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From Henri Yandell <flame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Other languages?
Date Fri, 06 Jan 2006 20:03:37 GMT
On 1/7/06, Will Glass-Husain <wglass@forio.com> wrote:
> Hi Henri,
>
> Thanks for the note.  Just to fill everyone else in, Henri (chair of
> Jakarta) has floated a proposal to redefine Jakarta.  There's some
> discussion of this on the general@jakarta.apache.org mailing lists.   In a
> nutshell, the essence is that Jakarta morphs into a flatter "commons" type
> community offering libraries of different Java components.  To accomplish
> this, current "component" type subprojects stay as they are (like ORO),
> active initiatives of the current commons (like Commons Collections) move up
> to become Jakarta subprojects, and "framework" type projects (like Turbine
> or Tapestry) moving and become their own top level projects, reporting
> directly to the Apache Board.  The goal would be to build more of a
> community among the various Jakarta projects, simplify administration,
> clarify the Jakarta brand.  (How's that for a fifty-cent summary, Henri?)

Worth a dollar in fact; very good summary :)

Hen

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