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From Ben Hyde <bh...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [Proposal] SuperXMailer
Date Tue, 01 Apr 2003 20:23:52 GMT
+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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