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From Will Glass-Husain <>
Subject Re: Click 2.1.0 release date?
Date Mon, 18 May 2009 19:30:12 GMT
I think the explicit concern about the community was a desire for more
committers.   Click has contributions from a variety of people, but
needs more people contributing regularly to provide assurances of the
longevity desired at Apache.

It does seem a little paradoxical.  Is there a need for a few rough
edges to irritate users enough to get more involved?  That's how I
came on board Velocity :-)

I think frequent releases (and articles - great idea!) can only help.
Plus a little time.


On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 5:14 AM, Adrian A. <> wrote:
>> Click didn't progress through to a TLP yet as feedback from the Apache
>> was that the community needed to be bigger. So we will try again in a
>> few months time.
> Very strange. So let me think loud :) :
> #1. - click has very good docs, so there's no need for the users to ask many
> questions. As a consequence the traffic is very small on the lists.
> #2. - click users can build very easily click themselves (as opposed to the
> many projects moved to maven) - so no need to download it. So the traffic is
> small again.
> So #1 and #2 being a plus (for me and my simple logic), it is considered a
> minus at :)
> very strange :).

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