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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Ready...Set...
Date Mon, 17 Sep 2007 23:22:18 GMT
I've opened jira issue https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ 
INFRA-1365 for the Confluence service.

The maven stuff we can do all by ourselves.

Craig

On Sep 17, 2007, at 3:30 PM, Charles Matthew Chen wrote:

> Hello everyone,
>
>    Let me begin by thanking everyone for taking an interest in this  
> project.
>
>    Sanselan began in 2004; most of the current codebase was written
> over a period of a couple of weeks.  At the time I was working for a
> firm selling software and services to professional photographers.
> This position offered me access to images from a wide variety of
> cameras.  Over the next year I found small ways to make the library
> more robust.  I open sourced it soon thereafter.
>
>    Interest in the project was slow but steady until late 2006 when I
> began to receive a increasing volume of questions, bug fix requests,
> etc.  This lead me to resume work on the project, addressing many
> longstanding issues, not all of which are yet resolved (such as the
> lack of proper javadocs).
>
>    When Carsten approached me about donating the project to Apache,
> the timing could not have been more perfect.  I had received a number
> of requests to move the project to sourceforge or its like and was
> debating what to do.  I've always had the highest esteem for the
> Apache organization and its projects, so moving here was an unexpected
> honor.
>
>    Confluence +1
>
>    Maven +1
>
>    I'm not sure what splitting the project into sub-projects would
> offer us at this point.
>
> Charles.
>
>
> On 9/17/07, Carsten Ziegeler <cziegeler@apache.org> wrote:
>> Craig L Russell wrote:
>>>
>>> The biggest advantage of Confluence is that once it's set up, it's
>>> really easy to publish changes. On the other hand, I don't know  
>>> enough
>>> to set it up, although our friends at infra have experience.
>> Yes, I think using Confluence makes sense; I use it in other projects
>> (for example Felix)
>> and its nice. An autoexporter exports the site (or the changes) to a
>> static directory which is then our website.
>> I think setting this up is fairly easy, we just have to ask :)
>> But we should ensure that only people with a CLA can edit the  
>> contents
>> of the website. So we should create an own confluence group  
>> containing
>> the committers and only this group has write access to the web  
>> site part.
>>
>>>>
>>>>> What build structure do we want? Sanselan is a relatively small
>>>>> project but still, it might be nice to use maven as a build  
>>>>> tool to
>>>>> make it easy for users to deploy and make it easy for sanselan
>>>>> developers to publish.
>>>> +1 for maven
>>>
>>> As you can probably tell, I'm a fan of maven as well.
>>>
>> Ah great, this makes us the "three friends of maven" (hmm, perhaps we
>> could make a movie out of this) - Seriously, a big +1 for using  
>> maven.
>>
>> Carsten
>>
>> --
>> Carsten Ziegeler
>> cziegeler@apache.org
>>

Craig Russell
Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/jdo
408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!


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