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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Apache Incubator report for October
Date Wed, 01 Oct 2008 19:52:00 GMT
Hi Janne,

On Oct 1, 2008, at 12:41 PM, Janne Jalkanen wrote:

> Hi folks!
> I just committed a first version of the Incubator report to the SVN  
> (under jspwiki/board).  Please check and comment, and if you feel  
> you have something to add, either commit directly, or send a patch :-)
> I think we need to seriously start to look into graduation as a top- 
> level project now.  2.8 is nearly complete (pending a few issues  
> still), and after this the next big hurdle will be 3.0 and the  
> graduation.  I added some preliminary comments on what I think are  
> the remaining obstacles - please also comment on those.  I've cut-n- 
> pasted the report here for your convenience.

Excellent. This makes it easier to review.
> 2008-October JSPWiki Incubator status report
> JSPWiki has been incubating since September 2007.
> JSPWiki is a JSP-based wiki program.
> During the past three months, the JSPWiki community seems to still  
> enjoy
> a steady increase.  The developer list now has 66 names, an increase
> of 12%.  The user list is now 152 people strong, a growth of 7%  
> since the last
> report.
> The first beta of JSPWiki 2.8 (which is the Apache-licensed version  
> of 2.6)
> has been released, and it is missing only a few key patches to be a  
> full release.
> This, however, won't be an Apache release (as it is meant to be  
> backwards
> compatible with 2.x series, which means keeping the old package  
> structure).
> Despite of this, we're practicing the Apache processes of voting and  
> approving
> releases.
> Graduation depends chiefly of three things:
> * Stable release of 2.8, so we can concentrate on 3.0 process
> * Making a successful 3.0 release, including
> 	* Renaming of all packages to org.apache.*
> 	* Taking the new API into use
> * Making sure all the legal bits and pieces are in order (i.e. the  
> status file)

If you have updates for the status file please either update it  
yourself or let me know what has changed. For example, if there are  
any tasks that have been completed tell me the dates.


> /Janne

Craig L Russell
Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System
408 276-5638
P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!

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