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From "Christian Grobmeier" <grobme...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Laboratory Toolkit] proposing a new Apache Commons component
Date Thu, 05 Dec 2013 15:05:26 GMT
On 5 Dec 2013, at 13:44, Valentin Waeselynck wrote:

> Should I keep answering to the whole ML about this, or only to you?

Keep the mailing list in loop. There might be others interested in this.
In addition ml do document history which is why we always use the ml.




>
> Best regards,
>
>
> Valentin WAESELYNCK
> Étudiant en 3° année à l'École Polytechnique
> valentin.waeselynck@polytechnique.edu
> +33 6 80 84 99 54
>
>
>
>
> Le Jeudi 5 décembre 2013 8h53, Benedikt Ritter <britter@apache.org> a 
> écrit :
>
> Bonjour Valentin,
>
> welcome to the ML. Good to hear that you've decided to join the open 
> source
> movement.
>
> First of all, it would really help, if you could elaborate some use 
> cases
> for your library. You're talking about building algorithms. What kind 
> of
> algorithms can be build with Laboratory Toolkit? Can you give some 
> code
> examples (just create some gists at github that show the the use of
> Laboratory Toolkit)?
>
> There is an important requirement for any code to be incorporated into 
> the
> Apache code base:
> - the interlectual property (IP) of the code has to be owned 
> completely by
> the contributor. You said, that you've build the Laboratory Toolkit 
> for a
> research project. Are you sure that you own the code? Or is it the 
> result
> of your work and thus is owned by your employer?
>
> At commons we have some additinal requirements:
> - There should be a group of people who is willing to maintain the 
> code
> - Commons components should in general not depend on any other 
> libraries
> - Commons uses maven as the main build tool, so there should be a 
> maven
> build available
> - The code should have a good test coverage
>
> You have to figure the IP issue out on your own first.
> After that, if the community decides to accept this contribution, we 
> can
> work on the commons requirements.
>
> Best regards and thank you,
> Benedikt
>
>
>
> 2013/12/4 Valentin Waeselynck <valentinwaeselynck@yahoo.fr>
>
>>   Hello to all,
>>
>> As part of a small research project (which combined techniques of
>> text-mining, machine-learning and natural language generation, not 
>> that
>> it's really relevant) I have come to design a small JavaSE library, 
>> which
>> I'm for the moment calling the Laboratory Toolkit, for developing our
>> algorithms in a comfortable and flexible manner.
>>
>> I have found it to be quite generic and reusable, not tied to any
>> application domain, while still being rather accessible, and small 
>> enough
>> to comprehend it easily. Therefore, I would like to propose it as a 
>> new
>> Apache Commons component. I would be very grateful if one of you 
>> could
>> tell me what steps I should follow for that purpose.
>>
>> I have uploaded it on Github :
>> https://github.com/vvvvalvalval/Laboratory-Toolkit.git. There you may
>> find the sources, the javadoc, and a small guide I have started to 
>> write
>> for it (also attached to this mail).
>>
>> Of course, I am very open to feedback and criticism on your behalf. 
>> The
>> last thing I want is to publish an immature or useless component; nor 
>> do I
>> take a positive answer from you for granted.
>>
>> If I have failed to follow the proper procedure to propose a new 
>> candidate
>> component, it is not on purpose, and I apologize in advance.
>>
>> Whatever your reply, and since I have the chance, I would also like 
>> to
>> congratulate you for all your work. The Apache Commons components 
>> have
>> really been lifesavers to me, on many occasions.
>>
>> With best wishes,
>>
>> Valentin WAESELYNCK
>> Étudiant en 3° année à l'École Polytechnique
>> valentin.waeselynck@polytechnique.edu
>> +33 6 80 84 99 54
>>
>>
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