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From Leo Simons <m...@leosimons.com>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Jini Project
Date Wed, 21 Jun 2006 11:19:49 GMT
On Mon, Jun 19, 2006 at 10:15:38AM -0400, Jim Hurley wrote:
> This proposal seeks to create a project within the Apache Software
> Foundation to continue the development and advancement of Jini 
> technology.

Cool. All or some of it?

> *Proposal for new project Jini*

Looks good.

What I'm missing is an idea of the interaction between jini.org and this
proposed new apache project, and an idea of the interaction between the JCP
process and the apache project. Eg is the apache project a (reference?)
implementation of a bunch of JCP specs managed through jini.org (in which case
I'd say it needs a new name), is it a 'full' move from jini.org to
jini.apache.org, or something else?

> /Homogenous developers:/
> 
> Since the Jini Technology Starter Kit has been mainly developed to date by Sun
> Microsystems, the vast majority of initial committers to the project are from
> Sun. Over the years, Sun has received bug fixes and enhancements from other
> developers which have been incorporated into the code. Our plan is to work with
> these other developers and add them as committers as we progress. There are
> three other initial committers (non Sun): Bill Venners, Dan Creswell, and Mark
> Brouwer.

Let the records show that Geir is listed as initial committer too yet probably
doesn't work at sun, unless he switched companies again :)

> * Mentor 
>     - Geir Magnusson Jr.

Lately popular opinion seems to be that it'd be good if there were at least
three mentors. Any others?

LSD

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