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From Romain Manni-Bucau <rmannibu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] BatchEE to implement JBatch @apache
Date Tue, 17 Sep 2013 10:30:01 GMT
added you, thks
Romain Manni-Bucau
Twitter: @rmannibucau
Blog: http://rmannibucau.wordpress.com/
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2013/9/17 Jean-Baptiste Onofré <jb@nanthrax.net>:
> It sounds interesting. I would be pleased to work as mentor of the project
> (if you want me ;)).
>
> Regards
> JB
>
>
> On 09/17/2013 12:21 PM, Romain Manni-Bucau wrote:
>>
>> Dear ASF members,
>>
>> I would like to propose the BatchEE project to the Incubator.
>>
>> The BatchEE proposal is available at:
>> https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/BatchEEProposal
>>
>> I welcome your feedbacks and suggestions.
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Here is a copy of the proposal:
>>
>> = BatchEE, JBatch Implementation =
>>
>> === Abstract ===
>>
>> BatchEE will be an ASL-licensed implementation of the JBatch
>> Specification which is defined as JSR-352 (for version 1.0).
>>
>> === Proposal ===
>>
>> BatchEE specification is an effort for defining a standard API and way
>> to write batches in Java. It is integrated with JavaEE (JTA, CDI....)
>> but works out of the box in a standalone environment.
>>
>>
>> BatchEE Project is responsible for implementing the runtime container
>> contract for the JBatch specification. Besides the implementation,
>> BatchEE Project will implement the core built-in components that
>> further simplifies the developer complex interactions with other Java
>> EE specific enterprise operations. For example, it will define default
>> reader/processor/writer for jdbc, jpa, xml/json/flat files...
>>
>> === Background ===
>>
>> Until today writing batches in java meant using a proprietary
>> framework and link to JavaEE was quite limited (or missing). JBatch
>> defines an API fixing this issue and now developpers need a fix.
>>
>> === Rationale ===
>>
>> Current JBatch specificatin is released, and only the reference
>> implementation is available but not really intended to be maintained.
>> Moreover multiple Apache projects (geronimo, TomEE, ...) will need an
>> Apache compatible Jbatch implementation to go ahread and implement
>> JavaEE 7.
>>
>>
>> === Initial Goals ===
>>
>> The initial goals of the BatchEE Project are
>>
>>   * Fully implement the JSR-352 specification.
>>   * Attracts a community around the current code base.
>>   * Active relationship with the other dependent projects to further
>> develop some useful batch components.
>>
>> == Current Status ==
>>
>> === Meritocracy ===
>>
>> Initial developer of the project is familiar with the meritocracy
>> principles of Apache. He knows that the open source gets power from
>> its great developers and freedom. He also developed some other open
>> source projects. We will follow the normal meritocracy rules also with
>> other potential contributors.
>>
>> === Community ===
>>
>> There is a great community within the OpenEJB, OpenWebBeans, Geronimo
>> and TomEE Apache projects. BatchEE project is very related with these
>> projects and in the some cases, it enhances these projects. We are
>> thinking that BatchEE project gets strong community because it
>> complete the needed frameworks of a java developper and unifies the
>> using of these projects. It simplifies the developer effort for
>> building complex enterprise applications batches.
>>
>> === Core Developers ===
>>
>> BatchEE project has been developing by the IBM then forked by Romain
>> Manni-Bucau as a sole contributor.
>>
>> === Alignment ===
>>
>> BacthEE project will be a candidate for use in Geronimo AS and TomEE
>> as a default JBatch implementation. Other projects could benefit from
>> the BatchEE project as a general purpose component and context
>> management.
>>
>> BatchEE project is closely aligned with the OpenEJB and OpenWebBeans
>> projects perfectly. It depends on these projects to satisfy its
>> requirements (mainly tests).
>>
>> == Known Risks ==
>>
>> === Orphaned products ===
>>
>> Even if the initial committer of the project has no plan to leave the
>> active development, it must necessary to get other committers for the
>> project. So that it less dependent on the single developer. The source
>> code of the project is well documented and new committers could easily
>> grasp the details. Initial committer continues to support actively
>> this project.
>>
>> === Inexperience with Open Source ===
>>
>> Initial developer have worked on open source project before, including
>> OpenEJB/TomEE, OpenWebBeans, XBean...
>>
>> === Homogeneous Developers ===
>>
>> Altough the initial committer of the project is single, developer team
>> may be increased within the active project lifecycle from the
>> different locations.
>>
>> === Reliance on Salaried Developers ===
>>
>> Project currently has no salaried developers. All the commitment is
>> done by the volunteer developer.
>>
>> === Relationships with Other Apache Products ===
>>
>> BatchEE will likely be used in the Geronimo and Apache TomEE.
>> OpenWebBeans could bring added value for tests and integration with
>> CDI. OpenEJB will be great to pass EE tests (JTA is mandatory and CDi
>> a must have).
>>
>> === An Excessive Fascination with the Apache Brand ===
>>
>> BatchEE project initial committer is the strong supporter of the open
>> source projects. Initial committer of the project thinks that ASF has
>> great place that provides wider colloboration and support of the open
>> source project and it respects meritrocracy. Also, BatchEE project
>> will surely be embraced by the Geronimo, TomEE, Camel and other Apache
>> projects. BatchEE project is closely related with the some of the
>> other Apache projects.
>>
>> == Documentation ==
>>
>> Currently the main documentation of the project is contained in the
>> README.md in the source repository (see next part).
>>
>> == Initial Source ==
>>
>> The source for BatchEE project that is to be imported is currently
>> within the project at https://github.com/rmannibucau/batchee.git and
>> is all ASL2.0 licensed. It is based on a fork of the JBatch RI
>> (developped by IBM) which said it was ok to fork the RI:
>>
>> http://apache-incubator-general.996316.n3.nabble.com/Re-DISCUSS-jbatch-impl-Apache-td36529.html
>>
>> == External Dependencies ==
>>
>> All dependencies have Apache compatible licenses.
>>
>> == Required Resources ==
>>
>> Mailing lists
>>
>>   * batchee-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>   * batchee-commits@incubator.apache.org
>>   * batchee-private@incubator.apache.org
>>   * batchee-user@incubator.apache.org
>>
>> Git repository
>>
>>   * https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/batchee.git
>>
>> Issue Tracking
>>
>>   * https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/BATCHEE
>>
>> Other Resources
>>
>>   * Wiki
>>
>> == Initial Committers ==
>>
>> || '''Name'''           || '''Email'''                              ||
>> '''CLA'''        ||
>> || Romain Manni-Bucau   || rmannibucau at gmail dot com             ||
>> yes              ||
>>
>> == Sponsors ==
>>
>> We kindly request the Apache Incubator PMC to be the sponsor for this
>> project.
>>
>> Champion
>>
>>   * TBD (tbf at apache dot org)
>>
>> Nominated Mentors
>>
>>   * TBD (tbf at apacge dot org)
>>
>>
>>
>> Romain Manni-Bucau
>> Twitter: @rmannibucau
>> Blog: http://rmannibucau.wordpress.com/
>> LinkedIn: http://fr.linkedin.com/in/rmannibucau
>> Github: https://github.com/rmannibucau
>>
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>
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> Jean-Baptiste Onofré
> jbonofre@apache.org
> http://blog.nanthrax.net
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