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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <l...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Incubate JSecurity Project
Date Fri, 30 May 2008 15:43:56 GMT

On May 30, 2008, at 5:27 AM, Alex Karasulu wrote:

> On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 8:04 AM, James Carman <james@carmanconsulting.com 
> >
> wrote:
>
>> Isn't there something that states that an incubating project needs to
>> be novel or provide something that's not already provided by another
>> library (with an open-source license)?  I have looked at the  
>> JSecurity
>> proposal only briefly, but it seems to me that most of what it aims  
>> to
>> provide is already provided by Spring Security (a.k.a. Acegi).
>> Although, Spring Security is somewhat bound to the Spring framework
>> (they implement InitializingBean and stuff), so that might be what
>> JSecurity is trying to provide, a container-agnostic security
>> framework.
>>
>
> There's no uniqueness requirement AFAIK.  Any kind of project can be
> proposed even if there already exist multiple implementations of a  
> similar
> technology here at the ASF and abroad.

Well put.  Let a thousand flowers bloom.


Regards,
Alan


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