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From Gary Gregory <>
Subject Re: [all] Move Jelly to dormant/orphaned?
Date Mon, 09 Jan 2012 14:42:57 GMT
I think the whole formality of project state should be replaced with a
live activity widget like can be seen on other sites. Commit activity
and such. If someone were thinking of contributing to a project, the
incentive would be removed or seriously diminished by a dead/sleepy
project state.


On Jan 9, 2012, at 6:59, Christian Grobmeier <> wrote:

> Hello,
> Jelly did not see any activity for nearly two years:
> Last release was in 01.2010.
> We had already discussion on a process to move proper components into
> another state, be it "dormant" or "inactive". I would like to
> resurrect this discussion. We have had a lots of discussion in the
> past: somebody wanted to progress with somehting, like graduating
> graph or using Java 5 in a component and the response sometimes was we
> have to less man power at Commons.
> Therefore I think we need to tell the people for which components they
> can expect releases and for which ones not. Otherwise outsiders may
> look at a huge bunch of components and see only little activity.
> Wouldn't it be better instead to show only a handful components which
> are actively developed?
> Looking at Jelly, it is orphaned. No releases, no releases to be
> expected. I would like to move it to dormant or to a new transition
> state, if people wish so, maybe called "orphaned" or "inactive" or
> whatever.
> What are your thoughts?
> Cheers
> Christian
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