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From Martin Marinschek <martin.marinsc...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Sandbox
Date Thu, 19 May 2005 06:17:37 GMT
+1,

regards,

Martin

2005/5/19, Korhonen, Kalle <kkorhone@cisco.com>:
> +1.
> 
> Kalle
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Sean Schofield [mailto:sean.schofield@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 18, 2005 3:11 PM
> > To: MyFaces Development
> > Subject: Re: Sandbox
> >
> > 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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