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From Sascha Zelzer <s.zel...@dkfz-heidelberg.de>
Subject Re: Invitation: C++ support and joining forces
Date Sun, 06 May 2012 13:24:11 GMT
Hi Alexander,

Sounds great, I'd be happy to participate.



On 05/06/2012 02:08 PM, Alexander Broekhuis wrote:
> Hi all,
> In the original invitation I completely forgot to mention the date for the
> meeting. The meeting has been planned for the 22nd May and will probably
> take the whole day. Starting time hasn't been decided yet, so I will send
> that along with the details to all participants!
> 2012/5/6 Alexander Broekhuis<a.broekhuis@gmail.com>
>> Hi everyone,
>> Over the past few months the Incubation status and progress towards
>> graduation has been discussed quite a lot. On of the important aspects is
>> attracting more community members. To this end we (the current committers
>> and ppmc) think it is a good idea to see if it is possible to add support
>> for C++ to Celix, without loosing the current C support.
>> In previous mail threads a community member (Sascha Zelzer) has pointed us
>> to several existing C++ OSGi like solutions [1][2]. Sascha is the main
>> developer of one of these [3], and has indicated in interest in
>> collaboration on a shared specification, where applicable.
>> To this end we planned a meeting to identify common goals and see how we
>> can attract more community members. To this end the other mentioned
>> projects will also be contacted and invited for this meeting.
>> We would like to invite anyone who is interested in joining this
>> discussion, and potentially also is interested in designing and
>> implementing the solution. This discussion will take place in the Hengelo,
>> Netherlands at Thales [3].
>> It is required for people to sign-up for this meeting, so I can register
>> everyone at Thales. So if you wish to attend please send a reply to this
>> email, and I will send the needed details.
>> The agenda for this day:
>> - Introduction
>>    Discuss the goal of the day
>> - Participating projects
>>    Short presentation, per project, to introduce the frameworks
>> - Why a C/C++ OSGi framework
>>    Why write a C/C++ framework?
>>    What are the benefits, for users and developers?
>>    Who are potential users?
>> - Identify common goals
>>    What can we participate on? API, Bundle format, etc.
>> - Specification draft
>>    Document the common goals
>>    How to standardize these goals?
>> If anyone thinks the agenda is missing something, feel free to propose
>> additions!
>> [1]: http://incubator.markmail.org/thread/yrsceyy3ovisbhkh
>> [2]: http://incubator.markmail.org/thread/uj7lqdf57fqm5qyd
>> [3]: http://www.commontk.org/index.php/Documentation/Plugin_Framework
>> [4]: http://g.co/maps/u7xey
>> --
>> Met vriendelijke groet,
>> Alexander Broekhuis

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