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MyFaces Quarterly Report April 2015

The Apache MyFaces project is an umbrella project of the Apache Software Foundation
for projects relating to the JavaServer Faces (JSF) technology.

Community

  • No new Committers (since November 2013)

  • No new PMC Members (since July 2011)

  • No new Contributors

The MyFaces community is stable. Besides working on new releases, we discuss upcoming topics.
-> Community business as usual (nothing special to report).

 

Releases

  • MyFaces (sub) projects with new releases since the last report:
    • MyFaces Core 2.0.23 (12/January/15)
    • MyFaces Core 2.1.17 (12/January/15)
    • MyFaces Core 2.2.7 (12/January/15)
    • MyFaces Tobago 2.0.6 (24/February/15)
    • MyFaces Tobago 2.0.7 (22/March/15)

Issues

The TCK issue mentioned in our January report for 2014 still exists. Werner Punz[1] and Leonardo Uribe[2] discussed the impacts of this issue and the impacts are summarized as follows:

  • It reduces our marketability, since consumers are more likely to pick an open-source JSF implementation certified as "TCK-compliant" over a non-certified one.
  • It reduces our ability to be distributed as part of a Java EE stack, such as Apache TomEE and Apache Geronimo, since their TCK certification depends upon our TCK certification.

[1] http://s.apache.org/OdR
[2] http://s.apache.org/RuK

There are no new issues that require the board's attention at this time.

 

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