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From Kris Schneider <k...@dotech.com>
Subject Re: SVN migration
Date Thu, 06 Jan 2005 20:17:40 GMT
Not a lot of chatter on this, eh? I'll just reiterate that I think it makes the
most sense to just do the least surprising thing and adopt "proper" along with
commons.

Quoting Martin Cooper <mfncooper@gmail.com>:

> On Wed, 5 Jan 2005 17:16:05 -0500, Rahul P Akolkar <akolkar@us.ibm.com>
> wrote:
> > Martin Cooper wrote:
> > 
> > > Perhaps we can brainstorm on names for a bit, and see if anyone can come
> > 
> > > up with something better.
> > 
> > Kris Schneider wrote:
> > 
> > > Wouldn't you like to be a proper too...
> > 
> > Just brainstorming:
> > 
> > core reminds me of a core dump and proper makes me feel like its improper
> > for me to be in the sandbox :)
> > 
> > Why not use the same nomenclature as the left-side menu on our web home?
> > 
> > http://jakarta.apache.org/taglibs/
> > 
> > jakarta/
> >  taglibs/
> >    supported/
> >      ...
> >    sandbox/
> >      ...
> > 
> > Maybe even have siblings toolext and deprecated (siblings of supported).
> 
> The problem with this is that, in reality, individual taglibs can move
> back and forth between supported and unsupported, depending upon
> committer interest in them. The term 'supported' on the web site is
> really a misnomer. There are several taglibs listed in the 'supported'
> section of the web site that really aren't supported in any real way.
> And then there's JSTL, which is listed separately on the web site, but
> is probably the best supported of all.
> 
> The goal here is simply to reproduce the current two CVS repo
> directories under a single 'taglibs' root in SVN. I don't want to get
> into trying to invent new categories for the various pieces of code
> that we have. (If we really want to recategorise, let's just get the
> migration done first; moving things around is easy once we're using
> SVN.)
> 
> In Commons, the distinction between Proper and Sandbox is that
> components in Proper have demonstrated that a community has developed
> around them, and that they are ready, or nearly ready, for an official
> release. Components that are still in their infancy, in terms of
> either or both of community or code, live in the Sandbox.
> 
> To be honest, Taglibs seems somewhat dysfunctional when it comes to
> community and to the distinction between "proper" and sandbox. But
> that's a discussion for another day. ;-) Let's just pick a name for
> the "proper" part of it, and get the migration to Subversion under our
> belt.
> 
> --
> Martin Cooper
> 
> 
> > Have a good 2005!
> > 
> > -Rahul

-- 
Kris Schneider <mailto:kris@dotech.com>
D.O.Tech       <http://www.dotech.com/>

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