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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Would like to contribute
Date Fri, 25 Aug 2000 18:14:53 GMT
Jochen Wiedmann wrote:
> 
> Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> 
> > The problem is that while helpful, this doesn't create a community
> > around those tools and it's likely to generate feedback/questions on the
> > cocoon mail lists without us able to provide direct community support.
> >
> > I don't like this.
> 
> I understand that. Funny thing is, I cannot enter my sources into
> the Tamino distribution because our supporters argue in the same
> sense: They don't want to support Cocoon. :-)

Makes sense :)
 
> I can only offer my email address for questions and that anyone is
> welcome to say "if you have problems with that stuff we don't like,
> contact Jochen Wiedmann and not us". If I get 5 or 10 mails per
> month, that wouldn't make much, compared to that 5 or 10 I get per
> day for my Perl modules.

Well, if you stick around here this won't be necessary, but this should
make it for now.
 
> > Well, this is the plan:
> >
> > 1) we create this "contrib" directory and place those modules there.
> > Active developers will act as proxies for placing those component little
> > distro in there.
> >
> > 2) if/when the contributions take off, people use them and they start
> > having feedback/requests/code/fixes and such to an amount the original
> > author can't stand anymore, we'll think about what to do next. At that
> > point, including in the main distribution is an option, provided that
> > enough people request for it.
> >
> > Now up to you to judge/patch my action plan.
> 
> I'll be happy with that.

Cool. Send me the package to include then.

-- 
Stefano Mazzocchi      One must still have chaos in oneself to be
                          able to give birth to a dancing star.
<stefano@apache.org>                             Friedrich Nietzsche
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