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<h2 id='Ace+Project+Incubation+Status'><img src="../images/redarrow.gif" />ACE Project Incubation Status
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<p>
This page tracks the project status, incubator-wise. For more general
project status, look at the
<a href="http://incubator.apache.org/ace/">project website</a>. For full
details on the Incubation progress, please look at the
<a href="https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ACE-1">Jira issue</a>.
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<p><span class="graduated">The ACE project graduated on 2011-12-21</span></p>
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<h2 id='Description'><img src="../images/redarrow.gif" />Description
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<p>
ACE - a software distribution framework based on OSGi that allows you to
manage and distribute artifacts, like e.g. software components.
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<p>
Apache ACE is a software distribution framework that allows you to centrally
manage and distribute software components, configuration data and other
artifacts to target systems. It is built using OSGi and can be deployed in
different topologies. The target systems are usually also OSGi based, but
don't have to be.
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<h2 id='News'><img src="../images/redarrow.gif" />News
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<li>2009-04-24 Project enters incubation</li>
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<h2 id='Project+info'><img src="../images/redarrow.gif" />Project info
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<table class="colortable" width="100%">
<tr>
<th>item</th>
<th>type</th>
<th>reference</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Website</td>
<td>www</td>
<td id="www"><a href="http://incubator.apache.org/ace/">http://incubator.apache.org/ace/</a></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Mailing list</td>
<td>dev</td>
<td id="mail-dev"><code>ace-dev</code><code>@</code><code>incubator.apache.org</code></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Mailing list</td>
<td>commits</td>
<td id="mail-commits"><code>ace-commits</code><code>@</code><code>incubator.apache.org</code></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Mailing list</td>
<td>users</td>
<td>While in incubation, <code>ace-dev</code><code>@</code><code>incubator.apache.org</code> will be used.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Mailing list</td>
<td>PPMC</td>
<td><code>ace-private</code><code>@</code><code>incubator.apache.org</code></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Bug tracking</td>
<td>JIRA</td>
<td id="tracker">
<a href="http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ACE">http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ACE</a>
</td>
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<td>Source code</td>
<td>SVN</td>
<td id="svn">
<a href="http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/ace/">
http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/ace/
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</td>
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<td>Proposal</td>
<td>Wiki
</td>
<td>
<a href="http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/AceProposal">
http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/AceProposal</a>
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<td>Mentors, PMC Members, Committers</td>
<td>See the "project team" page on the project website</td>
<td><a href="http://incubator.apache.org/ace/project-team.html">http://incubator.apache.org/ace/project-team.html</a></td>
<td />
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<li><a href="http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/May2009">May 2009</a></li>
<li><a href="http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/June2009">June 2009</a></li>
<li><a href="http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/July2009">July 2009</a></li>
<li><a href="http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/October2009">October 2009</a></li>
<li><a href="http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/January2010">January 2010</a></li>
<li><a href="http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/April2010">April 2010</a></li>
<li><a href="http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/July2010">July 2010</a></li>
<li><a href="http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/October2010">October 2010</a></li>
<li><a href="http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/January2011">January 2011</a></li>
<li><a href="http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/April2011">April 2011</a></li>
<li><a href="http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/July2011">July 2011</a></li>
<li><a href="http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/October2011">October 2011</a></li>
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<h2 id='Incubation+Work+Items'><img src="../images/redarrow.gif" />Incubation Work Items
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<h3 id='Project+Setup'>Project Setup</h3>
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<p>This is the first phase on incubation, needed to start the project at Apache.</p>
<p>
<em>Item assignment is shown by the Apache id.</em>
<em>Completed tasks are shown by the completion date (YYYY-MM-dd).</em>
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<h4 id='Identify+the+project+to+be+incubated%26%23xD%3B'>Identify the project to be incubated&#xD;</h4>
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<th>date</th>
<th>item</th>
<th>note</th>
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<td>2009-05-08</td>
<td>
Make sure that the requested project name does not already
exist and check www.nameprotect.com to be sure that the name
is not already trademarked for an existing software product.
</td>
<td />
</tr>
<tr>
<td>2009-05-08</td>
<td>
If request from anywhere to become a stand-alone PMC, then
assess the fit with the ASF, and create the lists and modules
under the incubator address/module names if accepted.
</td>
<td />
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<h4 id='Interim+responsibility'>Interim responsibility</h4>
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<th>date</th>
<th>item</th>
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<td>2009-05-08</td>
<td>
Identify all the Mentors for the incubation, by asking all
that can be Mentors.
