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From David Solis <dso...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Tapestry at Top Level Project
Date Thu, 12 Jan 2006 16:15:58 GMT
IMO, this topic is very important and it would be the next level for
Tapestry. Some of my clients think Tapestry depends too much on Howard
Ship.

Regards

D.
On 1/10/06, Howard Lewis Ship <hlship@gmail.com> wrote:
> Anyone up for tapestry.apache.org? (I noticed we did have a discussion
> about this back in March.)
>
> I've been saying for some time that Jakarta is turning into more of a
> second-level incubator; all successful projects (including Ant and
> Struts) have migrated up to top-level projects. It's been made clear
> to me that this is not only possible for Tapestry, it is desirable.
>
> In organizational terms, this would mean that Tapestry would have its
> own Project Management Comittee. We would have to produce quarterly
> reports to the Apache board. Our home page address and mailing list
> addresses would change.
>
> The advantage is that we could break Tapestry into smaller pieces
> (projects within the TLP) and each sub-project could have its own set
> of committers.  This, combined with using Maven 2 for builds, would
> give us a lot more flexibility and room to breathe.
>
> However, it requires a chairman to report to the board and I'm pretty
> desperate for that to ** not ** be me. I say this out of a mix of
> lazyness (I'm already too busy), self awareness (I do terribly at any
> kind of organization stuff) and political savvy (it would some ways
> demonstrate that Tapestry can survive without HLS).
>
> A TLP move would also be a good time to:
> - Rethink our release numbering strategy
> - Create new project marketting assets (icons, etc.)
> - Ask HiveMind if they would like to move from Jakarta to Tapestry
>
>
> On that second point ... does anyone have any ideas about refreshing
> the Tapestry marketting assets?  It might be nice to have someone
> (semi-)professional design new icons and such.  The Circle-T is really
> looking dated!
>
>
> --
> Howard M. Lewis Ship
> Independent J2EE / Open-Source Java Consultant
> Creator, Jakarta Tapestry
> Creator, Jakarta HiveMind
>
> Professional Tapestry training, mentoring, support
> and project work.  http://howardlewisship.com
>
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