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From Mohammad Nour El-Din <nour.moham...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] DeltaSpike to join the Incubator
Date Sun, 11 Dec 2011 13:49:28 GMT
+1 (binding)

On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 8:26 PM, David Blevins <david.blevins@gmail.com>wrote:

> +1 (binding)
>
>
>
> On Dec 4, 2011, at 2:11 PM, Gerhard Petracek wrote:
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > Please vote on the acceptance of DeltaSpike into the Apache Incubator.
> >
> > The proposal is available at [1] and its content is also included below
> for
> > your convenience.
> >
> > Please vote:
> >
> > [ ] +1 Accept DeltaSpike for incubation
> > [ ] +0 Don't care
> > [ ] -1  Don't accept DeltaSpike for incubation because...
> >
> > The vote is open for 72 hours.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Gerhard
> >
> > [1] http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/DeltaSpikeProposal
> >
> > ----
> >
> > Apache DeltaSpike Proposal
> > ======================
> >
> >
> >
> > Abstract
> > ------------
> >
> > Apache DeltaSpike is a collection of JSR-299 (CDI) Extensions for
> building
> > applications on the Java SE and EE platforms.
> >
> > Proposal
> > ------------
> >
> > Apache DeltaSpike will consist of a number of portable CDI extensions
> that
> > provide
> > useful features for Java application developers. The goal of  Apache
> > DeltaSpike is to create a de-facto standard of extensions that is
> > developed and
> > maintained by the Java community, and to act as an  incubator for
> > features that may eventually become part of the various  Java SE and
> > EE-related specifications.
> >
> > Background
> > ------------
> >
> > One  of the
> > most exciting inclusions of the Java EE6 specification is  JSR-299,
> > Contexts and Dependency Injection (CDI) for Java. CDI builds on  other
> > Java EE specifications by defining a contextual component model  and
> > typesafe dependency injection framework for managed beans.  It also
> > defines a SPI that allows developers to write portable “extensions” that
> > can be used to modify the behaviour of the Java EE platform, by
> > offering additional features not provided by the platform by default.
> > Apache DeltaSpike builds on this portable extensions SPI by providing
> > baseline  utilities and CDI Extensions which form the base of almost all
> > CDI  applications.
> >
> > Rationale
> > ------------
> >
> > There  presently exists a number of open source projects that provide
> > extensions for CDI, such as Apache MyFaces CODI, JBoss Seam3 and
> > CDISource.  Apache DeltaSpike seeks to unify these efforts by creating
>  an
> > “industry standard” set of extensions, combining the best core  features
> of
> > these projects. The
> > project also aims to provide a rich,  JBoss Arquillian based (license:
> > ALv2), test environment to ensure that DeltaSpike portably runs in all
> > important CDI environments.
> >
> > Initial Goals
> > ------------
> >
> > The initial goals of the Apache DeltaSpike project are to:
> >    * Setup the governance structure of the project
> >    * Receive code donations from contributing members
> >    * Ensure all donated code is appropriately licensed under the Apache
> > License
> >    * Merge and rename code to reflect new project name
> >    * Merge code where feature overlap exists
> >    * Merge or produce documentation for all modules
> >    * Provide simple examples demonstrating feature usage
> >    * Produce release/s based on a schedule created by the PMC
> >    * Attract contributions from the greater Java EE community and other
> > Java EE development groups
> >
> > Current Status
> > ------------
> >
> > The  initial codebase for Apache DeltaSpike will be populated with mature
> > code donations from project members, including JBoss Seam3, Apache
> MyFaces
> > CODI and CDISource.
> >
> > Meritocracy
> > ------------
> >
> > All
> > contributors have a well established history in the open source
> > community and are well aware of the meritocracy principles of the Apache
> > Software Foundation.
> > Currently the Seam3 project is fortunate to receive the majority of its
> > code
> > contributions from its large community of users.  Many of the modules
> > that are contained in the Seam project are led by volunteers from the
> > community, who have both direct commit access, and discretion over the
> > direction of their modules.
> > Apache MyFaces CODI is a subproject of Apache MyFaces and thus all
> > contributors are already familiar with the meritocracy principles.
