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From Emmanuel Lecharny <elecha...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Incubate JSecurity Project
Date Fri, 30 May 2008 16:01:23 GMT
Alan D. Cabrera wrote:
>
> 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.
This is also what the incubator is good for ;)

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cordialement, regards,
Emmanuel L├ęcharny
www.iktek.com
directory.apache.org



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