dm Server project moves to Eclipse.org
Today we will be releasing version 2.0 of the dm server. This represents a major milestone for the project, and for enterprise application development with OSGi in general. I’m delighted to now be able to reveal the next step in the dm Server journey: we have submitted a proposal at Eclipse.org to continue development of the dm Server as part of the Eclipse RT top-level project. The Eclipse nickname for the project is Virgo.
- Virgo proposal document at Eclipse.org
- Virgo community forum
What does this mean for users of dm Server?The move to Eclipse.org has a number of practical implications for users of dm Server:
- Project hosting, home pages, forums, and downloads will all be moved to Eclipse.org infrastructure
- The license will change from the current (largely) GPL license, to the Eclipse Public License (EPL)
- It will be much easier for other organizations and community members to get involved in the ongoing development of Virgo
The follow-on release of dm Server will be developed and released from Eclipse.org.
Why is SpringSource making this change?The dm Server represents a significant amount of intellectual property (IP) and has been in full-time development for over 2 years. Why would SpringSource move this project to Eclipse.org?
We set out with a vision to make modular application development a…