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From robert burrell donkin <robertburrelldon...@blueyonder.co.uk>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Demote Latka and Resources to Dormant
Date Mon, 13 Mar 2006 23:48:03 GMT
On Tue, 2006-03-14 at 12:23 +1300, Simon Kitching wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-03-13 at 20:47 +0000, robert burrell donkin wrote:
> > On Mon, 2006-03-13 at 05:25 -0500, James Mitchell wrote:
> > > I agree with Niall.
> > > 
> > > I've written several database-based implementations for resources,  
> > > and there already exists a Struts plugin for resources that let's our  
> > > users use commons-resources now (and is backward compatible to Struts  
> > > 1.1).
> > > 
> > > The only thing commons-resources really suffers from is not having  
> > > someone give the time to do a release.  I feel it is ready, I just  
> > > don't have the time right now.
> > 
> > i'm hoping that's what dormant means: resources is just suffering from a
> > lack of developer time right. i'd definitely support a move back to
> > proper if anyone steps up with the energy to push it to a release.
> > 
> 
> I still prefer the term "unmaintained", which is exactly what it
> currently is. If maintainers appear, then the status can be changed back
> again.
> 
> The term "dormant" *does* mean roughly the same thing, but isn't as
> clear I think (particularly for non-native English speakers).

+1

some words on the website explaining this would be very good...

- robert


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