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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Incubate new podling, "River" (nee Braintree, nee..., nee Jini)
Date Thu, 21 Dec 2006 16:09:47 GMT

On Dec 21, 2006, at 9:15 AM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:

> On Dec 21, 2006, at 9:01 AM, Jim Jagielski wrote:
>> On Dec 20, 2006, at 10:46 PM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>>> It is with great relief and hope that I propose that the Apache  
>>> Incubator PMC vote to incubate a new podling, to be known as  
>>> "River". You may be familiar with this project as it has been  
>>> discussed under other names, including Braintree and Jini.  I've  
>>> actually lost track of the Quest for a Name, and actually feel  
>>> very responsible for this naming mess, for which I apologize.
>>> Therefore, please vote on the proposal that follows :
>>> [ ] +1 Accept River as a new podling as described below
>>> [ ] -1 Do not accept the new podling (provide reason, please)
>> Could you address the overlap with other ASF projects and podlings
>> which are in similar technology space?
> There are none doing Jini at this time.
>> Why a new and distinct
>> podling and not joining/helping them?
> See above :)

I think that the proposal should at least address that...
People see "hey another SOA project, architecture for services"
and need to know how River is different and unique by
anticipating the question :)

Also, one thing that had been discussed is better clarification
in proposals regarding the Initial List of Committers
and the Initial List of PPMC Members... To avoid the
issues that popped up with CXF.

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