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From Arnaud Le Hors <leh...@jtcsv.com>
Subject Re: [spinnaker] Announce
Date Tue, 11 Jul 2000 03:20:52 GMT


James Duncan Davidson wrote:
> 
> on 7/10/00 6:41 PM, Arnaud Le Hors at lehors@us.ibm.com wrote:
> 
> > Sounds great! The fact is that we're also interested in a new version of
> > Xerces which is more modular. As a matter of fact, we've given it quite
> > some thoughts already, and Andy has even written down a first draft of a
> > design document on it that we'll be happy to send out as input.
> 
> So why hasn't this been public? Why did I have to take a hammer to start a
> discussion about next versions? Why are your own developers aksing "Why
> should we start a new look?"
> 
> Now I'm really confused. :)
> 
> Why aim all guns at me and bash me when you've been talking internally about
> a new version for a while?
> 
> > As you can see this appears to be very much in line with what James
> > seems to be looking for! So, lets talk about it.
> 
> Great.. Let's do. Though I wouldn't call what I'm thinking about a pipeline
> 
> > We first need to discuss the requirements though, I'll follow up on this
> > on the xerces-j list.
> 
> That's a discussion that I started. Please by all means jump in. I'd like to
> see Andy's ideas. I'd like to see all of us work it together to come up with
> the best possible scenario.
> 
> I do have to say that callling it Xerces2 is premature. It should just have
> a code name. It shouldn't have it's own mailing list. I should just be open
> on the -dev list.

I disagree. I don't see why we need a new name. Given that it's
not a new project, otherwise we'd have to have it discussed and approved
on the pmc list first, let's call it what we'd like it to be: Xerces 2.
-- 
Arnaud  Le Hors - IBM Cupertino, XML Technology Group

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