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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: svn commit: r674608 - /incubator/sanselan/board/2008-07.txt
Date Wed, 09 Jul 2008 17:42:41 GMT
Hi Charles,

On Jul 8, 2008, at 10:48 PM, Charles Matthew Chen wrote:

> Hi Craig,
>
>   Thanks for the guidance; I'll try to put together a proposed first
> build soon.

You can also ask for advice from the general at incubator list. They  
are often eager to help suggest (but not so eager to implement it for  
you!).
>
>
>   I'll also modify the non-apache site so that it guides users to the
> apache list.

Excellent idea. I hadn't realized that there was another "competitive"  
site. That, more than the lack of an Apache release, might explain why  
you're the direct recipient of emails about sanselan.

Craig
>
>
> Charles.
>
>
> On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 10:42 PM, Craig L Russell <Craig.Russell@sun.com 
> > wrote:
>> Hi Charles,
>>
>> On Jul 8, 2008, at 1:24 PM, Charles Matthew Chen wrote:
>>
>>> That report looks good to me.
>>>
>>> Most people continue to email me personally rather than the apache
>>> mailling list, I think because of the lack of an apache release.  Is
>>> there anyone familiar with the Apache organization who can guide  
>>> this
>>> project to its first release?
>>
>> Sure. I can help.
>>
>> This project could have a single source distribution (.zip) and a  
>> single
>> binary distribution (.jar).
>>
>> The source distro could be simply a zip of the source tree (rooted at
>> trunk).
>>
>> The binary distro could be the result of building the .jar file and  
>> making
>> sure that the appropriate LICENSE and NOTICE files are included when
>> building it.
>>
>> Both source and binary artifacts need to be signed (detached gpg  
>> signature)
>> and checksummed (.md5).
>>
>> The biggest issue is making sure that there is a repeatable build  
>> process.
>> Something like a "BUILDING.txt" file at the same level as trunk  
>> would be
>> appropriate.
>>>
>>> Most of the contact I've had is about having more control over read
>>> images (esp. their color models, color correction, etc.) and about  
>>> the
>>> JPEG metadata reading and writing features.  Specifically, I  
>>> intend to
>>> work on making EXIF write easier, documenting the EXIF features and
>>> providing more example code that uses them.  I've had a request to  
>>> add
>>> a structured way to to write IPTC metadata as well, although that  
>>> may
>>> be a significant undertaking.
>>
>> When you get messages, it would be good to forward them to the dev  
>> alias so
>> everyone knows what features are being requested. You could also  
>> suggest
>> that the sender subscribe to sanselan-dev to build the community.
>>
>> Craig
>>>
>>>
>>> Charles.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 9:38 PM,  <clr@apache.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Author: clr
>>>> Date: Mon Jul  7 12:38:24 2008
>>>> New Revision: 674608
>>>>
>>>> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=674608&view=rev
>>>> Log:
>>>> Draft incubator report for July 2008
>>>>
>>>> Added:
>>>> incubator/sanselan/board/2008-07.txt   (with props)
>>>>
>>>> Added: incubator/sanselan/board/2008-07.txt
>>>> URL:
>>>> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/sanselan/board/2008-07.txt?rev=674608&view=auto
>>>>
>>>> = 
>>>> = 
>>>> = 
>>>> = 
>>>> = 
>>>> = 
>>>> = 
>>>> = 
>>>> = 
>>>> = 
>>>> = 
>>>> ===================================================================
>>>> --- incubator/sanselan/board/2008-07.txt (added)
>>>> +++ incubator/sanselan/board/2008-07.txt Mon Jul  7 12:38:24 2008
>>>> @@ -0,0 +1,19 @@
>>>> +2008-July Sanselan Incubator status report
>>>> +
>>>> +Sanselan has been in incubation since September 2007.
>>>> +
>>>> +Sanselan is a pure-java image library for reading and writing
>>>> +a variety of image formats.
>>>> +
>>>> +The community hasn't grown much in the past three months. There
>>>> +continues to be only one active committer.
>>>> +
>>>> +There was work on EXIF metadata read/write support and a bug
>>>> +in the implementation was discussed on the dev aliaas.
>>>> +
>>>> +Builds outside Apache have been made but no official Apache  
>>>> release
>>>> +has been created yet.
>>>> +
>>>> +Barriers to graduation continue to be diversity, size of the  
>>>> community,
>>>> +overall activity, and lack of a release from Apache.
>>>> +
>>>>
>>>> Propchange: incubator/sanselan/board/2008-07.txt
>>>>
>>>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>> svn:eol-style = LF
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>
>> Craig L 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!
>>
>>

Craig L 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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