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From Jochen Wiedmann <joc...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Globus @ Apache
Date Mon, 22 Nov 2004 20:56:19 GMT

> At 05:36 PM 11/22/2004 +0000, Steve Loughran wrote:
>
>> 5. I dont know what the globus dev process is. Really. Are they
>> already in the gump? are the binaries in the Maven repository? What is
>> their test process? Do they have smartfrog deployment descriptors
>> (they do inside hp :). I like the judicious oversight of Gump on all
>> projects, inside apache and out, to show that a project knows and
>> embraces current thinking on OSS java dev best practises.
>

Steve, be fair. Few projects, if any, have been integrated into Gump, Maven,
or whatever, when *entering* the Incubator. The purpose is, that they do
when *leaving*.

I have a different concern, though. To me, this projects extends the scope
of the Apache WS by far. Yes, it probably has components, that fit very
well. However, it is so big and self contained, that I would recommend to
make it a top level project. In other words: Leave the decision to the 
Incubator.
Said components can very well be separated and moved to WS. (Which would
also be a clear indicator of synergy effects.)


Jochen


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