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From Shawn Castrianni <Shawn.Castria...@halliburton.com>
Subject RE: is ivy dead?
Date Fri, 10 Jul 2009 22:45:59 GMT
Yeah, like some grunt like me has anything to do with the corporate practices of my company.
 Give me a break.

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Shawn Castrianni


-----Original Message-----
From: Jeff Glatz [mailto:jdglatz@containerstore.com] 
Sent: Friday, July 10, 2009 5:42 PM
To: ivy-user@ant.apache.org
Subject: RE: is ivy dead?

interesting, since you work for Halliburton and they've stolen billions
of dollars, i suppose the US taxpayer would be footing that bill...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shawn Castrianni [mailto:Shawn.Castrianni@halliburton.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 10, 2009 5:26 PM
> To: 'ivy-user@ant.apache.org'
> Subject: RE: is ivy dead?
> 
> I use ivy for my job and, therefore, any urgent issue or enhancement
> can be resolved by offering paid development from the company's budget
> to any of the ivy committers.  I am sure any of the ivy committers
> would like to make some extra money.
> 
> ---
> Shawn Castrianni
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Maarten Coene [mailto:maarten_coene@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 10, 2009 5:12 PM
> To: ivy-user@ant.apache.org
> Subject: Re: is ivy dead?
> 
> 
> Hi Jim,
> 
> I understand your frustration. I have the same feeling when I report
> issues to some commercial products and never get a response.
> But please keep in mind that Ivy is not a commercial product. The
> developers of Ivy are not paid by Apache for their work on Ivy. This
> means we do fix some bugs, commit some new features when we have some
> free time to work on it.
> 
> I can only speek for myself, but the last couple of months I didn't
had
> much free time left to work on Ivy. But I'm confident this will
improve
> in the near future...
> 
> regards,
> Maarten
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Jim Newsham <jnewsham@referentia.com>
> To: ivy-user@ant.apache.org
> Sent: Tuesday, July 7, 2009 12:58:48 AM
> Subject: Re: is ivy dead?
> 
> 
> I share the same frustration.  It seems that bugs which were reported
> months
> ago have no assigned owner, no evaluation, and no activity...
> regardless of
> priority level.  Maybe a more sensitive way of rephrasing the question
> is:
> Is ivy being actively developed and maintained?  What is the
> development
> cycle?  Are maintenance fixes being made to released versions?  How
> quickly
> are bugs evaluated?  How quickly can we expect a major bug to be
> fixed/released in a maintenance release?
> 
> It's not that I feel a need to draw attention to the particular issues
> that
> I'm experiencing.  I've learned to work around those.  It's for the
> community's benefit.
> 
> Jim
> 
> The issues that I've run into are:  retrieve with "sync" is broken
> (IVY-1044); cleancache sometimes does NOT clean the cache (IVY-1080).
> 
> 
> On Jun 22, 2009, at 4:50 PM, Alex Zhukov wrote:
> 
> >
> > Hello All,
> >
> > I opened a critical bug http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/
> > IVY-1087 on June 2, no reaction from developers. On June 15 I
> > increased the priority to Blocker, still no reaction from
> > developers. Can some one tell me if ivy project is dead or
> > developers are not interested in maintaining it any more?
> 
> This is an open source project. Sometimes activity is high, sometimes
> not so high. Developers are on holidays or have a stressful time with
> their day time project. Whatever.
> 
> And obviously, looking at the mailing list you are using, this project
> seems to be busy and far from dead. I can understand that it is
> sometimes frustrating that an important issue is not fixed. But I
> think it is not a nice style to play with the 'Is this project dead?'
> phrase to raise attention for an issue. This is mud-slinging. I think
> the fact that within the period of three weeks no one has commented on
> a certain issue does not justify this at all.
> 
> 
> 
> 
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