup, so we can
+   We have decided to improve the project setup, so we can
    release easier and faster in the future: separating the site from the
    project release, separating experimental modules and stable modules
    into separate repositories. This work is currently ongoing, but we make

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