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From Alan Conway <acon...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: Does RH MRG End of Life have an Effect on QPID?
Date Mon, 08 Dec 2014 15:47:32 GMT
On Mon, 2014-12-08 at 15:13 +0000, Gordon Sim wrote:
> On 12/05/2014 09:25 PM, Steve Huston wrote:
> > Hi Tom,
> >
> > I don't speak for Red Hat, but I can say that Red Hat != Apache Qpid. The Apache
Qpid future is still bright with plenty of effort behind it on all the various facets (C++,
Java, proton, dispatch, etc.)
> 
> I don't speak for Red Hat in any official category either. Steve is 
> absolutely right that Apache Qpid is bigger than any company; that is 
> the beauty of the open governance at Apache.
> 
> That said, as a Red Hat employee, I am still working hard on Qpid in 
> different areas, as are many of my colleagues. The Apache Qpid project 
> is first and foremost a *community* interested in developing software to 
> aid and further the adoption of AMQP. Red Hat remain completely 
> committed to collaborating with the Qpid community to achieve that goal.

+1 I also don't speak for Red Hat (just work for them) but am also still
working full time on Qpid and don't expect that to change any time soon.

> 
> The Qpid community is also bigger than any one software component it 
> produces. Over time, new solutions may emerge that are better than 
> previous attempts, and this may divert focus of some developers. The 
> 'federation' capabilities built in to qpidd for example informed and 
> inspired a better solution in the form of Dispatch Router. Work is 
> underway to develop a new JMS client (a collaboration between Qpid and 
> ActiveMQ) that will be an improvement on the existing one(s) etc.
> 
> Of course, a balance needs to be found between continuity and backwards 
> compatibility on the one hand, and innovative new solutions on the other.
> 
> The promise of AMQP is interoperability between different components. 
> With 1.0 I really hope we make that more of a reality. The support from 
> ActiveMQ - also an openly governed, open source project here at Apache - 
> is evidence of real progress there. However with more than three 
> distinct Apache-governed, open-sourced, AMQP compliant brokers, it may 
> not make sense to replicate every feature in each of them and again that 
> may impact the focus of particular developers.
> 
> We do need to get better at formulating and communicating roadmaps for 
> the Qpid community, to enable better, more effective collaboration that 
> stays attuned to users needs. I do believe though, as Steve says, that 
> the future is bright for Qpid!
> 
> > I have customers that have placed large bets on Apache Qpid-based systems. They
expect returns.
> >
> > -Steve Huston
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: tom peterson [mailto:2tompeterson@gmail.com]
> >> Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2014 1:24 PM
> >> To: users@qpid.apache.org; dev@qpid.apache.org
> >> Subject: Does RH MRG End of Life have an Effect on QPID?
> >>
> >> It seems RH is EOL'ing MRG and is pushing A-MQ (ActiveMQ underneath) as
> >> their enterprise messaging solution.  Does this change in direction have an
> >> effect QPID's status moving forward?   We are looking at using QPID on a
> >> project but want to make sure that it is not being EOL'd as well.
> >>
> >> Thanks for any advice you can render.
> >>
> >> tom
> 
> 
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