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From Guillaume Laforge <glafo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Freemarker Incubation proposal
Date Sat, 23 May 2015 05:50:29 GMT
Or rather Apache Groovy :-)

2015-05-23 1:04 GMT+02:00 Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com>:

> As an interesting aside, increasing the scope of Freemarker might improve
> sexiness.
>
> Consider extending to be a Scala templating engine.  Or some similar small
> effort that ropes in a new community.
>
>
>
> On Fri, May 22, 2015 at 12:43 PM, Jacopo Cappellato <
> jacopo.cappellato@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Some misc comments on the great feedback we have received so far (thanks
> > to all for your help and interest):
> >
> > * Sergio, Ralph, we are happy to have you as mentors of Freemarker. I
> have
> > edited the proposal document to include you in the mentors group; five
> > mentors is plenty, so we should be good under this aspect. Jacques, you
> > offered to mentor in another thread; thanks but for mentoring it's
> required
> > to be a member of the IPMC or of the ASF
> >
> > * I agree with Bertrand and Ted that it will be mandatory for this
> project
> > to build a larger community: in fact we are aware about this and are
> > determined to work hard to grow an healthy (even if small) community, if
> we
> > will be accepted in the Incubator; some good ideas have been proposed in
> > this thread by John and Chris about how to do this and we will discuss
> > other ideas as well
> >
> > * Julian and Ralph mentioned Velocity as a somewhat similar project; it
> is
> > definitely true that there are similarities in scope (they are both Java
> > template engines) but we don't think that merging them would be a good
> fit
> > because there are big differences in the architecture, codebase,
> philosophy
> > and history; as you have suggested we are going to include a sentence
> that
> > explains the relationship with Velocity in our proposal
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Jacopo
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