by, 02-24-2012 at 06:48 PM (556 Views)
Apache commons basic focus is at the Java components which are reusable. It is basically an apache project which consists of three parts.
- The Commons Proper:
Reusable Java component repository.
- The Commons Sandbox :
Workspace for developing java components.
- The Commons Dormant :
Sandbox component repository, which is not active currently.
Major Principals of the Apache Commons Proper:
- To create or maintain the reusable Java components
- The Commons Proper is considered as a place to collaborate and share.
Apache Commons also consist of place known as sandbox to test & share the ideas. Maintenance of all of the sandbox components is not essential.
They are Commons Sandbox components which are inactive since there is a little development activity. For using these components, build them. It has been assumed that components would not get released, in near future.