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From Davanum Srinivas <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Incubator Wiki] New: ApolloProposal
Date Mon, 08 Nov 2004 21:05:44 GMT
Intro email already posted :) 
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=incubator-general&m=109994773621556&w=2

-- dims


On Mon, 08 Nov 2004 16:02:46 -0500, Stefano Mazzocchi
<stefano@apache.org> wrote:
> cvs@incubator.apache.org wrote:
> >    Date: 2004-11-08T07:09:12
> >    Editor: SteveForsyth <steve.forsyth@hp.com>
> >    Wiki: Incubator Wiki
> >    Page: ApolloProposal
> >    URL: http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/ApolloProposal
> >
> >    no comment
> >
> > New Page:
> >
> > = PROJECT PROPOSAL =
> >
> > Apollo: A WS-Resource``Framework Reference Implementation
> >
> > A proposal for a reference implementation of the Web Services Resource Framework
family of specifications.
> >
> > = RATIONALE =
> >
> > The current Apache WS-FX subproject located under the Web Services project
> > (http://ws.apache.org/) has been tasked to provide functionality useful in
> > the development of Web services following the set of WS-* specifications.
> >
> > This proposal is to further the state of the art within that subproject by
> > adding to the number of supported WS-* specifications.
> >
> > The rationale for Hewlett-Packard and Globus to contribute to this open-source effort
is
> > to help further the adoption of the WS-* specifications as well as higher-level
> > specifications such as WSDM MuWS and WS-Notifications.
> >
> > = SCOPE OF SUBPROJECTS =
> >
> > Currently, the scope is to include Axis/Java support for the following WS-Resource
Framework family of
> > specifications. These include:
> >
> >  * WS-Resource``Properties
> >  * WS-Resource``Lifetime
> >  * WS-Base``Faults
> >  * WS-Service``Groups
> >  * WS-Resource``Metadata``Descriptor (Future)
> >
> > This proposal is to build a subproject called Apollo to encompass these specifications
under the
> > WS-FX subproject umbrella.
> >
> > = FEATURES =
> >
> >  * Exposure of resource properties and property change notifications for a Web service.
> >  * Code generation from WS-RF compliant WSDL.
> >  * Runtime support for for Web service implementations of WS-RF specfication.
> >
> > = PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS =
> >
> >  * Stateful Web services.
> >  * Web Services Distributed Management, Management using Web Services (MuWS) compliant
Web services.
> >  * Grid services.
> >
> > = INITIAL SOURCE =
> >
> > Both HP and Globus have existing WS-ResourceFramework implementations to support
their respective
> > projects - WSDM MuWS and the Globus Toolkit. The starting point source code for
this project will
> > be a combination of source code from both HP and Globus. The HP WS-RF source code
will initially
> > reside in the new Muse project, since it is currently an integrated part of that
project.
> >
> > = RESOURCES TO BE CREATED =
> >
> > CVS Repository
> > Bugzilla
> > Mailing Lists
> > Official Build Systems
> >
> > = CRITERIA =
> >
> > The product developers have examined the guidelines that govern Jakarta
> > subprojects and it has been determined that they can and will be adhered to
> > during the lifetime of the propsed projects.  Hewlett-Packard has committed to
> > releasing the code related to the proposed projects under the Apache License
> > umbrella.
> >
> > While the proposed projects do not enjoy an active community, they certainly
> > have a high potential for doing so.  Examining the authors of the WS-*
> > specifications that this proposal plans to support shows that such a potential
> > exists.  In addition, the specifications may also garner support not only from
> > the organizations represented by the authors but also from those organizations
> > following OASIS recommendations and specifications.  This proposal should also
> > be able to tap into the already existing community for the WS-FX subproject.
> >
> > HP and Globus are committed to building a strong community around the proposed projects.
> > As part of the initial population of the initial incubation projects, the
> > committers will supply example code, build and run ANT scripts as well as
> > "trailmap" tutorials.  This documentation should help bring new members up to
> > speed as to the current functionality of the code and how it is organized and
> > maintained.
> >
> > The core set of intial developers have experience in using open source products
> > (particularly Jakarta projects).  Two of the core developers are actively involved
> > in the WS-FX WS-Addressing project.
> >
> > The bulk of the libraries used by the initial incubator code heavily rely on
> > Apache libraries (log4j, Xml``Beans, Axis, et. al.) as well as another open
> > source library (wsdl4j).  A core piece of the WS-ResourceProperties
> > implementation requires usage of one of the current WS-FX subprojects
> > (WS-Addressing).  Therefore, this proposal aligns nicely with existing Apache
> > projects.
> >
> > = AVOIDING THE WARNING SIGNS =
> >
> > This proposal is not the result of an orphaned or abandoned HP/Globus-internal
> > project.  On the contrary, the proposed projects will help assist HP and Glbous
in
> > furthering their current long-term goals of promoting technology needed to
> > support its vision of the Adaptive Enterprise and Grid Computing.
> >
> > All of the current committers have experience working with open source projects
> > and communities; we have a committer on another open source project and others
> > have activily participated in other open source initiatives.
> >
> > = COMMITTERS =
> >
> >  * Sal Campana (HP)
> >  * Jarek Gower (Argonne National Lab)
> >  * John Mazzitelli (HP)
> >  * Sam Meder (Argonne National Lab)
> >  * Bill Reichardt (HP)
> >  * Ian Springer (HP)
> >
> > = PROPOSED APACHE SPONSOR =
> >
> > Web Services WS-FX sub-project.
> >
> > = CHAMPION =
> >
> > Davanum Srinivas (dims@yahoo.com)
> >
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> >
> 
> --
> Stefano.
> 
> 
> 


-- 
Davanum Srinivas - http://webservices.apache.org/~dims/

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