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From Robert Burrell Donkin <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Eclipse Plugin for OpenJPA
Date Wed, 25 Feb 2009 12:10:20 GMT
On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 7:03 AM, Craig L Russell <Craig.Russell@sun.com> wrote:
>
> On Feb 24, 2009, at 11:31 AM, Bill Stoddard wrote:
>
>> Donald Woods wrote:
>>>
>>> No idea.  It had already been created before I started working on
>>> Geronimo.
>>>
>>> From the ASF page -
>>>  http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html#incubator
>>> it sounds like sub-projects should go through the incubator, so maybe we
>>> should just create a branch for tooling under the existing openjpa project
>>> and just handle it just as another OpenJPA binary release with its own JIRA
>>> component for bug/feature tracking and not deal with the sub-project process
>>> overhead for now.

FWIW with subversion, i tend to prefer (where possible) to create a
new area and use svn:externals to pull in the current code

>> No need to go through the incubator to create a tooling sub-project for
>> OpenJPA.   Maybe 'sub-project' is not quite the right term here, but the
>> point is that the OpenJPA team can carve out svn space to develop and
>> maintain OpenJPA Eclipse tooling and you can package/release that stuff
>> however you see fit (usual caveats apply). No need for incubator foo here...
>
> +1

+1

note that (of course) any code imports need to register the paperwork
using the lightweight procedure on
http://incubator.apache.org/ip-clearance/index.html

- robert

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