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From Christian Grobmeier <grobme...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] DeltaSpike to join the Incubator
Date Mon, 05 Dec 2011 09:24:00 GMT
+1 (binding)

Good luck!

On Sun, Dec 4, 2011 at 11:11 PM, Gerhard Petracek <gpetracek@apache.org> 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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