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From "Darryl L. Pierce" <dpie...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: Proton Update/Draft Website
Date Thu, 12 Jul 2012 17:48:18 GMT
On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 06:10:14PM +0200, Rob Godfrey wrote:
> So, this thread seemed to stop without us ever actually taking a
> concrete action to create a mailing list :-)
> 
> I know there were a couple of conversations off-list that happened
> after this to try to articulate more clearly what we thought the
> target audience of the list was, and how that was different to the
> scope of the current lists.  I'm sure others will correct me here, but
> I *think* that it can be summarized as the need for a list to
> 
> * Discuss how to use/integrate the AMQP 1.0 libraries that we are developing
> * Discuss with "users" of these libraries any issues they are having /
> requirements they may have
> * Discuss issues end users may be having getting the libraries to work
> with other AMQP 1.0 implementations
> 
> In general the idea is that the list would be community facing and a
> place where we would discuss AMQP 1.0 support and interoperability
> rather than how to deploy and manage the Qpid "brokers" (users of
> other brokers should feel equally at home on the proposed list as
> those who are using the brokers that we maintain).  Developer
> discussion amongst committers would remain on dev (where, separately,
> we definitely need to ensure we have more discussion of our roadmap as
> was already pointed out).
> 
> There was previously some questioning whether "proton" would be an
> appropriate name for this list, since the scope would clearly include
> the Messaging API when has AMQP 1.0 capabilities.  I also question
> whether using proton as the name may be sub-optimal as it will not be
> obvious to those who don't already know what Qpid Proton is.  As such
> I would propose that
> 
> amqp-libraries@qpid.apache.org
> 
> might be a better name for the mailing list (where implicitly AMQP
> means AMQP 1.0).
> 
> What are people's thoughts? Would people be happy with this
> suggestion?  Should I open a vote?

+1 on the mailing list

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