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From Adrian Crum <>
Subject Re: [CHALLENGE] Move All of Commons to the Dormant
Date Tue, 15 Oct 2013 07:15:30 GMT
On 10/14/2013 10:59 PM, Paul Libbrecht wrote:
> Le 15 oct. 2013 à 07:33, Dave Brosius <> a écrit :
>> I couldn't disagree more. Dormant/attic means the project has leprosy. I don't know
the answer to this, but wondering, has there ever been a commit to an attic'ed project? I
personally would never think of doing that.
> As probably the only person that "supports"' Jelly, a dormant to be for sure, I find
the word leprosy outrageous.

And rightly so. This type of discussion/decision relies heavily on 
subjective evaluations - that's why I asked early on for the criteria.

For example, if a project is moved to the attic because it has:

1. No mailing list activity in nnn years
2. No functional commits in nnn years
3. No Jira issues resolved in nnn years

then there is nothing subjective about it. People might assign whatever 
labels they want, but the move was based on something concrete and 

Adrian Crum
Sandglass Software

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