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From Grant Smith <gra...@marathon-man.com>
Subject Re: Sandbox
Date Wed, 18 May 2005 23:45:37 GMT
+1 ... although the list is so slow at the moment, you might only get 
the vote next year... grr. :-(

Sean Schofield wrote:

>I propose that we go ahead and create a sandbox area and at a minimum
>it can be used by committers (such as myself) who have existing code
>they want to get feedback on.  Those that want to contribute a
>component and work within the confines of the sandbox rules (a myfaces
>committer has to commit your code and patches) can also volunteer
>components.
>
>Can we agree on this principle?  I will come up with a proposal for a
>specific SVN structure this weekend but for now we need agreement on
>the concept.
>
>sean
>
>
>On 5/15/05, Martin Marinschek <martin.marinschek@gmail.com> wrote:
>  
>
>>Yes, I think that should finally be sorted out ;)
>>
>>And we will try to err to the best of the ASF, promised.
>>
>>regards,
>>
>>Martin
>>
>>On 5/16/05, Ted Husted <ted.husted@gmail.com> wrote:
>>    
>>
>>>On 5/15/05, Sean Schofield <sean.schofield@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>      
>>>
>>>>>It's not a question of what you *think* you can maintain. If you bring
an
>>>>>external code base into the ASF repository, you *must be committed* -
as a
>>>>>community, not one or two individuals - to maintaining it and resolving
>>>>>any technical issues, not to mention resolving any legal issues *before*
>>>>>it touches the ASF repository. If there is even a hint that this is not
>>>>>the case, you should go through the incubator.
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>>>In the case of Jesse's SF code it doesn't sound like incubator is
>>>>required.  This is based on Craig's detailed explanation as well as
>>>>common sense.  According to Craig it is fine for a few individuals to
>>>>work off list on things and then offer them to the community for
>>>>inclusion.  Its up to the PMC to decide whether or not that code
>>>>should then go in the sandbox or could be added directly to the source
>>>>code proper.
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>According to Craig, it is fine for *committers* to work of list and then ...
>>>
>>>I haven't reviewed Jesse's SF code. But if it's on the scale of custom
>>>JSP tag, then you might have Jesse file a CLA and accept the donation
>>>directly to the MyFaces project. If the contribution is more than a
>>>tag library, with several interacting tags, then it might be
>>>significant enough to pass through the Incubator.
>>>
>>>Whether you put the component into the trunk, or into a sandbox, is a
>>>separate issue than whether the project or the incubator accepts the
>>>donation.
>>>
>>>Some projects use a sandbox to develop new code and then decide
>>>whether to make it part of the standard distribution (merge it with
>>>the trunk).
>>>
>>>The Incubator Project is the Foundation's "front controller" for
>>>significant, or extra-ordinary,  code donations.
>>>
>>>HTH (really I do!), Ted :)
>>>
>>>      
>>>
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