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From Shiraz Kanga <z...@best.com>
Subject Re: Contribution
Date Thu, 21 Sep 2000 20:18:32 GMT


I am willing and able (for the most part) to comply with those 3
requirements. Let me know when your document is done (once everyone agrees
that these are the guidelines) so I can make the code compliant with
these guidelines. Thanks for offering to create this document.



On Thu, 21 Sep 2000, Hans Bergsten wrote:

> Shiraz Kanga wrote:
> > 
> > Dear Taglibbers:
> > 
> > I've developed a fairly sophisticated tag that draws a calendar (useful
> > in things like scheduling apps, etc). It is quite flexible /
> > configurable and the code is also pretty well documented.
> > 
> > I'd like to donate this code to the Apache Group. Can anyone tell me how
> > this is done? Should I just post it here as an attachment? I couldnt
> > find out how to do this from the jakarta web site.
> > 
> > Feel free to try it out at http://www.devport.com:8080/examples/demo.jsp
> > 
> > Or try demo2.jsp at the same place, which just adds some parameters to
> > the tag to make the calendar look a little uglier :-)
> I looked briefly at the demo and it looks cool. I'd like to see this
> added to the project.
> But I feel we need to set up some guidelines for accepting new contributions.
> I can't find any document on the web site or in the CVS archive that 
> describes this (maybe I'm just not looking hard enough), but based on how
> other contributions have been handled, this is what I think we need:
> 1) The source code must structured as all the other tag libraries,
>    with build scripts etc. (A doc describing this would be nice).
> 2) The code must belong to the package org.apache.taglibs.<unique-name>
> 3) The person that contributes the code must be accepted as a Committer
>    and be willing to continue working with the library for some time,
>    at least until others get familiar with it (or something like that).
> Am I roughly in line here? If so, I can try to put together a document
> with these guidelines and someone with commit privileges can add it
> to the CVS archive, and maybe to the web site as well. If such as
> document already exists, please tell me where it is.
> Hans
> -- 
> Hans Bergsten		hans@gefionsoftware.com
> Gefion Software		http://www.gefionsoftware.com

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