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From Michael Glavassevich <mrgla...@ca.ibm.com>
Subject Re: GSoC 2013
Date Wed, 01 May 2013 19:36:21 GMT
Hi Samuel,

Samuel Medeiros <ccc.samuel@gmail.com> wrote on 05/01/2013 02:00:35 PM:

> Hi Michael,
> 
> I have submitted our project proposal.

That was quick. :-)

I plan to have a read through when I'm home this evening.

> I am looking forward to getting your feedback.
> 
> Just FYI, ASF provides a page for both students and prospective 
> mentors. It contains information like "Prospective mentors should join 
the 
> code-awards@apache.org mailing list".

Yes, I'm already subscribed to that mailing list.

> Sincerely,
> Samuel Queiroz 
> 
> 

> 2013/4/30 Samuel Medeiros <ccc.samuel@gmail.com>
> Hi Michael,
> 
> I am glad to know you would volunteer to mentor this project.
> 
> Thank you for these entry points. I am studying them and tomorrow I 
> am gonna be submitting the first version of the proposal.
> 
> Sincerely,
> Samuel
> 
> 

> 2013/5/1 Michael Glavassevich <mrglavas@ca.ibm.com>
> Hi Samuel,
> 
> Samuel Medeiros <ccc.samuel@gmail.com> wrote on 04/30/2013 04:39:13 PM:
> 
> > Hi Devs,
> >
> > Due to the fact of haven't any reply from the other committers and I
> > am motivated to work for Xalan, I become interested for the ticket
> > Complete support for StAXSource / StAXResult.
> > As this ticket reporter, I think Michael Glavassevich will be the
> > mentor for this project, can you confirm this?

> Yes, I would volunteer to mentor this project.
> 
> > --
> >
> > Why am I the correct student for this project ?
> > I am very motivated. Furthermore, I am a Java programmer since 2010
> > and I have a good experience with it. I am prepared to work in this
> > project and I am preparing a formal proposal to submit to the program.
> >
> > --
> >
> > For the proposal, the following technical parts were identified so 
far:
> > Implement StAXSource / StAXResult classes according to the
> specifications;
> > Implement a good suite of tests for them;
> > Integrate the developed code to the Xalan-J project.
> >
> > The proposal will be organized as described at the ASF GSoC 2013 page:
> > List of deliverables and quantifiable results;
> > A detailed description / design document;
> > An approach;
> > A schedule;
> > My background.
> >
> > If you have more details about this project, please let me know.

> That's a good summary from a high level.
> 
> If you're looking for pointers into the code for where
> StAXSource/StAXResult would apply, here are the main entry points:
> 
> [1]
> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/xalan/java/trunk/src/org/apache/xalan/
> processor/TransformerFactoryImpl.java
> 
> [2]
> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/xalan/java/trunk/src/org/apache/xalan/
> transformer/TransformerImpl.java
> 
> [3]
> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/xalan/java/trunk/src/org/apache/xalan/
> xsltc/trax/TransformerFactoryImpl.java
> 
> [4]
> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/xalan/java/trunk/src/org/apache/xalan/
> xsltc/trax/TransformerImpl.java
> 
> specifically the newTransformer() and transform() methods.
> 
> > I am looking forward to hearing from you.

> Looking forward to seeing your project proposal.
> 
> > Sincerely,
> > Samue Queiroz
> >
> >
> 
> > 2013/4/26 Samuel Medeiros <ccc.samuel@gmail.com>
> > Hi Michael,
> >
> > Thank you for these information.
> > Having derivatives of Xalan-J are included in both the Oracle and
> > IBM JDKs represents a great motivation for me.
> >
> > I am looking forward to hearing from the other comitters.
> >
> > Sincerely,
> > Samuel Queiroz
> >
> > 2013/4/25 Michael Glavassevich <mrglavas@ca.ibm.com>
> > Hi Samuel,
> >
> > (Speaking just about the Java version of Xalan)
> >
> > Derivatives of Xalan-J are included in both the Oracle and IBM JDKs. I
> > would expect that the majority of users would be getting their 
JAXP/XSLT
> > support in this way. I couldn't guess how many use the Apache releases
> of
> > Xalan-J directly, but have to imagine it's gone down over the years 
with
> > the availability of JAXP/XSLT support in Java SE and processors such 
as
> > Saxon which have supported XSLT 2.0 / XPath 2.0 for a long time.
> >
> > I know there's been some interest by users for XSLT 2.0 / XPath 2.0
> > support. They occasionally ask about it on the mailing list. 
Personally
> I
> > haven't kept up with the standards, so from a technical perspective I
> > wouldn't be able to provide much guidance for XPath 2.0 / XSLT 2.0. 
The
> > other committers may have more knowledge.
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > Michael Glavassevich
> > XML Technologies and WAS Development
> > IBM Toronto Lab
> > E-mail: mrglavas@ca.ibm.com
> > E-mail: mrglavas@apache.org
> >
> > Samuel Medeiros <ccc.samuel@gmail.com> wrote on 04/25/2013 04:41:07 
AM:
> >
> > > Hi Xalan Devs,
> > >
> > > My name is Samuel Queiroz and I participated of GSoC 2012 by coding
> > > for Xalan-C.
> > > My mentor was Steven J. Hathaway and we implemented the base
> > > functions for XML DateTime.
> > >
> > > In the context of GSoC 2013, I would like to work again with the
> > > Xalan team in order to push this project to have XSLT/XPath 2 
support.
> > >
> > > I would like to discuss some points with you:
> > > 1. In order to become more motivated, does Xalan have a big users
> > > community? Can you estimate how many projects use it?
> > > 2. Which Xalan version is better positioned -- in terms of both code
> > > quality/completion and number of affected users -- to incorporate
> > > these recommendations?
> > > 3. In order to get help defining a project that makes sense within
> > > the scope of GSoC, what could be a great starting point in order to
> > > push the project to support these recommendations?
> > > 4. Who could be the mentor?
> > > I am looking forward to hearing from you.
> > >
> > > Sincerely,
> > > Samuel Queiroz
> >
> 
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> Michael Glavassevich
> XML Technologies and WAS Development
> IBM Toronto Lab
> E-mail: mrglavas@ca.ibm.com
> E-mail: mrglavas@apache.org
> 
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Michael Glavassevich
XML Technologies and WAS Development
IBM Toronto Lab
E-mail: mrglavas@ca.ibm.com
E-mail: mrglavas@apache.org


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