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From Craig L Russell <>
Subject Re: December Board report now due - please review before tomorrow night
Date Sun, 12 Dec 2010 05:45:23 GMT
Hi Les,

My only comment is that the "community" section seems mostly about  
development, not community. Is there activity on user mailing lists?  
Any jira issues filed by users?



On Dec 11, 2010, at 1:25 PM, Les Hazlewood wrote:

> Hi team,
> Our 3rd and final month-to-month board report is now due to the ASF
> board.  After this report, our reporting schedule moves to once every
> 3 months.
> The report is now due to the ASF board (they meet on the 15th), so
> unless anyone has any edits/contributions they wish to make to my
> initial draft below, I'll submit it tomorrow night.
> Thanks,
> Les
> 2010 December - Board report for Apache Shiro
> Shiro is a powerful and flexible open-source application security  
> framework
> that cleanly handles authentication, authorization, enterprise session
> management and cryptography.
> We have no issues that require Board assistance at this time.
> Releases:
> - No releases since our first 1 Nov 1.1.0 release as a TLP
> Community & Project:
> - No new committers or PMC members
> - The development team is discussing as to when our next release might
>   be, whether it will be before or after the holidays.  It is not
>   currently decided if it will be a 1.1.1 point release or a
>   1.2 minor release.
> - There has been a lot of discussion in the last month as to the best
>   way to support Shiro integration with 3rd-party (ASF compatible)
>   frameworks and libraries - either include the code as
>   'support modules' within Shiro's codebase, or to have the code
>   reside somewhere else, like a 'shiro-extras' project, similar in  
> concept
>   to the 'WicketStuff' project.
>   The difficulty in deciding is based on 1) the likelyhood of the dev
>   team supporting an increasing number of integration modules  
> directly at
>   the level of quality we wish to maintain and 2) whether or not a
>   security framework like Shiro should support frameworks (like
>   Wicket and Struts2) that sit 'higher' in the application stack.
>   Ideally we'd like the respective web communities to support Shiro  
> since
>   we believe it is in their scope to do so, rather than Shiro (a
>   security framework) writing integration for multiple
>   web frameworks.  This is an ongoing discussion and we've yet to come
>   to a decision.

Craig L Russell
Architect, Oracle
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P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!

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