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THIS PROPOSAL HAS NOT YET BEEN PROPOSED, STILL A WORK IN PROGRESS

PROJECT PROPOSAL

AsyncWeb: A non-blocking HTTP engine written in Java

RATIONALE

The Directory MINA sub-project is looking to expand beyond just being a protocol/server construction kit and move towards housing implementations of popular protocols.

AsyncWeb is a HTTP engine written on top of MINA. By bringing the project to the ASF and co-locating with MINA, it can leverage the community of MINA committers, gain increased visibility, and integration with other ASF projects.

INITIAL SOURCE

The initial source will come from the AsyncWeb project at Safehaus, <http://asyncweb.safehaus.org/>.

RESOURCES TO BE CREATED

  • None. (WIll exist in Directory SVN, and utilize existing MINA mailing lists).

CRITERIA

Meritocracy:

TODO

Community:

TODO

Core Developers:

TODO

Alignment:

AsyncWeb is closely aligned with MINA, since that is its foundation.

License:

AsyncWeb is already licensed under the Apache License 2.0

AVOIDING THE WARNING SIGNS

Orphaned products:

AsyncWeb is not currently orphaned, and by joining MINA, hopes to add vitality to the project.

Inexperience with open source:

The existing AsyncWeb committers have experience working in open source projects.

Homogenous developers:

No two existing committers are from the same company.

No ties to other Apache products:

Just a user of MINA.

COMMITTERS

Current Apache Comitters

  • Timothy Bennett
  • Dan Diephouse
  • Trustin Lee
  • Alex Karasulu
  • Afkham Azeez
  • Saminda W. Abeyruwan

Non-Apache Committers

  • Dave Irving

PROPOSED APACHE SPONSOR

  • Directory (on behalf of MINA)

CHAMPION

  • Peter Royal

MENTORS

  • Paul Fremantle
  • Jim Jagielski

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