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From ant elder <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Validation incubator for JSR-303 Bean Validation
Date Fri, 11 Dec 2009 10:22:13 GMT
On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 9:56 AM, Niall Pemberton
<> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 7:56 AM, ant elder <> wrote:
>> A quick search so there has been some discussion on commons-dev - [1]
>> Does this really need to be incubated - the proposal says its intended
>> to graduate to Apache Commons and replace the existing Validator 1.x
>> component as a new 2.0 codebase, from the discussion on commons-dev
>> everyone seems fine with that out come, and only 2 of the 7 proposed
>> committers are not existing Validator or ASF committers - so couldn't
>> this just go straight to commons as a code grant and make the two new
>> guys committers in recognition of contibuting the new code?
> I raised this on private@commons and reported back to dev@commons on
> that discussion here:
> In summary though, there was very little support to go that route and
> some objections.
> All commons components share the same set of mailing lists which makes
> it easier for PMC members to provide oversight for the 30+ components
> that live there. As part of this proposal we want to use the commons
> mailing lists for commits and discussion so that by the time this
> podling is ready to graduate the new committers and Commons PMC will
> have a better knowledge of each other and there will be no issue with
> voting in the new committers.
> The use of the commons mailing lists is in the proposal and was part
> of the vote held on dev@commons to sponsor this incubation effort:
> Niall

>From the first email referenced was Roman ever asked if he'd mind
submitting patches for a while to earn Karma if the code did go
straight to commons? Seems a bit a of a shame to need to go the whole
incubation process just for one commit access.

Re the the poddling use the existing commons mailing lists its may be
worth pointing out this recent thread:


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