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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Fwd: [sanselan] Next steps
Date Tue, 28 Apr 2009 05:28:11 GMT
FYI.

Craig

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com>
> Date: April 27, 2009 6:45:44 PM PDT
> To: Commons Developers List <dev@commons.apache.org>
> Subject: [sanselan]  Next steps
> Reply-To: Commons Developers List <dev@commons.apache.org>
>
> We have voted to accept sanselan as a commons component [1].  Welcome!
>
> We now need to settle the administrative questions raised in [2]:
>
> 2. Most commons components have a "functional" name instead of a  
> "fun" name. Would Sanselan need to be renamed, e.g. Commons Image,  
> or would it be ok to have the sub-project called Sanselan, or  
> Commons Sanselan?
>
> My preference would be to adopt a functional name.  We used to have  
> this documented as a policy, but that seems to vanished from the web  
> pages, so it is possible that we made a conscious decision that I  
> just personally forgot about to eliminate this policy.  If others -  
> most importantly, the Sanselan community - feel strongly about not  
> changing the name, I am OK with it.  It makes it easier for people  
> to find their way through our components, however, if their names  
> are descriptive.  Personally, I feel the same way about TLPs, but  
> that is a separate topic.
>
> 3. Would any changes be required from the existing packaging of  
> Sanselan? For example, packages are named org.apache.sanselan. Would  
> these need to be renamed to org.apache.commons.sanselan (or less fun  
> name as above)?
>
> My preference would be o.a.c.x, where x is the new functional name.   
> Repackaging provides an opportunity to revise the name.
>
> I have separately kicked off a vote on private@ (per our custom) on  
> commitership.  Once that closes, we will need volunteers to help  
> with the svn move and component setup.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Phil
>
> [1] http://markmail.org/message/cwngahpm2aieop6c
> [2] http://markmail.org/message/4oum556w4wqubnvm
>
>
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Craig L Russell
Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://db.apache.org/jdo
408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
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