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From "Paulo Gaspar" <paulo.gas...@krankikom.de>
Subject RE: [Logging] [VOTE] Commons Logging 1.0 Release
Date Sat, 02 Feb 2002 00:32:17 GMT
Ok, I am converted!
Paulo

P.S.: But I will not reinvent Peter's code! I will just copy it,
      credits and all!
=;o)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: costinm@covalent.net [mailto:costinm@covalent.net]
> Sent: Saturday, February 02, 2002 1:14 AM
> To: Jakarta Commons Developers List
> Subject: Re: [Logging] [VOTE] Commons Logging 1.0 Release
> 
> 
> On Sat, 2 Feb 2002, Peter Donald wrote:
> 
> > Separate voting rights not commit rights. Only people who show 
> commitment to
> > a product should be able to have binding votes on it.
> 
> _Using_ a commons component in another jakarta project is a huge
> commitment to that component. The rule is there to make people know
> that they can use a commons component without fear. The rule
> allows people that use a component to get more involved in it's
> development - including by vote and review of the code and vetoing
> change that are wrong.
> 
> That's what makes commons successfull IMHO. Changing that will turn
> it into avalon - who may have nice code, but most people prefer
> to reimplement the code rather than using it.
> 
> ( and don't tell me that it's the fault of the mean people who
> just want to reinvent the wheel. The fact that commons got where
> it is today proves that we can share code )
> 
> Costin


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