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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <>
Subject Re: Starting a java specs project
Date Tue, 27 Dec 2005 17:25:19 GMT
Dropped jcp-open cross-post.

On Dec 27, 2005, at 12:00 PM, Hiram Chirino wrote:

> Hi,
> I think this would be great!  I know it's silly, but I get annoyed  
> at the fact that many of the J2EE spec jars that I use from apache  
> have "geronimo-" in the jar name but It's just the ASL 2.0 spec  
> jars that I'm using and not really a geronimo implementation.  In  
> general, I think that this would make a good TLP since it would  
> provide a good area for cross project involvement.

I agree - I think also that it would be as good a TLP as any.  Very  
specific charter, very clear goal.  That said, Henri had some things  
to offer w/ Jakarta.

What we could do is do it in the incubator for now, get it going, and  
then make that decision later depending on how we all feel...


> Regards,
> Hiram
> On Dec 27, 2005, at 11:13 AM, Alan D. Cabrera wrote:
>> There has been some discussion on creating a Java specs project  
>> which would hold all the specs jars from the various JSRs as well  
>> as other standards, e.g. CORBA.  Often, there are many duplicate  
>> "copies" of the source code for the same JSR floating around in  
>> different Apache projects.  It would be a great idea to move them  
>> all into one project.  This idea, so far, has been met with much  
>> enthusiasm.
>> How do we get this started?
>> Regards,
>> Alan

Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

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