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From "Ignacio J. Ortega" <na...@siapi.es>
Subject RE: [PROPOSAL/VOTE] New Repositories for Collaborative Developmen t
Date Sun, 06 May 2001 00:34:40 GMT
+1

I think that to have a jakarta-tomcat-sandbox makes sense too...

Saludos ,
Ignacio J. Ortega


> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: Craig R. McClanahan [mailto:craigmcc@apache.org]
> Enviado el: viernes 4 de mayo de 2001 19:18
> Para: tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Asunto: [PROPOSAL/VOTE] New Repositories for Collaborative Development
> 
> 
> Over the last few weeks, there has been a lot of discussion on
> collaborative development, across the various Tomcat branches, on two
> major areas:
> 
> * Web connectors
> 
> * A new Jasper (the "jasper34" proposal)
> 
> and efforts have begun in the HEAD branch "proposals" directory of the
> jakarta-tomcat repository.  I'd like to propose a slightly different
> approach -- create two new repositories (perhaps
> "jakarta-tomcat-connectors" and "jakarta-tomcat-jasper") to 
> be the homes
> of these development efforts, independent of any of the existing code
> bases.  The reasoning for this approach is as follows:
> 
> * Avoid any appearance of politics or attachment based
>   on which repository the code is hosted in
> 
> * Make it easier to enforce the technical separation of
>   this code from any existing Tomcat base code (you have
>   to declare external dependencies pretty directly)
> 
> * Avoid the need for everyone working on these shared
>   components to have *all* of the Tomcat code on all branches
>   checked out all the time -- you can focus on the repository
>   for your favorite Tomcat plus the common stuff you care about
> 
> * Smaller CVS repositories means faster CVS checkouts for everyone
>   on daedalus, on all projects
> 
> Because these repositories would both be part of the overall Tomcat
> subproject, all existing and new Tomcat committers would have commit
> access to both of them, just as we all have access to 
> "jakarta-tomcat" and
> "jakarta-tomcat-4.0" today.
> 
> Comments?  Questions?  Votes?
> 
> Craig McClanahan
> 
> 

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