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From Niall Pemberton <niall.pember...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Sanselan as a Commons library
Date Fri, 24 Apr 2009 19:35:58 GMT
On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 8:54 AM, Carsten Ziegeler <cziegeler@apache.org> wrote:
> Niall Pemberton wrote:
>>
>> Yes I think saying 3 committers is a bit mis-leading - since Sanselan
>> entered the incubator Carsten has made the 2nd most commits but that
>> is only 16 commits and he hasn't committed for over a year. Also the
>> last commit on the project was over 3 months ago:
>>
>> http://markmail.org/search/list:org.apache.incubator.sanselan-commits
>>
>> So reality is this is currently a one-committer show and looks to be
>> heading to dormancy.
>>
> Yes and no :) As I said, we three are committed to the project and we
> now the codebase; obviously Charles knows it best. So, whenever
> something needs to be done, I would say that one of us will be able to
> do it.
>
> Sanselan has the "problem" of being too good for what it does, so there
> is rarely a need for doing something. That's one of the main reasons why
> there haven't been any commits. Look at commons-lang or one of the other
> libs, I think they are in a similar state - if you neglect the move to
> Java5, what really needs to be done there?
> The other problem is that Charles is really quick in responding and
> doing stuff :) So before the others get a chance to do something, it's
> already done by Charles usually. We already discussd this and Charles
> slowed down :)

Thanks for this, I'm happier now.

Niall

> Carsten
>
> --
> Carsten Ziegeler
> cziegeler@apache.org

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