> > The CDISource project has adopted the principles of meritocracy by the
> > founding developers having control of different modules depending on
> > their contribution to those modules.
> >
> > Community
> > ------------
> >
> > The  JBoss Seam, Apache MyFaces CODI and CDISource projects already have
> > well established communities, consisting of many active users and
> > contributors.  One of the primary
> > goals of the Apache DeltaSpike project  is to unify this community, and
> by
> > creating a project that is a “single  source of truth” for CDI
> Extensions.
> > By doing this, we hope
> > to make the whole greater than the sum of its parts,  i.e. to
> > attract a much stronger community than that which currently  exists
> > across the separate projects.  To this end, it is a goal of this
> > project to attract contributors from the Java EE community in addition
> > to those from the three projects already mentioned.
> >
> > Core Developers
> > ------------
> >    * Shane Bryzak (Red Hat)
> >    * Jason Porter (Red Hat)
> >    * Stuart Douglas (Red Hat)
> >    * Jozef Hartinger (Red Hat)
> >    * Brian Leathem (Red Hat)
> >    * Ken Finnigan (Red Hat)
> >    * Marius Bogoevici (Red Hat)
> >    * Pete Muir (Red Hat)
> >    * George Gastaldi (Independent contributor)
> >    * John Ament (Independent contributor)
> >    * Cody Lerum (Independent contributor)
> >    * Antoine Sabot-Durand (Independent contributor)
> >    * Pete Royle (Independent contributor)
> >    * Mark Struberg (individual, ASF member)
> >    * Gerhard Petracek (individual, ASF member)
> >    * David Blevins (individual, ASF member)
> >    * Matthias Wessendorf (individual, ASF member)
> >    * Jakob Korherr (individual, ASF committer)
> >    * Andy Gibson (Independent contributor)
> >    * Rick Hightower (Independent contributor)
> >    * Rob Williams (Independent contributor)
> >
> > Alignment
> > ------------
> >
> > The  Apache DeltaSpike project is intended to be portable, and be fully
> > compatible with any
> > compliant Java EE6 container.  To promote the  adoption of this project,
> we
> > believe that it is important that it  remains free from corporate
> > association and is perceived by the  community to be vendor neutral.  To
> > this end, the Apache Software  Foundation with its values of
> > transparency and community makes it an  excellent fit for this project,
> > not to mention that one of the  contributing members (Apache MyFaces
> CODI)
> > is already an Apache project.
> >
> > Known Risks
> > ------------
> >
> > While  many of the contributors to the Apache DeltaSpike project are
> > volunteers, the initial effort of setting up the project
> > and driving  ongoing releases may fall to corporate-sponsored members.
> > It is  recognized that there may be a slight risk based on the
> > dependence of  salaried contributors, however it can safely be said that
> > most if not  all of these contributors began as community volunteers
> > that recognized  the merit of the project and began contributing as a
> > result of their own  passion.
> > Documentation
> > ------------
> >
> > Documentation for the existing projects can be found as follows:
> >    * JBoss Seam -
> http://docs.jboss.org/seam/3/latest/reference/en-US/html/
> >    * Apache MyFaces CODI -
> > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/EXTCDI/Documentation
> >    * CDISource - http://cdisource.org/site/
> > Documentation  for the Apache DeltaSpike project would be created by
> > combining and  editing material from the
> > above sources, in addition to the writing of  new material where
> > required.
> >
> > Initial Source
> > ------------
> >
> > Source  code contributions for the Apache DeltaSpike project would be
> made
> > from  its member projects, and the initial goal would be to provide a
> > common core extension which contains a number of features considered
> > essential for building other extensions.  Tests for this common core
> will be
> > developed  using the Arquillian integration testing framework, allowing
> > the  extension to be automatically tested extensively across various CDI
> > implementations and EE servers in the interest of providing a stable
> > foundation for building other extensions.
> > The ongoing goal of the project will be to gradually incorporate
> > additional  features as determined by the PPMC, extending on the
> > foundation  features provided by the common core.
