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From Torsten Curdt <>
Subject Re: [all] releasing a nearly dormant project (was Re: [exec] how to proceed for a nearly dormant project)
Date Thu, 03 Jan 2008 09:30:31 GMT

On 03.01.2008, at 11:14, wrote:

> Selon Torsten Curdt <>:
>>>>> Exec would need to migrate to proper first.
>>> According to the website moving to proper requires an "active group
>>> of committers" - I hardly qualifiy for that so I'm sort of stuck
>> That was my concern
>>> Therefore I see two options
>>> +) one existing committer teams up with me (preferred but rather
>>> unlikely looking at the recent activity)
>>> +) I leave commons-exec at it is in the sandbox  and push out a
>>> SNAPSHOT release
>> IMO a SNAPSHOT release is not really what we want. But I guess we (as
>> a community) need to discuss situations like these. The definition of
>> active committers is rather vague in this context. After all we have
>> quite some "one man shows" where other committers just help out. But
>> not releasing "exec" does not sounds like a better option either.
> I don't think releasing a snapshot is a good idea. If we consider  
> [exec] is
> ready for proper, it should really be migrated.
> I am interested in this component, I am a commiter for [math] and  
> also a (very
> novice) PMC. I am willing to help. My available time is quite  
> scarce, but I hope
> I will be able to do something.

I won't become heavily "active" but also might help with applying  
patches and the like.


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