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From "Peter B. West" <pbw...@tpg.com.au>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Project resolution for XML Graphics
Date Fri, 02 Jul 2004 14:23:53 GMT
Glen et al,

My impression was that the phrase "migration and rationalization of the 
Batik and FOP Apache XML subprojects" refers to the migration from XML 
subprojects to XML Graphics subprojects.  If the migration does not 
happen, what code will come under the XML Graphics umbrella? 
"Rationalization" may be something that can be postponed, but it does 
not seem to me that "migration" can be, if the XML Graphics project is 
to have any kind of reality.  Perhaps we should find out from 
infrastructure@ exactly what is involved in a minimal "migration".  For 
example, at the moment, the repository for FOP is xml-fop.  It may be 
perfectly feasible to leave this intact, and make a few changes to the 
web pages indicating that the xml-fop repository now belongs to the FOP 
subproject of XML Graphics, and presto! migration complete, and the 
initial requirements of that resolution of the proposal are fulfilled.

Would it be OK then, to just drop the "and rationalization" from the 


Glen Mazza wrote:
> Yes, some code movement may very well be indicated,
> and I'm not ruling anything out.  It's just that the
> charter should not be *mandating* such movement.  We
> should take up this issue later on a class-by-class,
> package-by-package basis.
> Glen
> --- Thomas DeWeese <Thomas.DeWeese@Kodak.com> wrote:
>>    In other words the issue of
>>the code base is an excellent topic of discussion,
>>the PMC is formed.  It doesn't have to be (and
>>probably shouldn't be) part of the charter of the

Peter B. West <http://www.powerup.com.au/~pbwest/resume.html>

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