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From Carsten Ziegeler <cziege...@apache.org>
Subject Re: New Incubator Proposal: Sanselan - a java image library
Date Fri, 27 Jul 2007 15:32:36 GMT
Yoav Shapira wrote:
> Hey,
> 
> On 7/27/07, Carsten Ziegeler <cziegeler@apache.org> wrote:
>> together with Charles M. Chen I came up with a proposal to move the
>> great open source java image library, Sanselan, to Apache.
>>
>> You'll find all the details here:
>> http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/SanselanProposal
>>
>> Now, currently we are looking for interested parties, especially for
>> mentors and a sponsoring project, perhaps commons would be a good place
>> for sanselan?
> 
> +1.  I like the effort in general, and I'd be willing to help if you
> need a mentor.
Great, Yoav - so please add yourself to the wiki as a mentor if you want.

> 
> As for what existing Apache project Sanselan would go into, I'm not
> sure.  Commons is an option, since Sanselan is a component to be used
> by other applications, not its own stand-alone thing, and image
> processing is a common requirement.
Yes, makes sense.

> 
> The questions about Java ImageIO and/or FOP and/or Batik interactions
> are interesting, but not critical IMHO.  We don't limit ourselves to
> only one project in one area.  It's nice to chat and coordinate where
> possible, but neither Sanselan nor other projects need to kill
> themselves to comply with someone else's API.
Hmm, yes that's right - I think we can look into this issue once the
project is established.

Carsten
-- 
Carsten Ziegeler
cziegeler@apache.org

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