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From "Danny Angus" <da...@apache.org>
Subject RE: [Proposal] SuperXMailer
Date Tue, 01 Apr 2003 21:40:31 GMT
Nice one, made my day :-)
d.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew C. Oliver [mailto:acoliver@apache.org]
> Sent: 01 April 2003 21:03
> To: Jakarta General List; general@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: [Proposal] SuperXMailer
> 
> 
> Hi All,
> 
> I'm pleased to finally propose the SuperXMailer for Jakarta via the 
> incubator.  I'd like for the Jakarta PMC/committers to vote a tacit 
> approval of the project before we work on acceptance into the 
> incubator.  I'm sure that despite the inevitable controversy, folks will 
> see a true value in this project and its active community.  
> Unfortunately the source repository and mail archives are down at the 
> moment, but I'm sure they'll be restored soon.
> 
> Note that there is also something strange with the bug database.  We now 
> have email deobfuscation which defeats schemes like 
> acoliverNOSPAM@NOSPAMapache.org and such, as well as acoliver at apache 
> dot org.  No worries, the mail will be harvested and get through!
> 
> Thanks for your consideration.  Please feel free to submit your vote in 
> advance.
> 
> -Andy
> 
> http://nagoya.apache.org/wiki/apachewiki.cgi?SuperXMailerProposal
> 
> [0] rationale
> 
> SuperXMailer, the project hosted at 
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/superxmailer/ is a tool for harvesting 
> email addresses from web pages and mail lists, storing them in any 
> database or XML file, and sending them email addresses. It features 
> opt-out lists, email verification and much more.
> 
> The project is the creation of a number of Apache committers and is run 
> as a meritocratic community-developed project.
> 
> Presently the CVS repository and mail lists are down (as of 3/30), but 
> we have opened up a support request and will have it up again soon. 
> 
> [0.1] criteria
> 
> Meritocracy:  SuperXMailer follows the Apache meritocracy rules, with a 
> core of committers including ASF members.
> 
> Community:  SuperXMailer has a modest, but very active community.  Its 
> users are very pleased with its performance and capture capabillities.
> 
> Core Developers.  SuperXMailer has an active and dedicated team of 
> committers.  The project was founded by Andrew C. Oliver, who is 
> extremely dedicated to SuperXMailer and authored the majority of the 
> codebase.  Nicola Ken Barrozzi and Glen Stampoultzis are frequent 
> contributors of components and bug fixes as well as some significant 
> extensions.  Sam Ruby has offered to provide Web Services extensions via 
> Axis.
> 
> Alignment:  SuperXMailer makes use of Lucene, POI, Struts, Velocity, 
> Turbine, Xerces, Tomcat and Xalan.
> 
> Scope:  SuperXMailer is entirely a server-side application, well aligned 
> with the overall goals of the Jakarta project.
> 
> [1] scope of subproject
> 
> The project shall create and maintain packages written in the Java 
> programming language constituting the framework, management tools, 
> search/database and mailer, a standard library of additional components, 
> documentation, a web site and additional examples.
> 
> [2] identify the initial source from which the project is to be populated
> 
> The project currently resides on the SourceForge (http://tapestry.sf.net).
> 
> [3] identify the Jakarta resources to be created
> 
> [3.1] mailing lists(s)
> 
> superx-user
> superx-dev
> 
> [3.2] CVS repositories
> 
> jakarta-superx
> 
> [3.3] Bugzilla
> 
> framework - superx
> components - web site, contrib library, documentation, examples
> 
> [3.4] Wiki
> 
> The SuperXMailer developers would like to make use of the ApacheWiki in 
> order to facillitate the admittedly spartan documentation.  However, its 
> extremely easy to use.  Many Apache committers have received mail from 
> persons using it with great results. 
> 
> [4] identify the initial set of committers  (Any Jakarta commmitter is 
> welcome to add their name here)
> 
> Andrew C. Oliver
> 
> Nicola Ken Barrozzi
> 
> Glen Stampoultzis
> 
> [5] identify apache sponsoring individuals (Any Apache member is welcome 
> to add their name here)
> 
> Andrew C. Oliver
> 
> Nicola Ken Barrozzi
> 
> 
> 
> 
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