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From Emmanuel Bourg <>
Subject Re: [ALL] Moving from Incubator to Commons?
Date Wed, 07 Nov 2012 21:31:30 GMT
As I understand Droid is a framework for building web crawlers, right?
Considering it's a specialized HTTP client, isn't the HttpComponents
project a more natural fit for the graduation?

Emmanuel Bourg

Le 07/11/2012 18:58, Phil Steitz a écrit :
> On 11/7/12 8:50 AM, Richard Frovarp wrote:
>> This may not be the correct list, and I should be sending to the
>> PMC directly, but thought I would start here.
> Definitely this is the right list.  We try to keep the private list
> quiet and dull - community things like this should be discussed here.
>> Apache Droids incubating (, is
>> an incubating project. It has been suggested that graduating into
>> Commons might be a good way to go.
>> I would like to start a discussion with the correct parts of
>> Commons to see if they are interested, and what it would take to
>> make the move if both parties agree.
> There is just one Commons project.  The questions to ask are: 0) are
> there people in the Commons community interested in working on this
> and 1) does the code itself belong in Commons. 
> We have in the past shied away from "frameworks" in Commons and
> generally these kinds of things become TLPs at Apache, so that might
> be the way to go.  On the other hand, this looks like something that
> would be used by multiple ASF projects and may not be so big that it
> could not fit in Commons.  It could also, like HTTPComponents, start
> here and then become a TLP later when it gets big enough.
> Is anyone interested in working on this in Commons?
> Phil
>> Thanks,
>> Richard
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