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From "Sascha-Matthias Kulawik" <>
Subject AW: We want to donate a XML / Cocoon / EJB / WebStart - based CMS
Date Thu, 28 Aug 2003 14:35:26 GMT

> One initial issue is JBoss, as it's LGPL. Apache projects can 
> use only 
> Apache-compatible licenced libraries, and (L)GPL is not one of them. 
> Apache now is making Apache Geronimo now though, so that 
> could be taken 
> care of in the future.

Yes, thats right. But anyway - the project just needs an Application
Server - so it can be used with Jboss (our primary testing environment),
JonAS, BEA or any other.
I think Geronimo is on the way to become a Application Server, right? :)
Or Do you mean, that J2EE capable projects aren't right for the Apache
Foundation in general?

> First of all you should seek a sponsoring Apache member and 
> possibly a sponsoring PMC.

What do you mean exactly? Should I find a sponsoring Company or Do I
take an existing Apache sponsoring partner? By the way: What does PMC

> > It is still
> > important for us, that we can commit to the CVS and are getting the 
> > leadership of this project - is this the normal way how code will be

> > conributed? Is there any code-review before we can contribute the 
> > code?

> If you donate the code to Apache, you will not have leadership in the 
> Project. The project will work based on the Apache guidelines, and 
> decisions are taken by voting as described here: 

Yes, thats ok. I just want to make sure that at least one of our
developers needs to be a committer for the project.



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