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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Proposal for Wookie a W3C Widget/Google Wave widget engine
Date Mon, 06 Jul 2009 18:50:01 GMT
2009/7/6 Ate Douma <>:
> Ross Gardler wrote:
>> I would like to submit the Wookie project proposal to the Incubator
>> PMC. Our draft is appended to the end of this mail and is available
>> at:
>> A quick overview of Wookie is:
>> Wookie is a Java server application that allows you to upload and
>> deploy widgets for your applications. Wookie is based on the W3C
>> Widgets specification, but widgets can also be included that use
>> extended APIs such as Google Wave Gadgets and OpenSocial.
>> I have agreed to champion and mentor this proposal, Gavin McDonald has
>> also agreed to mentor, more mentors are being sought - let me know if
>> you are interested.
> Hi Ross,
> The Wookie proposal has my high interest, especially from the bridging POV
> between W3C Widgets and Google Gadgets.
> Furthermore, I'm involved in Apache Portals (committer & PMC) and
> integrating these APIs and features into a portal server (e.g. Apache
> Jetspeed-2) is very much on our short list.
> So I'd like to help with mentoring Wookie through the incubator as much as
> possible.

This is excellent. I've added you to the wiki page as a mentor.

> Note: while I'm an ASF Member, I'm not (yet) a Incubator PMC member, which I
> understand is required for this.

See Roberts email, all you need to do is ask.


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