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From Geir Magnusson Jr <>
Subject Re: Apache Agila : BPM engine
Date Thu, 30 Sep 2004 19:52:36 GMT

On Sep 30, 2004, at 3:50 AM, Paul Russell wrote:

> Geir,
> On 29 Sep 2004, at 19:27, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>> Currently called "Apache Agila", it is a small, lightweight BPM 
>> engine that we have developed as the core of our BPM product.  BPM is 
>> an important part of the Java server-side stack, and we feel that 
>> this contribution will be a great 'seed' for a full-fledged BPM 
>> project at Apache.  At the ASF, you can find a fairly rich set of 
>> parts for an enterprise application stack, such as Geronimo, Tomcat, 
>> Derby, Jetspeed, Pluto et al, and now there's the addition of BPM.
> [...]
>> Anyway, this is a notice of what's happening, and an invitation to 
>> all to come and participate in the project.
> If you're looking for volunteers, Count Me In..! I've been hoping 
> Apache would get into the BPM space, as I have an ongoing project 
> which is going to need a reliable BPM engine in the not-too-distant 
> future. I wouldn't claim to be a BPM expert, but I understand the 
> fundamentals, and have a very good grasp of what large enterprises 
> need in a BPM product.

Fantastic.  Having you driven by 'user need' will be great.  I've been 
on the user side - I architected and built two systems before - but now 
I'm on the vendor side, so it will be good to have the balance :)


> Cheers,
> Paul
> -- 
> Paul Russell
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Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

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