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From Luc Maisonobe <>
Subject Re: New projects in the Apache Commons
Date Sun, 01 Apr 2012 13:31:13 GMT
Le 01/04/2012 10:04, Luc Maisonobe a écrit :
> Hi Tom,
> Le 01/04/2012 02:53, Tom Everett a écrit :
>> Good afternoon everyone.
>> Could someone point me to the process or documentation for proposing and
>> contributing a new project to the Apache Commons?
> Well, I think simply discussing the project on the dev list is almost
> enough. Projects usually start in our sandbox, then get promoted to
> proper once they have reached some maturity and have some community around.
> Starting something in the sandbow is open to Apache Commons committers,
> and needs some discussion on the list for non-committers. In the later
> case, we can grant sandbox-only write access to new contributors by
> voting them in. When the project is promoted to proper, chances are that
> the sandbox-only committers will be promoted to commons committers too ;-)

Some PMC pointed out to me that the former is incomplete.
If the code and the people come from outside the foundation, then
instead of our own Apache Commons Sandbox, the code should go through
the general Apache Incubator <>.


> Luc
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