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From Davanum Srinivas <d...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [vote] Formalizing Native XML Database Apache XML Subproject
Date Mon, 19 Nov 2001 12:30:01 GMT
Stefano,
Sounds like a great plan!!! Here's my +1. Thanks for all the effort into making this happen.

Thanks,
dims

--- Stefano Mazzocchi <stefano@apache.org> wrote:
> People,
> 
> the proposed creation of the "Native XML Database" subproject under
> Apache XML has been accepted by many people on this list with no
> negative votes. 
> 
> This subproject will be seeded with donations from the dbXML.org
> community (which will donate their dbXML software to the ASF and move
> their development overhere).
> 
> Also, it was proposed to look at the Pears project from the Office of
> Research at OCLC
> (http://www.oclc.org/research/software/pears/index.shtm) for another
> potential seed.
> 
> I was contacted by one of the authors of the Pears project and we
> discussed that while some of their algorithms will very likely to be
> helpful, the software is inherently text-based and and *not*
> structure-based as required by native XML DB solutions.
> 
> In short, Pears overlaps more with Apache Lucene that with dbXML.
> 
> They are willing to contribute the code to us, but this can be postponed
> *after* the creation of such project.
> 
> As far as naming goes, the dbXML community proposed the name "Apache
> XIndice". Some other names were proposed, but didn't get the acceptance
> this name had (and anyway, names are hard to have an absolute consensus
> on because of personal taste).
> 
> So, first, I would like to apologize to the dbXML developers for having
> wasted so much time in waiting for out processes to finish (delay also
> generated by the other concurrent code submission proposals that are
> still floating around at once).
> 
> At the end, I volunteer as sponsoring member for this project.
> 
> So, stuff to do from the PMC are:
> 
>  1) create the xml-xindice CVS
>  2) create accounts for Kimbro Stalken and Tom Bradford
>  3) create the xindice-dev@xml.apache.org and
> xindice-users@xml.apache.org mail lists (yes, both, because the dbxml
> user community is already a large one!)
> 
> The newly created XIndice community will take care of the rest.
> 
> If you have anything against this, say it now.
> 
> Thanks to everybody.
> 
> -- 
> Stefano Mazzocchi      One must still have chaos in oneself to be
>                           able to give birth to a dancing star.
> <stefano@apache.org>                             Friedrich Nietzsche
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