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From Michael Schmalle <m...@teotigraphix.com>
Subject Re: SVN whiteboard created...
Date Fri, 06 Jan 2012 19:17:51 GMT
Quoting Greg Reddin <gredbug@gmail.com>:

> On Fri, Jan 6, 2012 at 12:17 PM, Michael Schmalle  
> <mike@teotigraphix.com> wrote:
>> I'm being numb here but what exactly would we expect to put in the white
>> board?
>>
>> examples, component code? Please excuse me being naive.
>
> Let me give a quick example of how this can work. Apache Tiles used to
> be a subproject of the Apache Struts project. Someone decided it was
> better as a standalone project so they forked it to the Struts
> sandbox. Work continued there by multiple people until Tiles was
> completely separated from Struts. So Apache Tiles became a top-level
> project (TLP) in its own right. The code from the Struts sandbox
> became the trunk of Tiles.
>
> Over time the code stabilized and releases were made. Eventually
> commiters started thinking about revolutionary changes to Tiles. They
> forked the codebase to the Tiles sandbox and went to work. Eventually
> that work became stable enough that we moved it to trunk and it is now
> the main development line of the Tiles project. Eventually a Tiles 3
> version will be released from it.
>
> If you have the gumption to do it you can see the entire history of
> this by looking at Subversion logs. It all happened in the public
> Subversion repo.
>
> Greg
>

OK point clear, you should have named the folder "innovation", that is  
a lot more clear to me. ;-)

Mike



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