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From "Henri Yandell" <>
Subject Re: ActiveMQ Graduation From Incubator
Date Thu, 16 Mar 2006 06:46:35 GMT
On 3/15/06, Alan D. Cabrera <> wrote:
> Davanum Srinivas wrote:
> > - The presence of ActiveCluster/ActiveIO which were separate projects
> > in codehaus (is the active cluster code inside the milestone? i don't
> > see a separate jar).
> >
> These are two small libraries used in AMQ that don't warrant their own
> project.  The original founders of those projects had big aspirations at
> the time they were formed at the CodeHaus a few years back.  If they had
> known what was in store for their future, maybe it would have been done
> differently.  Hindsight is 20/20 I guess.
> > - The lack of discussion on say the OpenWire stuff. I see one status
> > email[1] that's it. the other 26 people don't seem to have any opinion
> > on it. Are people talking offline?
> >
> OpenWire has been around for a long time, way before incubation, so most
> of the development issues were worked out a long time ago.   You'll see
> bursts of traffic about it as people add new language bindings.
> However,  I see a lot of discussion about it this month.  A large bulk
> of the communication on the AMQ list is about OpenWire C/C++.

Sorry to harp on a bit more with generic opinions that may or may not apply :)

A 3-deep umbrella is another warning sign. I've found that the
subprojects of subprojects are much harder for a PMC to maintain
oversight over - given that they can't have sub-PMCs as such would be
an example of redundant foundationing. Over the time many of the PMC
don't even know that they exist.


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