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From Tim O'Brien <tobr...@discursive.com>
Subject Re: [MATH] Re: Incubator (Re: [VOTE] New Commiter Phil Steitz)
Date Wed, 11 Jun 2003 14:39:46 GMT
-1, 

as initially proposed commons-math satisfies the commons charter.  


On Wed, 2003-06-11 at 06:15, Mark R. Diggory wrote:
> Tetsuya Kitahata wrote:
> >>Tim,
> >>
> >>On 10 Jun 2003 16:17:11 -0500
> >>"Tim O'Brien" <tobrien@discursive.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>>If we wanted to say.... move commons-math to the incubator, then I think
> >>>it would be easier to expand the community, but that community would be
> >>>external to the existing community here.  Keeping commons-math in the
> >>>sandbox increases some of the hurdles, but in the end it will benefit
> >>>the community as a whole.
> >>
> >>I think it is a great idea "commons-sandbox-math to incubator", IMHO.
> >>
> >>Well, now "math" is one of the subprojects in commons-sandbox,
> >>so the community would have come to be small, living in obscurity
> >>and thus not attract the potential developers, as a result.
> >>If move it to Incubator and add link to the project directly 
> >>from the top page of jakarta (as I've done a few days ago) properly, 
> >>many folks might be attracted as a whole.
> >>Then, when the community in Incubator will have grown up enough, 
> >>come back to commons and separate the dev list (like httpclient).
> >>
> >>It might be one of the possibilities, Tim.
> >>(But, maybe you have to consider the re-creation of the whole site
> >>of math, because Incubator folks do like the forrest ;-)
> >>
> >>The fact "most of the code contributions have been driven by
> >>non-committers" showed the possibities these described above.
> >>
> >>Sincerely,
> >>
> >>-- Tetsuya (tetsuya@apache.org)
> 
> Hello Tetsuya,
> 
> I guess my concern is that [math] is primarily being built by individual 
> contributors and not one specific group, its not one big code donation, 
> Which is what I took the Incubator charter to mean by
> 
> "the Apache Incubator PMC be and hereby is responsible for the 
> acceptance and oversight of new products submitted or proposed to become 
> part of the Foundation".
> 
> Am I right/wrong?
> 
> thanks for the "cross pollination",
> Mark
> 
> 
> 
> 
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