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Re: [equinox-dev] Proposal for an OSGi spec work area in the equinox incubator

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  From:       Simon Kaegi/Ottawa/IBM@IBMCA                                                                          
                                                                                                                    
  To:         Equinox development mailing list <equinox-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx>                                            
                                                                                                                    
  Cc:         equinox-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx, equinox-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx                                              
                                                                                                                    
  Date:       10/16/2007 08:36 PM                                                                                   
                                                                                                                    
  Subject:    Re: [equinox-dev] Proposal for an OSGi spec work area in the equinox    incubator                     
                                                                                                                    





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equinox-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote on 10/16/2007 05:20:44 PM:

> I would like to start a new work area in the Equinox incubator to
> support prototyping and investigating future OSGi specifications.
> The goal behind this work area is to develop an implementation of
> the specification as the specification is being developed.
>
> This work area will allow others to more easily join in on the
> investigations for future OSGi implementations. To begin with this
> work area would be used to implement the next release of the OSGi
> Framework, but other future OSGi specifications could also be
> contributed. This will also allow Equinox to provide reference
> implementations to OSGi without effecting the current Eclipse
> release. We would only graduate the code out of the incubator once
> the OSGi specification has gone public/final and we can align it
> with a major Eclipse release.
>
> I would like to take a vote to approve the OSGi spec work area in
> the equinox incubator.
>
> Tom
>
>
> ----- Forwarded by Thomas Watson/Austin/IBM on 10/16/2007 03:45 PM -----

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> OSGi R4.2 Stream
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> The OSGi Alliance is busy working on the next release of the
> specification. The release of the next OSGi specification will be
> long after the Eclipse 3.4 (Ganymede) release. To achieve a stable
> Ganymede release we will not release new OSGi R4.2 API or implement
> new R4.2 functions in the Ganymede stream (HEAD).
>
> We need a place where we can continue to implement and prototype the
> next OSGi specification release as it is being developed. I see two
options.
>
> 1) Create an area in the Equinox incubator to develop the OSGi R4.2
> implementation
> 2) Create a branch off of the current Ganymede stream (HEAD) for
> OSGi R4.2 implementation
>
> I prefer using a branch instead of a separate repository project in
> the incubator because it will make life easier when developing
> streams in parallel, which we will likely need to do until the
> Ganymede release in June 2008. I plan to create a branch based of
> next weeks I-Build for the OSGi R4.2 work. Please let me know if you
> have any issues with this.
>
> Tom
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