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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <nicola...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [general] Killing projects (Was: [pattern] Proposed removal of project)
Date Mon, 25 Nov 2002 17:22:41 GMT

O'brien, Tim wrote:
> [codec] sat around for 8 months with no activity.  It wasn't being
> displayed on the website, and it contained 3 classes that used to be
> available in [lang] ( I think.. ).    This dormant project came in handy
> for me - I needed Soundex and Metaphone.
> 
> My point isn't to start any confrontation, I'm just wondering if there
> are any Apache by laws that might deal with the situation of purging
> projects from the repository.  It seems like a decision like this
> shouldn't be subjective, as it will lead to pretty wide disagreements.
> One man's garbage is another man's treasure....
> 
> Is there an existing Apache by law that deals with this situation?  From
> what I see on Ted Husted's page with Common's guidelines
> http://husted.com/about/commons/, there is nothing dealing with the
> removal of packages that have fallen into disuse.

We still keep very old projects that not only are in disuse but are in 
CVS repositories that are not even listed in the normal site webpages.

Thus, I don't see why we should remove them from CVS.

>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Henri Yandell [mailto:bayard@generationjava.com] 
>>Sent: Monday, November 25, 2002 10:15 AM
>>To: Jakarta Commons Developers List; morgand@apache.org
>>Subject: Re: [general] Killing projects (Was: [pattern] 
>>Proposed removal of project)
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>On Mon, 25 Nov 2002, Morgan Delagrange wrote:
>>
>>
>>>--- Henri Yandell <bayard@generationjava.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>>This would then be applied to other projects, for
>>>>example:
>>>>
>>>>patterns, cjan, altrmi, armi, cadastre, graph, latka/latka-webapp?
>>>>
>>>>Hen
>>>
>>>Latka's not dead.  :)  At least two developers have
>>>made commits within the last two months:
>>>
>>>  http://cvs.apache.org/viewcvs/jakarta-commons/latka/
>>>
>>>- Morgan
>>
>>My mistake. I get it reguarly confused with Cactus :) I 
>>thought it had moved out of the repository.
>>
>>Hen
>>
>>
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Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
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