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From janI <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: idea for upcomming xalan-c micro release.
Date Wed, 30 Oct 2013 06:50:45 GMT
On 29 October 2013 20:00, Michael Glavassevich <mrglavas@ca.ibm.com> wrote:

> Hi Jan,
> I can't speak for others but for me it's been a lack of time. The project
> definitely needs new developers/committers in order to grow and it's great
> to see that you're interested.
Yup, this list is very silent, I actually thought no mail had ended in a
black hole :-)

There does not seem to be a lot to do, but I small things are also
important, and especially in the "how to" and "examples" corner we could do
some work.

I actually also sent a doc. patch to xerces, but that list seems completely

> FYI: I'm mostly a Java developer. Hoping that Steven or someone else more
> familiar with Xalan-C can comment on the technical aspects of what you're
> proposing.

I work together with steven on another project, so I am sure we will
comment at some point.

I am mainly C++ developer, but have made a couple of java programs mostly
out of need :-)

Looking forward to do a bit more on this project, and at the same time use
it on AOO.

jan I.

> Thanks.
> Michael Glavassevich
> XML Technologies and WAS Development
> IBM Toronto Lab
> E-mail: mrglavas@ca.ibm.com
> E-mail: mrglavas@apache.org
> janI <jani@apache.org> wrote on 10/26/2013 11:28:56 AM:
> > Hi.
> > I have now followed the dev@ for a period of time and are a bit
> > confused, whether the silence is due to lack of resources or lack
> ofinterest.
> > I got a set of scripts to build xalan-c and xerces.
> > I need to convert these into vc 2012 solutions and include the test
> suites.
> > Would it be acceptable to have the .sln and .vcproj files as part of
> > the project, making it easier for new developers (users) to start
> > using xalan-c ?
> > I would like to expand the pure build and test with an example
> > section allowing new users (developers) to grab an example and
> > rework it instead of starting from scratch.
> > I currently mentor a project with the help of steven, where among
> > others the intention is to produce style sheets that can manipulate
> > .sln and .vcproj files. I would make this available as one example,
> > and maybe the community can provide other examples.
> > Is this a good idea, or is there no interest/need to let xalan-c
> > grow furhter ?
> >
> > rgds
> > jan I.
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