commons-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Mark Thomas <ma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Moving to Git...
Date Thu, 10 Oct 2013 22:13:31 GMT
On 10/10/2013 23:05, James Carman wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 5:48 PM, Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>> I would suggest that a lack of releases is a much greater barrier. Folks
>> who contribute patches do so because they want to see them in a release.
>> If there are no releases (and looking back for the past 6 months there
>> have been very few releases considering the number of components in
>> commons) then, frankly, a move to git is largely irrelevant. What it
>> will do little is distract what little effort there is going into
>> releases making the overall problem worse not better.
>>
> 
> It's a catch-22.  You don't have releases because you don't have
> contributors.

I disagree. We don't have releases because of an overly complex release
process. Figuring out how to do a Pool 2 release is on my TODO list.
Having seen the pain others new to the Commons release process have gone
though, I'm not looking forward to it at all.

Mark

> And, you don't have contributors because you don't have
> releases.  I agree we need to get busy cranking out some code to let
> folks know we're not dead (yet).  The only way I see us getting more
> code going is to get new people and I honestly believe that using a
> tool like Git will help us do that.
> 
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@commons.apache.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@commons.apache.org
> 


---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@commons.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@commons.apache.org


Mime
View raw message