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From Jean-Louis Boudart <jeanlouis.boud...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Clean up of some IP issues
Date Thu, 28 Jul 2011 13:26:07 GMT
I've just created a few JIRAs related on all this stuff, as Stefan
suggested.

Le 28 juillet 2011 14:36, Stefan Bodewig <bodewig@apache.org> a écrit :

> On 2011-07-27, Nicolas Lalevée wrote:
>
> > Then there are the commits which cannot be kept and can be easily
> > reverted.
>
> > And finally the commits I don't know what to do about because they
> > seems quite important to easyant but there's some IP on it I think.
>
> My suggestion would be to open JIRAs for all things that have to be
> reverted and that you still want to keep as part of EasyAnt in some way.
> That way others can jump in and provide an implementation of their own.
>
> For example if you have a JIRA that says "the shell script fails doing
> FOO if ANT_HOME isn't set", then all that is required is some bash
> knowledge and no deep understanding of EasyAnt and even I might be able
> to contribute.
>
> If the contribution is significant, there is no way other than to
> revert/remove it and have anybody else provide a different approach.
> The earlier we do this, the easier it is going to be.
>
> > So about the first category, I think the mentors should review the
> > part of the diff about these commits, see the attached
> > diff-to-keep.txt.
>
> I went through your list and am comfortable with it.
>
> > About the second, here is the list that I have gathered:
>
> > - remove the xooki plugin
> > - remove the menu generator
> > - remove the eadoc plugin
> > - remove the docbook plugin
>
> "provide a XY plugin" makes an excelent feature requests in JIRA.
>
> Stefan
>



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Jean Louis Boudart
Independent consultant
Apache EasyAnt commiter http://incubator.apache.org/easyant/

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