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From "Charles Matthew Chen" <charlesmc...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r674608 - /incubator/sanselan/board/2008-07.txt
Date Wed, 09 Jul 2008 05:48:43 GMT
Hi Craig,

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

   I'll also modify the non-apache site so that it guides users to the
apache list.

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!
>
>

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