</td>
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<tr>
<td>2009-05-03</td>
<td>Subscribe all Mentors on the private and development lists.</td>
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<tr>
<td>2009-05-08</td>
<td>
Give all initial committers access to the incubator SVN repository.
(to be done by PMC chair)
</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>2009-05-08</td>
<td>
Tell Mentors to track progress in the file
'incubator/projects/ace.html'
</td>
</tr>
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<h4 id='Copyright'>Copyright</h4>
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<th>date</th>
<th>item</th>
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<td>2009-06-08</td>
<td>
Check and make sure that the papers that transfer rights to
the ASF been received. It is only necessary to transfer rights
for the package, the core code, and any new code produced by
the project.
</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>2009-06-27</td>
<td>
Check and make sure that the files that have been donated have
been updated to reflect the new ASF copyright.
</td>
</tr>
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<h4 id='Verify+distribution+rights'>Verify distribution rights</h4>
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<th>date</th>
<th>item</th>
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<td>2009-04-23</td>
<td>
Check and make sure that for all code included with the
distribution that is not under the Apache license, we have
the right to combine with Apache-licensed code and
redistribute.
</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>2009-04-23</td>
<td>
Check and make sure that all source code distributed by the
project is covered by one or more of the following approved
licenses: Apache, BSD, Artistic, MIT/X, MIT/W3C, MPL 1.1, or
something with essentially the same terms.
</td>
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<h4 id='Establish+a+list+of+active+committers'>Establish a list of active committers</h4>
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<th>status</th>
<th>item</th>
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<tr>
<td>2009-04-27</td>
<td>
Check that all active committers have submitted a contributors
agreement.
</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>2009-04-27</td>
<td>
Ask root for the creation of committers' accounts on
people.apache.org.
</td>
</tr>
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<h4 id='Infrastructure'>Infrastructure</h4>
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<tr>
<th>status</th>
<th>item</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>2009-05-08</td>
<td>
Ask infrastructure to create source repository modules and
grant the committers karma.
</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>2009-04-30</td>
<td>Ask infrastructure to set up and archive Mailing lists.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>2009-04-27</td>
<td>
Decide about and then ask infrastructure to setup an issue
tracking system (Bugzilla, Scarab, Jira).
</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>2009-06-27</td>
<td>Migrate the project to our infrastructure.</td>
</tr>
</table>
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<h4 id='Project+specific'>Project specific</h4>
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<tr>
<th>status</th>
<th>item</th>
</tr>
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<h3 id='Incubation'>Incubation</h3>
<div class="section-content">
<p>These action items have to be checked for during the whole incubation
process.
</p>
<p>
<em>These items are not to be signed as done during incubation, as they
may change during incubation.
</em>
<em>They are to be looked into and described in the status reports and
completed in the request for incubation signoff.
</em>
</p>
<h4 id='Collaborative+Development'>Collaborative Development
</h4>
<div class="section-content">
<ul>
<li>Have all of the active long-term volunteers been identified and
acknowledged as committers on the project?
<br /><b>yes</b>
</li>
<li>Are there three or more independent committers? (The legal definition
of independent is long and boring, but basically it means that there
is no binding relationship between the individuals, such as a shared
employer, that is capable of overriding their free will as
individuals, directly or indirectly.)
<br /><b>yes</b>
</li>
<li>Are project decisions being made in public by the committers?
<br /><b>yes</b>
</li>
<li>Are the decision-making guidelines published and agreed to by all of
the committers?
<br /><b>yes</b>
</li>
</ul>
</div>
<h4 id='Licensing+awareness'>Licensing awareness
</h4>
<div class="section-content">
<ul>
<li>Are all licensing, trademark, credit issues being taken care of and
acknowleged by all committers?
<br /><b>yes</b>
</li>
</ul>
</div>
</div>
<h3 id='Exit'>Exit
</h3>
<div class="section-content">
<p>
<em>Things to check for before voting the project out.
</em>
</p>
<h4 id='Organizational+acceptance+of+responsibility+for+the+project'>Organizational acceptance of responsibility for the project
</h4>
<div class="section-content">
<ul>
<li>If graduating to an existing PMC, has the PMC voted to accept it?
<br /><b>n/a</b>
</li>
<li>If graduating to a new PMC, has the board voted to accept it?
<br /><b>yes</b>
</li>
</ul>
</div>
<h4 id='Incubator+sign-off'>Incubator sign-off
</h4>
<div class="section-content">
<ul>
<li>Has the Incubator decided that the project has accomplished all of
the above tasks?
<br /><b>yes</b>
</li>
</ul>
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