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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Near time for graduation?
Date Fri, 15 Dec 2006 20:27:00 GMT
Ryan, no, we do have your iCLA on file :)

On Dec 15, 2006, at 1:27 PM, Ryan Morgan wrote:

>
> I'm still interested in being a part of the project.  The ftp  
> module is something
> dear to my heart.. :)
>
> I sent a contributer agreement a long while back to JimJ, but I  
> don't think it was
> ever processed.
>
> One thing I'd like to focus on is the test suite.  The tight  
> integration with the
> core leaves us vulnerable to even the most innocent change within  
> the server.  What
> is the current status of the test suite?
>
> -Ryan
>
> On Dec 14, 2006, at 10:30 PM, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>
>> At this point;
>>
>> make works, win32 .dsw works.
>>
>> docs now exist.
>>
>> builds and runs against 2.0 and 2.2 (more news to come).
>>
>> We've attracted some other individuals to the effort, although  
>> several who
>> expressed interest didn't 'show up' (which is fine, just an  
>> observation that
>> the final move to our target project should probably include a  
>> culled list
>> of contributors who did exercise their commit rights.)
>>
>> It's running in production at some very interesting places :)
>>
>> I'd like to 'start the clock' twords a graduation vote on Tues  
>> 12/19.  This
>> means time to clean up the old build/* cruft, for example, prune  
>> dead tests,
>> and finish any docs s/covalent/apache/ such that it's really ready  
>> to adopt
>> at the httpd project.
>>
>> I'd like to then (if vote passes) have httpd vote to accept  
>> starting on the
>> 22nd.  If they agree, finally have incubator vote to release from  
>> incubation.
>>
>> I'd like to see the docs structure mirror the httpd repository,  
>> e.g. the
>> man page buried in
>>
>> docs/manual/mod/mod_ftp.xml(.html)
>>
>> etc.  I'd already done this with modules/ftp/ such that it's ready  
>> to drop in
>> on top of httpd's repository IF they are ever merged.
>>
>> Please look over
>>
>> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/mod_ftp/trunk/STATUS
>> http://incubator.apache.org/projects/mod_ftp.html
>>
>> to identify gaps that need to be addressed.
>>
>> I don't suggest merging is part of graduating.  I don't suggest  
>> making an
>> incubating release as part of graduating.  Let httpd decide if/ 
>> when, we are
>> all very comfortable that httpd knows how to manage release  
>> votes.  It will
>> certainly need yet-more work for the event mpm anyways which is  
>> better
>> handled in sync with async mpm development.
>>
>> Comments?
>>
>> Bill
>


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