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From Gerhard Petracek <>
Subject Re: [GSoC] MyFaces CODI RAD status
Date Fri, 26 Aug 2011 18:39:29 GMT
hi cosmin,

first of all thx for your work. i'm happy to hear that you plan to continue
with the project.

imo rule #1 is just for 3rd party projects to avoid that they use names of
apache projects (without the permission of the community) in order to
benefit from them.
(before apache-extras started we reserved several project names for the same
if other pmc members have objections, we have to think about it.

however, we have to think about the future of this project:
1) keep it external at apache-extras (for now) and refactor package names
(in this case all myfaces committers would get access as with other
apache-extras projects related to myfaces)
2) it continues as myfaces sub-project (e.g. near to other tools like

esp. with 2) we have to think about a lot of topics (esp. about current and
future dependencies).

since this project (currently) depends on the success of forge itself (which
is still beta), i would keep it at apache extras. it's also easier for
cosmin to continue with his work, because he doesn't have commit rights
right now.
(to keep the community involved, we should continue to use the myfaces dev
list and wiki even though it is an external project.)


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2011/8/26 Martinconi Cosmin <>

> Hi everyone,
> The GSoC program for this year is finished and you can find the current
> status of the project at a new
> location[1]. The current "0.9.0" version provides the functionality
> proposed for this program, more
> details about the commands supported can be found in the README file.
> As part of the "apache-extra" project host the project doesn't completely
> comply with the guidelines. The
> problems come from:"1) not using Apache or an existing Apache project name
> in your Apache Extras project
> name, and 2) not using org.apache as the prefix". I am considering renaming
> the packages as "org.apacheExtra",
> any suggestion regarding this is welcomed.
> There is more work to be done for the plugin to be complete and eventually
> extend the functionality to other
> CODI IDE plugins, and I will be happy to continue working and supporting
> any Codi RAD functionality.
> Special thanks to Gerhard, my mentor for this program.
> Regards,
> Cosmin
> [1]

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