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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@opendirective.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] BeanShell join the Apache Incubator
Date Mon, 18 Feb 2013 20:28:44 GMT
Thanks :-)

Sent from a mobile device, please excuse mistakes and brevity
On 18 Feb 2013 20:02, "Simone Tripodi" <simonetripodi@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi Ross!
>
> > Can you explain a little about how the code has been donated without any
> > public discussion. Have all copyright owners been consulted?
>
> bien sûr - the discussion happend in private discussions with Pedro
> (Apache OpenOffice) and Patrick & Daniel, the original BeanShell
> authors, (put them in CC to this email) who already sent to secretary@
> the SoftwareGrant and their ICLAs to continue BeanShell development
> under the Apache umbrella.
>
> Pedro took the initiative for the reason Andrea exposed, Apache
> OpenOffice would like to continue using BeanShell dependency and since
> its development was rather than active, contacted Patrick & Daniel for
> a possible move to the ASF. They accepted and the Commons PMC voted to
> sponsor BeanShell - I am "championizing" the initiative as Commons PMC
> ambassador.
>
> HTH, please let me know if you need more details, all the best!!!
> -Simo
>
> http://people.apache.org/~simonetripodi/
> http://simonetripodi.livejournal.com/
> http://twitter.com/simonetripodi
> http://www.99soft.org/
>
>
> On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 10:43 PM, Ross Gardler
> <rgardler@opendirective.com> wrote:
> > The code linked to in the proposal is a fork of the Beanshell code made
> in
> > Dec 2012. I see no discussion on the Beanshell mailing lists about the
> code
> > moving here.
> >
> > Can you explain a little about how the code has been donated without any
> > public discussion. Have all copyright owners been consulted?
> >
> > Sent from Windows Mail
> >
> >  *From:* John D. Ament
> > *Sent:* 17 February 2013 18:06
> > *To:* general@incubator.apache.org
> > *Subject:* Re: [PROPOSAL] BeanShell join the Apache Incubator
> >
> > Hmmm, I don't write much in general@ but this one caught my eye.
> >
> > Is BeanShell actively maintained right now?  Latest blog posts on the
> site
> > indicate 2005 as the last year of major activity (JavaOne 2005 is
> > mentioned, no dates on the blog posts on the front).  The proposal also
> > links to this page [1], which gives a 404 type error.
> >
> > [1] http://ikayzo.org/svn/Bean%60%60Shell/
> >
> > John
> >
> >
> > On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 12:35 PM, Mohammad Nour El-Din <
> > nour.mohammad@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> The proposal looks interesting. I also added my self as a mentor. Good
> >> luck.
> >>
> >>
> >> On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 5:59 PM, Simone Tripodi <
> simonetripodi@apache.org
> >> >wrote:
> >>
> >> > Hi there,
> >> >
> >> > the BeanShell project, the long living JSR-274 reference
> >> > implementation, would like to join the Apache Incubator - I started
> >> > preparing a proposal on Wiki[1] and we are looking for Mentors and
> >> > committers.
> >> > The project has already been donated to the ASF with the SG for
> >> > BeanShell and original authors are onboard, we also have people who
> >> > started maintaining their own fork, so the community is really
> >> > promising!
> >> >
> >> > Please guys feel free to signup in the proposal if interested - help
> >> > us on keep living the JSR-274 RI!!!
> >> >
> >> > Have a nice day, all the best!
> >> > -Simo
> >> >
> >> > [1] http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/BeanShellProposal
> >> >
> >> > http://people.apache.org/~simonetripodi/
> >> > http://simonetripodi.livejournal.com/
> >> > http://twitter.com/simonetripodi
> >> > http://www.99soft.org/
> >> >
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> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Thanks
> >> - Mohammad Nour
> >> ----
> >> "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep
> moving"
> >> - Albert Einstein
> >>
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