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From Alex Karasulu <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL][RFC] CloudStack for the Apache Incubator
Date Sun, 08 Apr 2012 08:55:57 GMT
On Sat, Apr 7, 2012 at 8:33 AM, Kevin Kluge <Kevin.Kluge@citrix.com> wrote:

> Brett, thanks for the comments.  I put some responses in line.
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Brett Porter [mailto:brett@porterclan.net] On Behalf Of Brett
> Porter
> > Sent: Friday, April 06, 2012 4:53 PM
> > To: general@incubator.apache.org
> > Cc: general@incubator.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: [PROPOSAL][RFC] CloudStack for the Apache Incubator
> >
> > Hi Kevin,
> >
> > I made a couple of minor edits.
> >
> > A few more suggestions...
> >
> > I think you could drop the last sentence of the rationale. The ASF
> doesn't
> > have any strategic goals to cover particular technology area.
>
> Sure, will remove it.
>
> >
> > Th alignment section looks fine as is, but it's not strictly necessary to
> > speculate on other projects you might use. There's no requirement to
> > depend on other ASF projects instead of other suitable choices.
>

This was actually nice to see because it showed just how many ASF projects
the software depends on but as you say it's not necessary.


> > The addition of the dependency and license tables is informative, but I'd
> > leave the actions and remarks for a status page later - as others have
> said
> > these problems can be resolved in incubation.
>
>
+1


> That's good.  The presence of those columns makes the proposal a bit of a
> moving target -- either we edit them as we make progress on the
> unacceptable dependencies or the document becomes out of date.   I will
> remove them and start a separate, active document to track progress.
>
> >
> > On that note though - I believe java mail and the server API are
> available
> > under compatible licenses.
> >
> > You've mentioned there are original contributors now less involved in the
> > code. Are they likely to still be involved in other activities that are
> part of the
> > decision making of the project?
>
> Yes, Will and Sheng are both influential.   Will does engineering
> management at Citrix and so has input on the day-day activities of many of
> the initial committers.  Sheng provides input on longer term direction for
> the project based on his observations across the industry.  Both will have
> opinions on how the project should be run.
>
> -kevin
>
>
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Brett
> >
> > On 05/04/2012, at 4:03 PM, Kevin Kluge <Kevin.Kluge@citrix.com> wrote:
> >
> > > I updated the proposal at
> > http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/CloudStackProposal.   I have included
> the
> > embedded source dependencies, binary dependencies, and contributor e-
> > mail addresses.  There are some open questions in the dependencies (e.g.,
> > treatment of dependencies that have no discernible license), but my
> > impression is that these issues do not need resolution before entering
> > incubation.  Please correct me if that's wrong.
> > >
> > > I believe the proposal is now complete, pending additional feedback.
>

These touch up changes pretty much complete the proposal and we're ready to
kick off a [VOTE] thread. Thoughts?

-- 
Best Regards,
-- Alex

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