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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: [pre-proposal] AsyncWeb
Date Thu, 13 Jul 2006 13:29:02 GMT

On Jul 12, 2006, at 11:19 AM, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:

> On 7/12/06, peter royal <proyal@apache.org> wrote:
>> I have been talking with Dave Irving who is the principal developer
>> behind AsyncWeb, <http://asyncweb.safehaus.org>, an HTTP engine built
>> upon MINA <http://directory.apache.org/subprojects/mina/>, on
>> bringing the project to the ASF.
>>
>> I've started a proposal at <http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/
>> AsyncWebProposal>, assistance from others would be appreciated in
>> helping flesh it out.
>>
>> I think this would be a good addition to the ASF, as there are many
>> projects that can benefit from a Java-based non-blocking HTTP server,
>> and I would also like to see some collaboration with the
>> HttpComponents project on their HttpNIO efforts.
>
> It almost sounds like this would be a good candidate for a software
> grant instead of meriting a full incubation.  How large of a community
> is around AsyncWeb?  From the proposal, it sounds just like one
> committer - so as long as the IP clearance paperwork is filed, it
> could go right into MINA.  See:
>
> http://incubator.apache.org/ip-clearance/index.html
>

I know that a few ApacheDS guys have also done some
work on it as well.

> As an aside, I'm also a bit befuddled at why MINA lives in the
> Directory project - that just seems a bit odd.  =)
>

MINA is expected to propose a move to TLP soon... MINA
started off as a framework for ApacheDS and has grown into
its own very cool codebase.

I'd like to help here as well.



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