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From "Sam Ruby" <ru...@us.ibm.com>
Subject Re: [POLL] WASP Lite on Apache?
Date Mon, 19 Nov 2001 05:24:48 GMT
Sanjiva Weerawarana wrote:
>
>> Sam indicated that Axis is more or less Apache SOAP 2, well, then you
>> guys broke the revolutionary rules by giving subproject status to an
>> internal fork.
>
>I'm a core developer of Apache SOAP. When the V3 discussions were
>going on the active V3 folks wanted to establish a seperate project
>mostly for "distinct community identity" purposes IMO. I was (and
>am) fully supportive of Axis and didn't push for an internal fork
>at that time because it appeared that the community would foster
>better with a "clean slate." Given the value of community over
>mechanics, IMO it was the right decision to make it into a separate
>project.

If I had thought it was for a "distinct community identiy" I would have
voted against it.  I have worked rather hard to make this one community.
If you think of them as separate communities, then clearly I have not been
as successful as I would have liked.

- Sam Ruby


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