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OGNL Project Incubation Status

This page tracks the project status, incubator-wise. For more general project status, look on the project website.

The OGNL project graduated on 2011-08-30


OGNL is a Java component implementing the Object-Graph Navigation Language.


  • 2011-08-30 OGNL graduated out of the Incubator and into Apache Commons
  • 2011-08-25 Antonio Petrelli requested to be removed from the committers list.
  • 2011-04-26 OGNL entered incubation.

Project info

item type reference
Website www
. wiki .
Mailing list dev
Mailing list user
Bug tracking .
Source code SVN
Mentors grobmeier Christian Grobmeier
. jochen Jochen Wiedmann
. olamy Olivier Lamy
. upayavira Upayavira
. grobmeier Christian Grobmeier
. jkuhnert Jesse Kuhnert
. jochen Jochen Wiedmann
. lukaszlenart Lukasz Lenart
. olamy Olivier Lamy
. drewd Marc Andrew Davidson
. mcucchiara Maurizio Cucchiara
. simonetripodi Simone Tripodi
. upayavira Upayavira
. leadpipe Luke Blanshard
Champion lukaszlenart Lukasz Lenart

Incubation work items


Identify the project to be incubated

date item
2011-04-26 Make sure that the requested project name does not already exist and check to be sure that the name is not already trademarked for an existing software product.
2011-04-26 If request from outside Apache to enter an existing Apache project, then post a message to that project for them to decide on acceptance.


date item
2011-05-03 Ask infrastructure to create source repository modules and grant the committers karma.
2011-05-03 Ask infrastructure to set up and archive mailing lists.
2011-05-03 Ask infrastructure to set up issue tracker (JIRA, Bugzilla).
2011-05-03 Migrate the project to our infrastructure.

Mentor-related responsibility/oversight

date item
2011-04-26 Identify all the Mentors for the incubation, by asking all that can be Mentors.
2011-05-05 Subscribe all Mentors on the pmc and general lists.
2011-05-03 Give all Mentors access to the incubator SVN repository. (to be done by the Incubator PMC chair or an Incubator PMC Member wih karma for the authorizations file)
2011-05-03 Tell Mentors to track progress in the file 'incubator/projects/{}.html'
date item
2011-07-24 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.
2011-07-29 Check and make sure that the files that have been donated have been updated to reflect the new ASF copyright.

Verify distribution rights

date item
2011-07-29 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.
2011-07-29 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.

Establish a list of active committers

date item
2011-07-29 Check that all active committers have submitted a contributors agreement.
2011-07-29 Add all active committers in the STATUS file.
2011-04-26 Ask root for the creation of committers' accounts on