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From Gord Tanner <gtan...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Publish Hosted Ripple on NPM
Date Fri, 15 Mar 2013 15:11:22 GMT
thanks!


On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 11:05 AM, Mark Dineen <mddineen@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
>
> I'd be happy to make the unofficial push to NPM. I'll make the release
> this aft.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Mark.
> Sent from my BlackBerry
> +1 226 924 5232
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Silivestru <dan.silivestru@gmail.com>
> Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2013 11:00:46
> To: Ripple Dev List [ASF]<dev@ripple.incubator.apache.org>
> Reply-To: dev@ripple.incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Publish Hosted Ripple on NPM
>
> Hi Jukka,
>
> Thanks for the feedback. I don't think we would want to do this as a
> BlackBerry (RIM) release since we already have two tested distributions
> [1][2]. We can do it as an individual release, however, being BlackBerry
> employees we would need to do some internal work to be able to make it
> happen and it would definitely take more then a few days.
>
> If members of our community (and Cordova's community) really need this
> published sooner rather then later, especially so that this can be easily
> integrated with the Cordova CLI, I would like to ask on here if there are
> any volunteers that could publish this to NPM as an individual release. You
> would need to make sure, as Jukka said, that it is marked as a non-apache
> endorsed release. I would also ask that you add myself, Gord Tanner, Brent
> Lintner, and Fillip Maj as contributors.
>
> In the mean time, I think this should go through the proper Apache channels
> and I will start work on getting everything lined up for an Apache release.
>
> Thoughts? Comments?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Dan.
>
> [1] https://developer.blackberry.com/html5/download/
> [2]
>
> https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/ripple-emulator-beta/geelfhphabnejjhdalkjhgipohgpdnoc
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 4:31 PM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com
> >wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 2:45 PM, Gord Tanner <gtanner@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I decided to name the package ripple-emulator and have the command
> still
> > be
> > > ripple
> >
> > An alternative to consider would be to name the package apache-ripple.
> >
> > > If no one has any problems with this being published I will get it into
> > NPM
> > > by the end of the week.
> >
> > There's a somewhat heavy process at Apache about when and how code
> > should get released to outside the development team, and ideally we'd
> > make sure that anything we push to NPM has gone through that process
> > as it helps guarantee code and IP quality and provides legal shelter
> > to the release manager and others involved in making the release.
> >
> > That said, as seen by Cordova, getting through that process the first
> > time can be quite time-consuming (though I'd expect Ripple with fewer
> > complex dependencies to have an easier time with an Apache release),
> > so if you want to do this within a few days, it's best if the release
> > is clearly marked as a non-Apache one, made by you as an individual or
> > perhaps RIM as a company.
> >
> > In either case it would be good if we started looking at getting our
> > first Apache release ready and shipping in near future. See [1] for
> > information on what an Apache release is and what doing one requires,
> > and [2] for some extra Incubator requirements. There's also an
> > Incubator release guide at [3], but that document is unfortunately
> > rather unwieldy.
> >
> > [1] http://www.apache.org/dev/index.html#releases
> > [2]
> http://incubator.apache.org/incubation/Incubation_Policy.html#Releases
> > [3] http://incubator.apache.org/guides/releasemanagement.html
> >
> > BR,
> >
> > Jukka Zitting
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Dan Silivestru
> +1 (519) 589-3624
>
>

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