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From "Mark A. Carlson" <Mark.Carl...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Additional function for contribution
Date Fri, 30 Jan 2009 22:55:37 GMT
OK. How about we do the freeze, tag it, then add David's
code, then do a release?

-- mark

Neeraj Joshi wrote:
> If we decide to add the new code under a separate node in the tree there 
> shouldn't be any issues. If we were to merge / overwrite parts of Imperius 
> then I could see some additionally testing to be done.
> IMHO we should go with checking this new function in a separate branch and 
> then work towards merging them into 1 single entity. In the meantime we 
> can freeze the existing branches
> for use by Mark's team. I am not sure whether a release would be feasible 
> in this time frame.
>
> It seems to me that post merging with the new code from David would be a 
> good time to propose a release. 
>
> What do you folks think?
>
> Thanks
> Neeraj
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> "The light at the end of the tunnel...may be you"
>
>  
> Neeraj Joshi
> WebSphere XD - Compute Grid
> AIM, IBM
> Apache Imperius - http://incubator.apache.org/imperius
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>
>
>
> From:
> David Wood/Watson/IBM@IBMUS
> To:
> imperius-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Date:
> 01/29/2009 12:40 PM
> Subject:
> Re: Additional function for contribution
>
>
>
> It does nothing to the compatibility with CIM-SPL.  The closest thing to 
> any issue raised, might be the extended comment format that we use as a 
> header  before each policy.  These are standard SPL comments, but we embed 
>
> metadata (name, type, attributes, etc) in these comments and then use this 
>
> metadata for additional function.  Here's an example (albeit a silly one),
>
> //// {
> ////    "name" : "Policy A1",
> ////    "type" : "AUTHORIZATION",
> ////    "attributes" : {
> ////            "class" : "network adapter",
> ////            "expected-result" : "false"
> ////    }
> //// }
> Import  Class java.lang.Integer:acl_integer;
> Strategy Execute_All_Applicable;
> Policy 
> {
> Condition 
> { 
>     acl_integer.intValue() == 5
> }
> Decision 
> { 
>         acl_integer.intValue()
> }
> }:1;
>
>
> As far as when this would be added, that's up to the community. If we'd 
> prefer to wait until after the release that is fine by me.  Also, although 
>
> the code is pretty well junit tested and javadoc'd, I'm not sure we'd be 
> able to commit to a Feb 6 deadline.
>
> David Wood 
> Policy Technologies Group
> IBM TJ Watson Research Center
> dawood@us.ibm.com
> 914-784-5123 (office), 914-396-6515 (mobile)
>
>
>
>
> From:
> "Mark A. Carlson" <Mark.Carlson@Sun.COM>
> To:
> imperius-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Date:
> 01/29/2009 12:28 PM
> Subject:
> Re: Additional function for contribution
>
>
>
> I think this is interesting work. Would it affect the compatibility
> with CIM-SPL?
>
> Also, when are you planning to add it?
>
> Should we do a release first, and then add this?
>
> I'd like to set a date for a "code freeze" in order to have
> something stable to release. Would anyone need more time than
> a week from Friday?
>
> If not, I would propose a code freeze date of February 6th.
>
> -- mark
>
> David Wood wrote:
>   
>> And also, I may not have been clear, but just to be sure, we would be 
>> interested CONTRIBUTE this additional layer of function to Imperius. 
>>     
> What 
>   
>> do people think?  If more information is needed, please let me know what 
>>     
>
>
>   
>> you'd  like to see and how we can get this discussion going (if we don't 
>>     
>
>
>   
>> get a discussion going, I'm not sure it bodes too well for this 
>>     
> project). 
>   
>> Hope to hear from you soon.
>>
>> David Wood 
>> Network Server System Software Group
>> IBM TJ Watson Research Center
>> dawood@us.ibm.com
>> 914-784-5123 (office), 914-396-6515 (mobile)
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> From:
>> Neeraj Joshi/Durham/IBM@IBMUS
>> To:
>> imperius-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Date:
>> 01/23/2009 11:24 AM
>> Subject:
>> Re: Additional function for contribution
>>
>>
>>
>> Hi David,
>> This looks good to me! I like the concept of having PEP and PDP. Looks 
>> like the policy syntax
>> is unchanged here only the usage has changed.
>>
>> I would be interested in what Reza and Mark have to say based on their 
>> experience of using Imperius
>> and how much of an effort it would be for them to move to the new model 
>>     
> ?
>   
>> In any case I think this would be a great addition to Imperius.
>>
>> Thanks
>> Neeraj
>> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>> "The light at the end of the tunnel...may be you"
>>
>>
>> Neeraj Joshi
>> WebSphere XD - Compute Grid
>> AIM, IBM
>> Apache Imperius - http://incubator.apache.org/imperius
>> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>>
>>
>>
>> From:
>> David Wood/Watson/IBM@IBMUS
>> To:
>> imperius-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Date:
>> 01/23/2009 09:41 AM
>> Subject:
>> Re: Additional function for contribution
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Ok,  I'll try sending it as a zip file... 
>>
>>
>>
>> David Wood 
>> Network Server System Software Group
>> IBM TJ Watson Research Center
>> dawood@us.ibm.com
>> 914-784-5123 (office), 914-396-6515 (mobile)
>>
>>
>>
>> From: 
>> David Wood/Watson/IBM@IBMUS 
>> To: 
>> imperius-dev@incubator.apache.org 
>> Date: 
>> 01/23/2009 08:59 AM 
>> Subject: 
>> Additional function for contribution
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Given the recent "activity" discussion, perhaps now is the time to 
>> repropose some work we've done at IBM to layer additional functionality 
>>     
> on 
>   
>> top of what is already in Imperius.  The attached is non-confidential 
>>     
> and 
>   
>> describes our work... 
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> David Wood 
>> Network Server System Software Group
>> IBM TJ Watson Research Center
>> dawood@us.ibm.com
>> 914-784-5123 (office), 914-396-6515 (mobile) 
>> [attachment "WPML-Dev-Guide.zip" deleted by Neeraj Joshi/Durham/IBM] 
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>     
>
>
>
>
>
>   

-- 
<http://www.sun.com> 	* Mark A. Carlson *
Sr. Architect

*Systems Group*
Phone x69559 / 303-223-6139
Email Mark.Carlson@Sun.COM
	



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