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From Davanum Srinivas <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: RedHat - Aries
Date Wed, 09 Dec 2009 14:24:00 GMT
Sounds like a good plan to me as well. welcome aboard!

-- dims

On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 8:50 AM, Guillaume Nodet <gnodet@gmail.com> wrote:
> I totally agree with the below way to go forward.
> Thomas, as indicated, you need to fill a software grant and sent it,
> then attach the code to a JIRA issue so that we can vote on accepting
> this code and invite the authors who want to continue working on this
> code as committers.
> I'm looking forward to have you on board!
>
> On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 13:53, Jeremy Hughes <hughesj@apache.org> wrote:
>> 2009/12/9 Thomas Diesler <thomas.diesler@jboss.com>:
>>> Hi Folks,
>>>
>>>
>>> RedHat would like to participate in the recently introduced Aries project.
>>
>> This is great!
>>
>>>
>>> We have implementations of
>>>
>>>     * RFC 66 - Web Container
>>>     * RFC 98 - Transactions (based on JBossTM)
>>>     * RFC 124 - Blueprint Services
>>>     * RFC 139 - JMX Integration
>>>     * RFC 142 - JNDI Integration
>>>
>>> in various stages of completeness. There are plans of
>>>
>>>     * RFC 143 - JPA Integration
>>>     * RFP-124 - Asynchronous Communication
>>>     * WebServices/REST
>>>
>>> In case you're interested in RedHat joining the Aries effort, please let me
>>> know what would be next step and how particularly we could help?
>>
>> I, for one, am very interested in RedHat joining Aries. Aries has code
>> for some of the above and will be interesting to pull your
>> contribution together with what we have. Aries has a small amount of
>> code relating to the OSGi Web Container specification which hasn't yet
>> been pulled into the trunk from the contrib directory. If it isn't
>> possible to contribute all the code together, the Web Container code
>> would be a nice place to start.
>>
>> I may be reading between the lines, but I suspect what you propose to
>> contribute has been authored by multiple people at RedHat. A
>> contribution which is pre-existing i.e. not authored in the ASF, would
>> need a software grant form [1] sent to the Apache secretary. After
>> that, you can post the source to a JIRA issue [2] for the aries-dev
>> community to review (and potentially commit to SVN).
>>
>> I would hope as contributor you would also wish to become a committer
>> :-) and indeed if more than one person authored the contribution maybe
>> several committers. I think once the code is available for all to see
>> then we should discuss on this list whether to accept the author(s) as
>> committers based on the contribution or to follow the route of each
>> author being voted in as a committer following sustained subsequent
>> contribution. Since we are still at the early stages of incubation I'm
>> ok with the former.
>>
>> [1] http://www.apache.org/licenses/#grants
>> [2] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ARIES
>>
>> Thanks !!
>> Jeremy
>>
>
>
>
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> Cheers,
> Guillaume Nodet
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