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From Michael Glavassevich <mrgla...@ca.ibm.com>
Subject Re: GSoC 2013
Date Thu, 02 May 2013 14:58:10 GMT
Hi Samuel,

I've reviewed your proposal in Melange. Overall it looks really good.

I left you some feedback on things you can improve and a few questions.

Thanks.

Michael Glavassevich
XML Technologies and WAS Development
IBM Toronto Lab
E-mail: mrglavas@ca.ibm.com
E-mail: mrglavas@apache.org

Michael Glavassevich <mrglavas@ca.ibm.com> wrote on 05/01/2013 03:36:21 
PM:

> 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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