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From "Henri Yandell" <>
Subject Re: [all] Going TLP?
Date Wed, 09 May 2007 14:43:20 GMT
Just for people's info, I posted the vote to general@ yesterday.

On 4/2/07, Henri Yandell <> wrote:
> I think the end should be nigh for Jakarta (those on private@ will
> have seen a thread in which I side-topic'd with the feeling that the
> end should be nigh for Jakarta). Previously I've suggested that
> Commons should flatten into Jakarta and that Jakarta should become a
> general 'Java components' project; however there are some negatives to
> that that I think are critical.
> Firstly, it leaves the future Jakarta with a lot of dead projects that
> are going nowhere. That's not going to change in the short to medium
> term, so it just becomes a millstone for the project's neck.
> Secondly, the Jakarta PMC will always remain a big group of people who
> care about the brand name and the various legacies, rather than a
> small focused PMC. I think this isn't desirable for any active
> community that are a part of Jakarta currently - trying to have a PMC
> that are acting as one community when not being one community doesn't
> work.
> Thirdly, I think by being here we are helping to delay the inevitable
> and keeping the old, broken umbrella going. Moving to TLP will help
> things move along, and will provide a place for things to move to.
> So with that said - I'd like to propose that we move to
> Hen

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