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From "Malcolm Edgar" <malcolm.ed...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [RESULT] Re: [VOTE] Accept Click for Incubation
Date Mon, 21 Jul 2008 10:04:08 GMT
That is great news, thanks for your support.

regards Malcolm Edgar

On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 7:42 PM, Henning Schmiedehausen
<henning@apache.org> wrote:
> And the results are in:
>
> +1
>
> Alan D. Cabrera (*)
> Andrus Adamchik
> Bertrand Delacretaz (*)
> Davanum Srinivas (*)
> Eelco Hillenius
> Henning Schmiedehausen (*)
> Jim Jagielski (*)
> Les Hazlewood
> Martijn Dashorst (*)
> Niall Pemberton (*)
> Niklas Gustavsson
> Siegfried Goeschl
> Ted Husted (*)
> Will Glass-Husain
> William A. Rowe (*)
>
> (* == Incubator PMC)
>
> Note: Andrus and Will have requested to join the Incubator PMC but were
> no IPMC members at the time when they voted.
>
> 0:
>
> none
>
> -1:
>
> none
>
> Congratulations to the Click team, you have been accepted to the
> Incubator as a podling.
>
>        Ciao
>                Henning
>
>
>
> On Mon, 2008-07-14 at 13:14 +0200, Henning Schmiedehausen wrote:
>> This vote will run until Monday, July 21st, 2008.
>>
>> [ ] +1 Accept Click for incubation
>> [ ]  0 Don't care
>> [ ] -1 Reject for the following reason:
>>
>> ------------
>> = Click Proposal =
>>
>> This proposal specifies the migration of Click web application framework
>> to the Apache Software Foundation as a Top Level Project.
>>
>> http://click.sourceforge.net/
>>
>> == Rationale ==
>>
>> Click is a modern J2EE web application framework released under the
>> Apache License 2.0. It takes a component and page orientated approach to
>> web applications with its main goals being ease of use and low barrier
>> to entry. A major difference between Click and other component oriented
>> frameworks, is that Click is stateless by design, although stateful
>> pages are supported. It is an optimal framework, always trading off
>> bloating features to its main goals of simplicity. Another important
>> focus of the project has been to provide high quality documentation and
>> examples to get people started as quickly as possible.
>>
>> We see Click becoming an Apache project as a logical step in its
>> evolution. Becoming part of the Apache community will increase
>> visibility and expose the framework to a larger community of developers.
>>
>> === Current Status ===
>>
>> == Meritocracy ==
>>
>> Click was developed by Malcolm Edgar in 2003 publicly released in March
>> 2005. Since then there have been contributions from a number of
>> developers across the world. New contributors are encouraged to provide
>> patches, and later commit privileges are assigned to them. In 2008 Bob
>> Schellink joined Malcolm Edgar as a joint lead on the project after
>> contributing to the project for a number of years.
>>
>> == Community ==
>>
>> Click is a small but growing community of users and developers. Its two
>> mailing lists receive around 200 messages per month.
>>
>> == Core Developers ==
>>
>>    * Malcolm Edgar
>>    * Bob Schellink
>>    * Naoki Takezoe
>>    * Ahmed Mohombe
>>
>> == Alignment ==
>>
>> Click has already built up relationships with existing Apache projects
>> especially Velocity and Cayenne. Using Velocity as its default rendering
>> engine, Click has formed a close relationship with the Velocity
>> community. Click also supports good integration with the Apache Cayenne
>> ORM framework.
>>
>> == Known Risks ==
>>
>>     * Orphaned Software: Click has a healthy community of users and
>> developers and has a very low risk of becoming orphaned. Experience With
>> Open Source: Click was started as an open source project in 2005 and has
>> remained so for 3 years.
>>     * Homogeneous Developers: The community is very diverse with users
>> and developers from all over the world.
>>     * Reliance on salaried developers: None of the Click developers are
>> compensated for their contributions. It is a complete voluntary project.
>>     * Relationships with Other Apache Products: As mentioned in the
>> Alignment section, Click has formed close relationships with Velocity
>> and Cayenne. Other Apache products used include commons-* and log4j.
>>     * An Excessive Fascination with the Apache Brand: Although it is
>> true that the Apache Brand will increase visibility of the framework, we
>> are more interested in building stronger relationships and influence
>> Apache projects such as Velocity.
>>
>>
>> == Scope of the project ==
>>
>> Currently Click consists of the following parts: the core framework, an
>> extras package for non core controls, an examples project and a quick
>> start project. There is also an Eclipse plugin called ClickIDE.
>>
>> == Initial Source ==
>>
>> Click sources is available from http://sourceforge.net/projects/click
>>
>> == External Dependencies ==
>>
>> There are some concerns over incompatible licensed libraries Click
>> depends on.
>>
>>     * calendar.js is released under a LGPL licensed library from
>> http://www.dynarch.com/projects/calendar/
>>     * Hibernate is released under a LGPL licensed library from
>> http://www.hibernate.org/
>>     * HSQLDB is released under the license specified here:
>> http://hsqldb.org/web/hsqlLicense.html
>>
>>
>> == Required Resources ==
>>
>> == Mailing lists ==
>>
>> Create new mailing lists
>>
>>     * click-dev
>>     * click-private
>>
>>
>> == Subversion Directory ==
>>
>> Migrate the current subversion code from sourceforge to Apache
>>
>>     * https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/click
>>
>>
>> == Issue Tracking ==
>>
>>     * Need to create a new JIRA project called CLICK for the Click
>> framework
>>     * Migrate the current JIRA issue tracker from
>> http://www.avoka.com/jira/
>>
>>
>> == Other Resources ==
>>
>> Need to create a new Confluence Wiki
>>
>>     * CLICK
>>
>>
>> == Initial Committers ==
>>
>> The initial committers for the project should include:
>>
>>     * Malcolm Edgar
>>     * Bob Schellink
>>     * Naoki Takezoe
>>     * Ahmed Mohombe
>>     * Henning Schmiedehausen
>>     * Will Glass-Husain
>>     * Ted Husted
>>     * Andrus Adamchik
>>
>>
>> == Sponsors ==
>>
>> === Champion ===
>>
>>     * Henning Schmiedehausen
>>
>>
>> === Nominated Mentors ===
>>
>>     * Will Glass-Husain
>>     * Ted Husted
>>     * Andrus Adamchik
>>
>>
>> === Sponsoring Entity ===
>>
>>     * Velocity
>> ----------------
>>
>>
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