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From Michael Glavassevich <mrgla...@ca.ibm.com>
Subject Re: Completing XML Commons' migration to the Xerces TLP
Date Tue, 23 Nov 2010 13:32:53 GMT
I sent this proposal out about a week ago. Only got positive feedback from
folks so going to take that as a thumbs up to start implementing it.

Thanks.

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

Michael Glavassevich <mrglavas@ca.ibm.com> wrote on 11/14/2010 12:54:55 PM:

> Hi all,
>
> With the XML project appearing to be slowly shutting down (Xindice
> is now the only project left there) I think it's time we fully moved
> XML Commons over to Xerces. In my opinion these changes are long overdue.
>
> Here's what I'm proposing:
>
> ==================================
>
> 1) Move the website to xerces.apache.org
>
> Proposing the new site address to be http://xerces.apache.org/xml-commons
> and set up a permanent redirect to it for old links to http://
> xml.apache.org/commons
>
> 2) Move the download area to http://www.apache.org/dist/xerces
>
> Releases would be located under
http://www.apache.org/dist/xerces/xml-commons
> with a permanent redirect set up for links to the old one http://
> www.apache.org/dist/xml/commons
>
> 3) Move the 2 XML Commons mailing lists on to @xerces.apache.org
>
> commons-dev@xml.apache.org --> xml-commons-dev@xerces.apache.org
> commons-cvs@xml.apache.org --> merge into the existing
> commits@xerces.apache.org
>
> All of Xerces' other sub-projects share the same commits list.
> Hoping this will improve oversight / awareness of activities in XML
> Commons in the rest of the project.
>
> 4) Migrate XML Commons from Bugzilla to JIRA
>
> All of Xerces' other sub-projects track their issues in JIRA.
> Occasionally issues are opened against XML Commons which should have
> really gone to Xerces-J or Xalan. Right now we return these as
> invalid and ask the reporter to reopen against the correct project
> in JIRA. With this move we can transfer the issue to the right JIRA
> project on their behalf.
>
> 5) Move XML Commons to Xerces SVN
>
> Proposing that we move this out from 'xml/commons' to 'xerces/xml-
> commons' (with no change to the committer list).
>
> ==================================
>
> I believe that covers everything. If no one objects I'll start the
> process of moving things over.
>
> Thanks.
>
> Michael Glavassevich
> XML Parser Development
> IBM Toronto Lab
> E-mail: mrglavas@ca.ibm.com
> E-mail: mrglavas@apache.org
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