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From Pierre Smits <pierre.sm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: LABS a top level project of the ASF? (Was: Re: Incubating, ....)
Date Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:53:11 GMT
Nuff said, I would say. It's your dime.

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Pierre Smits

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On Mon, Jul 6, 2015 at 5:49 PM, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:

>
>
> On 07/06/2015 08:26 AM, Pierre Smits wrote:
>
>> We can hardly say that Apache LABS is a top level project. Though shrouded
>> with some aspects of a TLP cloak it can't be regarded as anything else
>> than
>> an ASF experiment to facilitate the privileged contributors of any given
>> true project. At best one could regard it as a service by ComDev/Infra to
>> the projects.
>>
>> And I would say that given the multitude of external facilities available
>> outside of the ASF (Sourceforge, Github, etc) that it has reached the end
>> of its lifespan regarding its goal, being enabling committers to
>> collaborate in experimenting with solution approaches that don't fit
>> within
>> the projects they are contributing to.
>>
>
> If a PMC has at least 3 people watching the store, and if that PMC feels
> that their project continues to have a useful purpose, the board doesn't
> really see a reason to proactively disband that project.
>
> You're welcome to try to persuade the Lab PMC of your position, though.
>
> --
> Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com - @rbowen
> http://apachecon.com/ - @apachecon
>

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