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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [all] Move Jelly to dormant/orphaned?
Date Mon, 09 Jan 2012 17:13:57 GMT
On 9 January 2012 17:04, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 4:42 PM, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 9:55 AM, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 3:42 PM, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> 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.
>>>
>>> Interesting idea.
>>>
>>> You mean something like that?
>>> https://www.ohloh.net/p/commons-compress
>>>
>>> Any ideas how we can get this data out from svn?
>>> Probably besides svn an interesting metric is the number of discussion on ml.
>>>
>>> Question is how realistic is it we get something hacked together in
>>> for example ruby?
>>
>> This is another kind of visualization:
>> http://sourceforge.net/projects/hsqldb/stats/scm?repo=SVNRepository
>>
>> I do not know what the best metric is, just that it would be nice to
>> have /something/. See my other reply to Sebb in this thread.
>
> Having "something" which shows the current state of the component
> easily is already a good first step in my opinion.
>
> But I still think we need then to decide to move a component to
> another section or mark them otherwise as not active. It looks pretty
> bad if a user surfes the components and every second seems to be dead.
>
> Anyway... I just found this:
>
> commons-compress$ svn --xml -v log

That's probably what OhLoh uses.

> Returns a bunch of cool information. parsing this logfile might be
> enough already to aggregate.
> Perhaps a repos at labs.a.o might be a good place to start with that

> Cheers
> Christian
>
>>
>> Thank you,
>> Gary
>>
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>> Christian
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Gary
>>>>
>>>> On Jan 9, 2012, at 6:59, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>
>>>>> Jelly did not see any activity for nearly two years:
>>>>> http://svnsearch.org/svnsearch/repos/ASF/search?path=%2Fcommons%2Fproper%2Fjelly
>>>>>
>>>>> 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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