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From John Chambers <cham...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] fleece as new incubator project
Date Fri, 06 Jun 2014 14:08:11 GMT
+1


On 6 June 2014 14:58, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com> wrote:

> +1
>
> On 6 Jun 2014, at 9:31, Romain Manni-Bucau wrote:
>
> > Following the discussion earlier, I'm calling a vote to accept Fleece as
> a
> > new Incubator project.
> >
> > The proposal draft is available at:
> > https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/Fleece, and is also included  below.
> >
> > Vote is open for at least 72h and closes at the earliest on 09 June 09:30
> > GMT.
> >
> > [ ] +1 accept Fleece in the Incubator
> > [ ] +/-0
> > [ ] -1 because...
> >
> > Here's my +1.
> >
> > --------------------------------
> > Apache Fleece Proposal
> >
> > Abstract
> >
> > Apache Fleece is an implementation of JSR-353 (JavaTM API for JSON
> > Processing).
> >
> > Proposal
> >
> > Apache Fleece will consist of a number of modules. Mainly an
> implementation
> > of JSR-353 but also a set of usefule modules to help with the usage of
> > JSR-353 (surely a mapping module and a jaxrs provider module).
> >
> > Background
> >
> > JSon being more and more important JavaEE 7 specified an API to read and
> > create JSon objects/arrays.
> >
> > Apache Fleece builds on this specification a potential base to do Json at
> > Apache (hopefully it will be integrated with CXF for instance).
> >
> > Rationale
> >
> > There is not yet a Json related project at Apache but a lot of projects
> > rely on some specific implementions (jettison, jackson, others...).
> > Proposing a default would be great. The other point is a set of Apache
> > projects related to JavaEE (CXF, TomEE, Geronimo, Axis2...) will need an
> > implementation. Having one built at Apache is a really nice to have.
> >
> > Initial Goals
> >
> > The initial goal of the Apache Fleece project is to get a JSR-353
> compliant
> > implementation
> >
> > Current Status
> >
> > Initial codebase was developped on github but designed to be integrated
> in
> > Apache.
> >
> > Meritocracy
> >
> > Initial community will be mainly composed of already Apache committers so
> > meritocracy is already something well known.
> >
> > Community
> >
> > Initial community will be composed of TomEE community for sure, hopefully
> > CXF and potentially all JSon users of Apache.
> >
> > Initial committers
> >
> >  - Romain Manni-Bucau (individual, ASF)
> >  - Jean-Louis Monteiro (individual, ASF)
> >  - Mark Struberg (individual, ASF member)
> >  - Gerhard Petracek (individual, ASF member)
> >  - David Blevins (individual, ASF member)
> >  - Sagara Gunathunga (ASF)
> >
> > Alignment
> >
> > Several Apache project will need a JSR-353 implementation. Having a
> project
> > which can be shared is better than having a sub project of a particular
> > project. Moreover this project makes sense "alone" since users can
> > integrate it without any other dependencies and use it to read/generate
> > Json in their project so it makes sense to create a dedicated project.
> >
> > Known Risks
> >
> > Main risk is to get a not so active project since the specification is
> not
> > that big.
> >
> > Documentation
> >
> > There is no documentation to import today but it will be created using
> > standard ASF tools (ASF CMS mainly).
> >
> > Initial Source
> >
> > Initial sources are on this git repository:
> > https://github.com/rmannibucau/json-impl.git
> >
> > Source and IP Submission Plan
> >
> > Initial sources are under Apache license v2.
> >
> > Side note: it was really developed to be integrated in this project
> > (without waiting it to be created).
> >
> > Required Resources
> >
> > Mailing Lists
> >
> >  -
> >
> >  - dev@fleece.incubator.apache.org - commits@fleece.incubator.apache.org
> >  - private@fleece.incubator.apache.org
> >
> > Version Control
> >
> > It is proposed that the source code for the Apache Fleece project be
> hosted
> > in the Apache Git repository, under the following directory:
> >
> >  - git.apache.org/incubator-fleece.git
> >
> > Issue Tracking
> >
> > The following JIRA project would be required to track issues for the
> Apache
> > Fleece project:
> >
> >  - FLEECE
> >
> > Initial Committers
> >
> >  - Romain Manni-Bucau
> >  - Jean-Louis Monteiro
> >  - Mark Struberg
> >  - Gerhard Petracek
> >  - David Blevins
> >
> > Sponsors
> >
> > Champion
> >
> >  - Mark Struberg
> >
> > Nominated Mentors
> >
> >  - Justin Mclean
> >  - Christian Grobmeier
> >  - Daniel Kulp
> >
> > Project Name
> >
> > Seems *Fleece* is the name which satisfies most of people but we can
> still
> > ask for a new name if we feel it needed before being graduated.
> > --------------------------------
> >
> > 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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