Java: jakarta-, apache-, or java-?

Jakub Bogusz qboosh at
Fri May 19 00:45:53 CEST 2006

On Thu, May 18, 2006 at 12:12:55PM +0200, Jacek Konieczny wrote:
> One more thing we should decide about Java packages: the naming scheme.
> Now most (all?) of Java packages from the Apache Foundation are packaged
> in jakarta-*.spec. But not all of them are really part of Jakarta.
> Our jakarta-ant.spec contains software which is "Apache Ant" and its
> source is apache-ant-%{version}
> Log4j (which we have in jakarta-log4j.spec) comes from
> as logging-log4j-%{version}.tar.gz.

Historical reasons.
There used to be jakarta-ant, jakarta-log4j, jakarta-struts.
Now log4j is a part of logging project, struts is a separate project.

I wanted to ask about renaming them some months ago ;)

Jakub Bogusz

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