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From Michael Wechner <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] OpenCMIS incubator for Content Mangement Interoperability Services (CMIS)
Date Fri, 11 Dec 2009 22:18:29 GMT
Florian Müller wrote:
> Well, here is a citation from (section
"The Foundation Incubator"):
> "It must be noted that the incubator (just like the board) does not perform filtering
on the basis of technical issues. This is because the foundation respects and suggests variety
of technical approaches. It doesn't fear innovation or even internal confrontation between
projects which overlap in functionality."

right and as long as OpenCMIS fulfills the requirements of the incubator 
I don't see any reason why there shouldn't be two projects of the same 

I also do not see any reason why OpenCMIS should be a sub-project of 
Give it a chance of its own within the current rules of the incubator 
and it will either work or not.
If it works, then graduate, if not, then remove it.

Or am I missing something which violates any current rule of the incubator?


> Florian
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stefane Fermigier [] 
> Sent: Friday, December 11, 2009 7:46 PM
> To:
> Cc: Incubator-General
> Subject: Re: [PROPOSAL] OpenCMIS incubator for Content Mangement Interoperability Services
> On Dec 11, 2009, at 7:10 PM, Florian Müller wrote:
>> Chemistry uses Abdera to communicate with the server while OpenCMIS  
>> is based on JAX-B and some CMIS specific XML coding.
> I've been personally asking myself recently wether it would be  
> feasible to drop Abdera in favor of JAXB in Chemistry, so IMHO it's  
> something that should be discussed together and not a division line  
> for us.
>> There is a lot of code sharing between the AtomPub and the Web  
>> Services binding. (I couldn't find a Web Services client in Chemistry.
> It would be great if you could contribute one.
>> Here we are with a working code base that we cannot give up and that  
>> we will maintain in the future for obvious reasons. Our idea was to  
>> make it Open Source and let others benefit from our work. Apache  
>> seemed to be the right place - at least three days ago.
> OK, I'm new to this Apache thing, but I don't believe this is the  
> Apache Way. See: or
>    S.
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