> >
> > Source and IP Submission Plan
> > ------------
> >
> > The following resources will be moved to Apache infrastructure under the
> > Apache DeltaSpike project name:
> >    * Core JBoss Seam 3 codebase.  Seam 3 is already licensed under the
> > Apache License V2.
> >    * Seam Core Reference Documentation
> >    * Apache MyFaces CODI codebase
> >    * Apache MyFaces CODI documentation
> >    * CDISource codebase under the Apache License V2
> > The existing Seam, MyFaces CODI and CDISource trademarks will be retained
> > by their respective owners.
> >
> > External Dependencies
> > ------------
> >
> > The following external dependencies have been identified:
> >    * Apache Maven - Java based build tool - Apache License 2.0,
> > (non-runtime)
> >    * Arquillian - Java EE integration testing framework - Apache License
> > 2.0, (non-runtime)
> >    * Shrinkwrap - Java deployment packaging - Apache License 2.0
> > (non-runtime)
> >    * various Java EE API packages - all Apache License 2.0 (non-runtime)
> >
> >
> >
> > Required Resources
> > ----------------------
> >
> >
> > Mailing Lists
> > ------------
> >
> >    * deltaspike-users@incubator.apache.org
> >    * deltaspike-dev@incubator.apache.org
> >    * deltaspike-commits@incubator.apache.org
> >    * deltaspike-private@incubator.apache.org
> >
> > Version Control
> > ------------
> >
> > It  is proposed that the source code for the Apache DeltaSpike project be
> > hosted in the Apache Git repository, under the following directory:
> >    * incubator/deltaspike/
> >
> > Issue Tracking
> > ------------
> >
> > The following JIRA project would be required to track issues for the
> Apache
> > DeltaSpike project:
> >    * DELTASPIKE
> >
> > Initial Committers
> > ------------
> >
> >    * Shane Bryzak (sbryzak at gmail.com)
> >    * Jason Porter (lightguard.jp at gmail.com)
> >    * Stuart Douglas (stuart.w.douglas at gmail.com)
> >    * Jozef Hartinger (jozefhartinger at gmail.com)
> >    * Brian Leathem (bleathem at gmail.com)
> >    * Ken Finnigan (ken at kenfinnigan.me)
> >    * Marius Bogoevici (mariusb at redhat.com)
> >    * George Gastaldi (gegastaldi at gmail.com)
> >    * John Ament (john.d.ament at gmail.com)
> >    * Cody Lerum (cody.lerum at clearfly.net)
> >    * Antoine Sabot-Durand (antoine at sabot-durand.net)
> >    * Pete Royle (pete at screamingcoder.com)
> >    * Pete Muir (pmuir at redhat.com)
> >    * Mark Struberg (struberg at apache dot org)
> >    * Gerhard Petracek (gpetracek at apache dot org)
> >    * David Blevins (dblevins at apache dot org)
> >    * Matthias Wessendorf (matzew at apache dot org)
> >    * Jakob Korherr (jakobk at apache dot org)
> >    * Andy Gibson (contact at andygibson.net)
> >    * Rick Hightower (richardhightower at gmail.com)
> >
> > Affiliations
> > ------------
> >
> > The following contributors are full time employees of Red Hat:
> >    * Shane Bryzak
> >    * Jason Porter
> >    * Stuart Douglas
> >    * Jozef Hartinger
> >    * Brian Leathem
> >    * Ken Finnigan
> >    * Marius Bogoevici
> >    * Pete Muir
> >
> > Sponsors
> > ------------
> >
> > Champion
> > ------------
> >
> >    * Mark Struberg
> >
> > Nominated Mentors
> > ------------
> >
> >    * Mark Struberg
> >    * Gerhard Petracek
> >    * David Blevins
> >    * Matthias Wessendorf
> >    * Matt Benson
> >
> > Sponsoring Entity
> > ------------
> >
> >    * Apache MyFaces PMC
> >
> > Project Name
> > ------------
> > While DeltaSpike is intended to be used as the project’s code name during
> > the
> > incubation  process, it is intended that we will solicit suggestions
> > from the  greater community for a more suitable name before it becomes a
> > top level  project at Apache.
>
>
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- Mohammad Nour
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