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From "James Carman" <>
Subject Re: JSecurity Champion Recruitment
Date Wed, 07 May 2008 19:02:10 GMT
I like the idea of JSecurity.  I myself have found Acegi to be
somewhat difficult to understand.  I like how simple the JSecurity API
is.  I'd be interested in seeing this become a podling.  I don't know
if I'm qualified enough to be a "champion" for the project, though.

On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 2:55 PM, Les Hazlewood <> wrote:
> Hello all,
>  I've been a lurker for a while, attempting to get an overall feel for
>  the incubator process, and this is my first foray into (hopefully)
>  making things a reality for our project, JSecurity.
>  JSecurity ( is a "powerful and flexible
>  open-source Java security framework that cleanly handles
>  authentication, authorization, enterprise session management and
>  cryptography."
>  Our mission is to "provide the most robust and comprehensive Java
>  security framework available while also being very easy to understand
>  and extremely simple to use."
>  The JSecurity development team has discussed at length about what it
>  means to become an Apache project and what it would mean for our team
>  and the future direction of the project.  After having read the
>  incubator processes and policies at length, we are now prepared to
>  engage with the ASF.  This is our formal attempt at recruiting a
>  Champion in the hopes of acquiring guidance into the proposal phase,
>  understanding the ASF in more detail and maybe eventually becoming a
>  podling.
>  Mission Statement & project origins:
>  High level features overview:
>  Community support - forums, mailing lists, jira:
>  JSecurity is Apache 2.0 licensed.
>  Thank you for any feedback and recommendations.  We look forward to
>  your responses.
>  Best regards,
>  Les Hazlewood
>  JSecurity lead & project founder
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