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From "Yoav Shapira" <yo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Openning an XML to Java Mapping as Open Source
Date Tue, 15 Jan 2008 17:42:32 GMT
Oh no, another Yoav at Apache ;)

On Jan 15, 2008 12:21 PM, Paul Fremantle <pzfreo@gmail.com> wrote:
> Yoav
>
> You find the mentor here by sending the note - just as you did.
>
> Let me make some comments.
>
> Firstly - Apache is about openness - so I encourage you to start to
> tell us why this framework is better and why we should be interested
> in it.
> Secondly, the maturity of the project is not always a good thing from
> the perspective of the incubator. The aim of the incubator is twofold.
> One is to solve the IP issues around donated code. In your case, if
> you are the sole author that will be quite smooth. The second issue is
> to build a community of committers and developers who will ensure that
> the project is healthy and vital. The problem is that if the project
> is "done" then it can be hard to encourage involvement. Developers
> like to have meaty tasks they can get involved with.
>
> As regards the XML project, that may be a good home for this, or you
> may wish to eventually target a separate project. Without more details
> about this code its hard to know what is appropriate.
>
> Regards,
> Paul
>
>
> On Jan 15, 2008 4:20 PM, Yoav Avrahami <yoava@amdocs.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> >
> >
> > I have a project which I have written and I am the sole owner of rights
> > for which I think about opening as Open Source code.
> >
> > The project itself is in a very mature state, and has some clear
> > advantages over all existing XML to Java mapping frameworks (both from
> > Apache and Sun - XmlBeans, Jaxb 2, etc.) which I will not go into here.
> > I am interested to know the process of opening such a project with
> > Apache.
> >
> >
> >
> > The Incubator process seems quite confusing - I need to have a person
> > (or persons) from the Apache foundation to help me write a proposal -
> > but where do I find those persons?
> >
> >
> >
> > What about the Apache XML project - is it still active, or deprecated by
> > the incubator?
> >
> >
> >
> > Any help will be most appreciated.
> >
> >
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> >                 Yoav.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > This message and the information contained herein is proprietary and confidential
and subject to the Amdocs policy statement,
> > you may review at http://www.amdocs.com/email_disclaimer.asp
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Paul Fremantle
> Co-Founder and VP of Technical Sales, WSO2
> OASIS WS-RX TC Co-chair
>
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>
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-- 
Thanks,

Yoav

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