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July 2009 Board Report

Jakarta status report for June to July 2009.

Jakarta submitted a follow-up report to the Board last month. Therefore, this report covers the last month of activity in Jakarta.

New chair

The Jakarta PMC has voted in a new Chair, Rahul Akolkar. The corresponding resolution has been submitted to the Board for consideration at the July meeting.

Releases

  • JMeter 2.3.4 - June 21, 2009

Subproject news

BCEL

Occasional post to the user list last month - otherwise quiet, in maintenance mode.

BSF

No activity to report since release reported last month (3.0 beta3).

Cactus

Few user list posts, one new JIRA issue. No dev activity last month.

ECS

No activity - maintenance mode.

JCS

Handful posts to the mailing lists, no development activity last month.

JMeter

JMeter user list is quite busy.

Sebb continues to make many improvements. There have been a few new Bugzilla reports, most notable being a potential contribution in #47474.

JMeter 2.3.4 was released on June 21st.

ORO

No activity - maintenance mode.

Regexp

No activity - maintenance mode.

Taglibs

Henri Yandell continues to make many improvements to the Taglibs build and the Standard and String Taglibs in particular.

Potentially, the active parts in Taglibs may move to be part of Tomcat in the near future. Pasting part of Henri's recent email to the taglibs-dev list:


The general idea is:

  • Move Standard, JSTL implementation, over to Tomcat. 1.0 would be deprecated.
  • Move RDC over to Tomcat.
  • Start a new taglib (my new favourite name is Extended; ie: Apache Extended Taglib to complement the Apache Standard Taglib) that is built from the undeprecated parts of Taglibs that find favour. Some might be refactored from Taglibs to EL functions. Think the Commons Lang of Taglibs.
  • Other taglibs to be retired within Jakarta and make their way over to the Apache Attic.


Accordingly, the Extended Taglib has been created in the Taglibs Sandbox.

Retired Projects

  • Slide

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