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From Christian Grobmeier <>
Subject Re: [all] Move Jelly to dormant/orphaned?
Date Mon, 09 Jan 2012 14:55:15 GMT
On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 3:42 PM, Gary Gregory <> 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?

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?


> Gary
> 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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