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From "Stephen Colebourne" <scolebou...@btopenworld.com>
Subject Re: [Clazz] Is anybody maintaining this?
Date Thu, 09 Sep 2004 20:25:47 GMT
Indeed, hosting at sourceforge may be the best option for someone willing to
take this forward. One of the key reasons I have not taken it forward is
that it is no longer an itch I need to scratch.

(I was a liitle tired and stressed in my first reply IIRC, sorry ;-)

Stephen

----- Original Message -----
From: "Simon Kitching" <simon@ecnetwork.co.nz>
> On Thu, 2004-09-09 at 15:14, Dmitri Plotnikov wrote:
> > I am not convinced rehosting Clazz would all of a suddent breath life
into
> > it.  I was the one Stephen refers to as "another", who wrote all that
code.
> > I stopped working on it some time ago because everybody, including
Stephen
> > himself apparently abandoned it.  Perhaps I was taking it in the wrong
> > direction - don't know.  I would be happy to pick up where we dropped it
off
> > in Jakarta commons sandbox.  The only trouble has been very little to no
> > interest in it.
> >
>
> It *might* not. But from my understanding of the Apache license, it
> would be entirely legal to do so, as long as the terms of the license
> are followed.
>
> If none of the commons members are interested in working on the code,
> and someone else is but is not a commons member, then there are two
> options:
> (a) try to get nominated as a commons committer (not so easy), or
> (b) try to get a commons committer to perform codereviews+commits on
> your behalf  (could be hard to find someone if there truly is little
> interest in the code from current commons members), or
> (c) take the existing code and start a sourceforge project with it.
>
> I don't personally think option (c) is bad; the code exists and if
> no-one at jakarta-commons has the energy/time/interest to push it
> forward then it may as well be put to good use by someone who does.
>
> And if the project gathers momentum on sourceforge, then I think that
> commons would be open to a later "re-merger" (probably involving making
> the maintainers commons members).
>
> Of course all this is just my personal opinion.
>
> Regards,
>
> Simon
>
>
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