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From James Carman <ja...@carmanconsulting.com>
Subject Re: [math] TLP
Date Fri, 15 Jan 2016 13:20:53 GMT
You didn't really register a vote here, Gary.  I take it this is a -1
against moving TLP?

On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 8:24 PM Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com> wrote:

> I like having [math] in Commons. There are other multi-module projects in
> Commons, that's not an issue IMO, just good project design.
>
> My main worry is more on the overall health of Commons or perception that
> [math] is "leaving" Commons, the more eyeballs on Commons the better.
>
> Gary
>
> On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 4:50 PM, Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > I would like to propose that we split [math] out into a top level
> > project at the ASF.  This has been proposed before, and I have
> > always come down on the side of staying in Commons, but I am now
> > convinced that it is a good step for us to take for the following
> > reasons:
> >
> > 0) We have several committers who are really only interested in
> > [math], so being on the Commons PMC does not really make sense for them
> > 1) The code base has swollen in size to well beyond the "small sharp
> > tools" that make up the bulk of Commons
> > 2) We are probably at the point where we should consider splitting
> > [math] itself into separately released subcomponents (could be done
> > in Commons, but starts smelling a little Jakarta-ish when Commons
> > has components with subcomponents).
> >
> > The downsides are
> > a) [newPMC] loses Commons eyeballs / contributors who would not find
> > us otherwise
> > b) Migration / repackaging pain
> > c) Overhead of starting and managing a PMC
> > d) Other Commons components lose some eyeballs
> >
> > Personally, I think the benefits outweigh the downsides at this
> > point.  New better tools and ASF processes have made b) and c) a
> > little less onerous.  I don't think d) is really a big problem for
> > Commons, as those of us who work on other stuff here could continue
> > to do so.  It is possible that a) actually works in the reverse
> > direction - i.e., we are easier to find as a TLP.
> >
> > What do others think about this?
> >
> > Phil
> >
> >
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