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From Joe Schaefer <joe_schae...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: cms as an apache incubator project?
Date Wed, 04 Jan 2012 21:07:27 GMT
----- Original Message -----

> From: Igor Galić <i.galic@brainsware.org>
> To: infrastructure-dev@apache.org; Joe Schaefer <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com>
> Cc: 
> Sent: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 4:04 PM
> Subject: Re: cms as an apache incubator project?
> 
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
>>  Forwarding on to infra-dev@ looking for volunteers
>>  who aren't necessarily associated with ASF Infra.
>> 
>> 
>>  ----- Forwarded Message -----
>>  >From: Joe Schaefer <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com>
>>  >To: Apache Infrastructure <infrastructure@apache.org>
>>  >Sent: Tuesday, December 27, 2011 1:41 PM
>>  >Subject: cms as an apache incubator project?
>>  >
>>  >
>>  >Way back when the cms was first being implemented
>>  >some people suggested making it a formal project.
>>  >I pushed back on that issue at the time because it
>>  >was so heavily tied into our infra that trying to
>>  >productize it made little sense to me.
>>  >
>>  >
>>  >As time progressed it became clear tho that I was
>>  >the only person willing and able to work on the cms
>>  >plumbing, and maybe now that there are several projects
>>  >using the cms it's time to reask the question.
>>  >
>>  >
>>  >Would it make sense to anyone to volunteer to work
>>  >on the cms towards making it adoptable by other orgs?
>>  >Keep in mind people can work on and adopt the current
>>  >code right now as the svn tree is public:
> 
> Is the idea to have a system that can be installed off
> the shelf in my corporate environment and works
> out of the box?

Yes, basically packaging up and documenting and productizing.
The code works fine, it's just very closely tied into
existing ASF infra and that would need to be factored
out into install-time options and directions for dependent
software like mod_perl, subversion, buildbot, and svnpubsub. 

> 
>>  >https://svn.apache.org/repos/infra/websites/cms
>>  >
>>  >
>>  >The real issue becomes whether or not this community
>>  >has the right skills and interests to help other orgs
>>  >adopt it, and to modify the software to make that
>>  >
>>  >a feasible proposition.
>>  >
>>  >
>>  >Any takers?
> 
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