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From "Rahul Thakur" <>
Subject Re: [discuss] Graduate Continuum to its own TLP
Date Fri, 21 Sep 2007 21:34:32 GMT

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Emmanuel Venisse" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, September 22, 2007 3:57 AM
Subject: [discuss] Graduate Continuum to its own TLP

> Hi,
> At the begin, Continuum was designed to support maven2 projects so we
> thought it was good to put it under the maven umbrella.
> But now it supports other project types (ANT, shell scripts) too so it
> isn't centered on maven projects.
> An other thing is that we have lot of users (not only maven users)
> with actually 450 subscribers to the users list, and I think we can
> get more with a TLP project.
> My last point is that with the maven project, it isn't easy to add new
> committers because a new committer have the hand on all maven umbrella
> code and not only one project.
> So I think it would be good for Continuum to become a Top Level
> Project at ASF and the continuum community will have more chance to
> grow.
> My concern for the moment is we don't have enough committer from
> different companies, To be stable, at least 3 committers from
> different companies would be good.

While I am for Continuum as TLP, I don't understand the
rationale behind having committers from different companies. How would
this help to make Continuum more stable?



> Emmanuel

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