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From "James Strachan" <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Move Project Yoko to Apache Geronimo and Apache CXF
Date Thu, 13 Dec 2007 09:30:52 GMT

On 11/12/2007, Matt Hogstrom <> wrote:
> Below is a proposal that was discussed and brought forward by the Yoko
> Community.  In a nutshell the proposal is to create a Yoko sub-project
> of Apache Geronimo for the Core ORB and to move the bindings to CXF.
> Please read the proposal below for all the detail.
> This proposal was brought forward to the Apache Geronimo and Apache
> CXF communities.  Both communities have voted to accept this proposal.
> Vote results from Apache Geronimo were 20 +1 votes and no 0 or -1
> votes.  17 were binding from the Geronimo PMC.
> CXF Results on the CF Dev list were 13 +1 votes and 1 0 vote
> I am now bringing this to the Incubator for final approval so that the
> code can be moved from Incubator to the respective receiving
> projects.  This proposal was previously sent to the IPMC for comment
> while the respective communities discussed and voted.  During that
> time there has been no comments that indicated there was an issue so I
> bring this vote back to the Incubator for finalization:
> [ ] +1 Approve the below proposal and code migration to Apache
> Geronimo and CXF respectively
> [ ]  0 No opinion
> [ ] -1 Do not approve of the move (please provide rationale
> If someone wants to comment on this thread please use the Alternate
> [DISCUSS] thread and not the vote thread.
> This vote will conclude on Dec 14th at 0900 ET.
> Original Proposal
> The members of project yoko have been considering the future of Yoko
> as a project.  There have been several milestones delivered and the
> project is used by other ASF projects.   The project is not as active
> as other ASF projects and it makes sense to move the code from Yoko to
> other projects.  The Yoko team has the following proposal for your
> consideration.
> Proposed Code Donation from Project Yoko to Apache CXF and Apache
> Geronimo
> The Yoko community has been successful in delivering several
> milestones of the ORB implementation while in the Apache Incubator.
> These milestones are used by other Apache projects (namely Geronimo
> and Harmony) to support their releases.  The WebServices bindings are
> dependent on CXF.  The Yoko community has decided that the Yoko
> project does not have quite the momentum to carry itself as an
> independent project but has sufficient value for other projects for
> them to consider receiving the code and committers for that code-base
> as sub-projects.  Since the code under consideration is used by Apache
> Geronimo, Apache CXF and Apache Harmony the movement of the code
> should continue to allow for independent releases so the code can be
> easily shared with other dependent projects.
> The proposed division is:
> yoko-spec-corba - this is the org.omg interface classes.
> rmi-spec - this is the javax.rmi spec implementation
> core - This is the actual ORB implementation.
> rmi-impl - This is the implementation of the RMIIIOP support.
> These modules are also used by Harmony.
> In addition to the code we propose that the following committers in
> Apache Yoko be accepted as committers in Apache Geronimo given their
> demonstration of delivering code, creating releases and functioning as
> a community.  Those noted with asterisks are already Geronimo
> committers.
> Continued involvement with the core:
> Rick McGuire *
> David Jencks *
> Alan Cabrera  *
> Lars Kuhne
> Alexey Petrenko
> Darren Middleman
> The remainder of the modules in Yoko are part of the webservices
> support and are independent of the underlying ORB implementation.
> api -- interface classes used for the web services support.
> bindings -- code to implement the CORBA-Web services bindings.
> tools -- tools for generation WSDL and IDL for the bindings
> maven-plugin -- some maven plugins that can use the tools for
> generating binding-related build artifacts.  None of the maven-plugin
> code is used by the ORB.
> There is also a distribution directory with some sample applications.
> One set of samples demonstrates using the core ORB, the other set is
> for WebServices.  We recommend that the distribution directory should
> move to Apache CXF as the webservices examples use the orb samples to
> bind them as web services.  Since Apache Geronimo's only use of CORBA
> is for exporting EJBs, these samples are not particularly valuable for
> Geronimo.
> The Yoko community did not have any committers that expressed an
> interest in continuing work on these bindings.  As such, only the code
> would be moving to apache CXF.
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