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From "Niclas Hedhman" <nic...@hedhman.org>
Subject Re: PIWI / PHP Projects in Apache
Date Tue, 23 Dec 2008 07:16:48 GMT
On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 1:14 AM, Christian Grobmeier
<grobmeier@gmail.com> wrote:

> I allready surfed a while through the incubator and found one PHP
> project (log4php) which doesn't look very active. Does it make sense
> to propose a new PHP project for apache? I really think that apache
> would benefit of PHP projects. In my dreams there is a php.apache.org
> TLP someday, hopefully hosting it's subprojects PIWI and maybe
> log4PHP.

1. Forget php.apache.org TLP. We don't want technology umbrellas, and
working actively to get rid of those we have. So, your aim would be a
piwi.apache.org TLP instead, which is fine ambition.

2. A PHP project at Apache is not a problem per se, IMHO. But, your
main challenge will be (just like log4php) to attract enough momentum
to get the community going. I doubt that there are many existing
Apache committers that are in deep with PHP, so you won't have this
'automatic attention of 1000 developers' like a Java project would.

Maybe that sounds discouraging, but it is my personal take on the
subject. Many good sites are LAMP driven, and personally I would like
to see more PHP stuff coming to Apache, but *I* can't write a single
line of code, so no help from here...


What does the rest of the Incubator think?


Cheers
Niclas

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