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From Manfred Geiler <manfred.gei...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Sandbox
Date Thu, 19 May 2005 07:23:29 GMT
+1

-Manfred

2005/5/19, Sean Schofield <sean.schofield@gmail.com>:
> 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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