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From Romain Manni-Bucau <rmannibu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Mission Statement for Commons...
Date Mon, 07 Oct 2013 11:27:54 GMT
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Le 7 oct. 2013 12:58, "Jean-Louis MONTEIRO" <jeanouii@gmail.com> a écrit :

> Hi Jochen,
>
> Well summarized.
> And I think you figured out what the real problem is.
>
> We could work as in Incubator, isn't it?
> Having one big umbrella and real subprojects.
>
>
>
> JLouis
>
>
> 2013/10/7 Jochen Wiedmann <jochen.wiedmann@gmail.com>
>
> > I believe that the problem is Commons structure. To have one big project
> > which such a lot of subprojects blocks building a small community. You're
> > not supposed to be a part of the small subproject, but the big community
> > "Commons". While the former would be appealing for a newcomer, the latter
> > just doesn't work (too many unknown people).
> >
> > I have no alternatives to offer, but my feeling is we should attempt to
> > build smaller, more centralized parts with separate mailing lists, etc.
> > Obviously, this might lead to a Jakarta-ization, but there are worse
> things
> > than being split into subprojects.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Sun, Oct 6, 2013 at 8:30 PM, James Carman <james@carmanconsulting.com
> > >wrote:
> >
> > > All,
> > >
> > > The Apache Commons project seems to be languishing as of late and we
> > > need some rejuvenation.  Perhaps we should try to define our mission
> > > as a project.  What are our goals?  What do we want to accomplish?
> > > Who are our users/customers?  What non-functional qualities do we want
> > > our software to exhibit?  How do we want to conduct ourselves?  How
> > > often do we want to do releases?  What else?
> > >
> > > Sincerely,
> > >
> > > James
> > >
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> >
> >
> > --
> > "That's what prayers are ... it's frightened people trying to make
> friends
> > with the bully!"
> >
> > Terry Pratchett. The Last Hero
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Jean-Louis
>

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