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From Berin Lautenbach <>
Subject Re: XML-Security TLP -> Santuario
Date Sun, 25 Jun 2006 11:04:23 GMT
OK guys, quick poll - is anyone going to get upset if I put forwad two
resolutions to the board, one as original which is preferred and one as
just xml-security as the fallback?

I should have realised that creating a broad project might get sticky -
my apologies to all.  I'm still going to push forward some kind of idea
of a federation for security issues within the ASF however.


Greg Stein wrote:

> I'd suggest simply moving XML-Security to a TLP and not worry about it
> needing to have a broader role. There is no problem with a "small"
> TLP.
> I think any sort of "security federation" would be handled similarly
> to the site-dev mailing list and its care/feeding of
> (and I might even suggest just putting the federation there, rather
> than
> Cheers,
> -g
> On 6/22/06, Berin Lautenbach <> wrote:
>> Roy T. Fielding wrote:
>> > It sounds like a decent idea for a federation, but a terrible idea
>> > for a project.  Projects need to be responsible for a product or they
>> > just end up in the weeds.  A federation of projects can simply maintain
>> > a general mailing list and website.
>> It would be responsible for code - the current xml-security stuff that
>> sits within the XML project/federation.  And it would look to start new
>> things as well - with an absolute intent to move them to TLP when
>> necessary (i.e. when it became clear the Santuario PMC did not have
>> direct oversite).
>> I know we are trying not to create umbrella projects - I'm trying to
>> walk a middle ground to see if we can make something like this work with
>> a community that fosters this area.  It's a bit of a community
>> experiment as well as a technical one.
>> Cheers,
>>         Berin

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