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From "Andrew C. Oliver" <acoli...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Proposal] SuperXMailer
Date Tue, 01 Apr 2003 20:35:27 GMT
GREAT!  Add yourself as a committer to the wiki page!  I'm glad there is 
so much community enthusiasm for this!

Ben Hyde wrote:

> +1, I'm seriously considering doing an Ada port!
>
> On Tuesday, April 1, 2003, at 03:03 PM, Andrew C. Oliver wrote:
>
>> Hi All,
>>
>> I'm pleased to finally propose the SuperXMailer for Jakarta via the 
>> incubator.  I'd like for the Jakarta PMC/committers to vote a tacit 
>> approval of the project before we work on acceptance into the 
>> incubator.  I'm sure that despite the inevitable controversy, folks 
>> will see a true value in this project and its active community.  
>> Unfortunately the source repository and mail archives are down at the 
>> moment, but I'm sure they'll be restored soon.
>>
>> Note that there is also something strange with the bug database.  We 
>> now have email deobfuscation which defeats schemes like 
>> acoliverNOSPAM@NOSPAMapache.org and such, as well as acoliver at 
>> apache dot org.  No worries, the mail will be harvested and get through!
>>
>> Thanks for your consideration.  Please feel free to submit your vote 
>> in advance.
>>
>> -Andy
>>
>> http://nagoya.apache.org/wiki/apachewiki.cgi?SuperXMailerProposal
>>
>> [0] rationale
>>
>> SuperXMailer, the project hosted at 
>> http://sourceforge.net/projects/superxmailer/ is a tool for 
>> harvesting email addresses from web pages and mail lists, storing 
>> them in any database or XML file, and sending them email addresses. 
>> It features opt-out lists, email verification and much more.
>>
>> The project is the creation of a number of Apache committers and is 
>> run as a meritocratic community-developed project.
>>
>> Presently the CVS repository and mail lists are down (as of 3/30), 
>> but we have opened up a support request and will have it up again soon.
>> [0.1] criteria
>>
>> Meritocracy:  SuperXMailer follows the Apache meritocracy rules, with 
>> a core of committers including ASF members.
>>
>> Community:  SuperXMailer has a modest, but very active community.  
>> Its users are very pleased with its performance and capture 
>> capabillities.
>>
>> Core Developers.  SuperXMailer has an active and dedicated team of 
>> committers.  The project was founded by Andrew C. Oliver, who is 
>> extremely dedicated to SuperXMailer and authored the majority of the 
>> codebase.  Nicola Ken Barrozzi and Glen Stampoultzis are frequent 
>> contributors of components and bug fixes as well as some significant 
>> extensions.  Sam Ruby has offered to provide Web Services extensions 
>> via Axis.
>>
>> Alignment:  SuperXMailer makes use of Lucene, POI, Struts, Velocity, 
>> Turbine, Xerces, Tomcat and Xalan.
>>
>> Scope:  SuperXMailer is entirely a server-side application, well 
>> aligned with the overall goals of the Jakarta project.
>>
>> [1] scope of subproject
>>
>> The project shall create and maintain packages written in the Java 
>> programming language constituting the framework, management tools, 
>> search/database and mailer, a standard library of additional 
>> components, documentation, a web site and additional examples.
>>
>> [2] identify the initial source from which the project is to be 
>> populated
>>
>> The project currently resides on the SourceForge 
>> (http://tapestry.sf.net).
>>
>> [3] identify the Jakarta resources to be created
>>
>> [3.1] mailing lists(s)
>>
>> superx-user
>> superx-dev
>>
>> [3.2] CVS repositories
>>
>> jakarta-superx
>>
>> [3.3] Bugzilla
>>
>> framework - superx
>> components - web site, contrib library, documentation, examples
>>
>> [3.4] Wiki
>>
>> The SuperXMailer developers would like to make use of the ApacheWiki 
>> in order to facillitate the admittedly spartan documentation.  
>> However, its extremely easy to use.  Many Apache committers have 
>> received mail from persons using it with great results.
>> [4] identify the initial set of committers  (Any Jakarta commmitter 
>> is welcome to add their name here)
>>
>> Andrew C. Oliver
>>
>> Nicola Ken Barrozzi
>>
>> Glen Stampoultzis
>>
>> [5] identify apache sponsoring individuals (Any Apache member is 
>> welcome to add their name here)
>>
>> Andrew C. Oliver
>>
>> Nicola Ken Barrozzi
>>
>>
>>
>>
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