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From Stephen McConnell <mcconn...@apache.org>
Subject Re: veto stuff (was: Code ownership)
Date Fri, 08 Nov 2002 01:36:31 GMT

Pete:

Why don't redirect this to the Avalon list ?

Steve.

Peter Donald wrote:

>On Fri, 8 Nov 2002 12:05, Stephen McConnell wrote:
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>>As you have choosen to drag these issue up here - I am to some obliged
>>to provide the information to complete the picture.  Perhaps it would be
>>of interest to people to know that the changes to the Cornerstone
>>components introduced by yourself (as a result of changes to Phoenix)
>>resulted in non-backward compatible change.  A situation that you seem
>>determined to ignore. 
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>
>errrr ... ok then.
>
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>>You are happy when you can deflect this as a
>>container issue - when in fact the issue is simply your mistake. 
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>nope - done by design. 
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>>You
>>replace Component + Block with nothing.  That breaks the interface.
>> That broke backward compatability.  
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>they are proxied in the container that the services are written for.
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>>There were subsequent discussions
>>on the dev list that came to the conclusion that the re-introduction of
>>the Component interface was the appropriate action.  That has never
>>happended - could it be that your original veto was at fault?
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>
>Doesn't really matter what you think. You have never contributed to the 
>project, the veto is supported by others, James developers are not un-happy 
>with the current situation. Yet you chose to ignore the veto multiple times 
>and got narky when it was reverted. 
>
>Apache is governed on merit - you have never contributed to cornerstone in any 
>way shape or form to it. Others who have contributed and spent considerable 
>time designing, writing, evolving and maintaining cornerstone did not approve 
>of the changes. If you followed Apaches rules then that should be that.
>
>You want a hand in determining its direction then show some respect, put in a 
>bit of effort to help us develope it and you will have to lobby people who 
>veto things. If you don't want to follow Apaches process then why are you 
>here?
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Stephen J. McConnell

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