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From Shazron <shaz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Discuss] The Future of Ripple as a Top Level ASF Project
Date Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:49:33 GMT
+1 on absorbing Ripple


On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 8:16 AM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 7:30 AM, Brent Lintner <brent.lintner@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Hey All,
> >
> > Since becoming an incubator project (being donated graciously by
> > BlackBerry), Ripple has seen positive contributions.
> >
> > However, it is also apparent that the community does not seem large
> enough
> > to sustain a project like this as a top level project (let alone an
> > individual PMC).
> >
> > Three of the original contributors/creators of Ripple are now fully
> > involved in a new technology startup in an unrelated field and therefore
> we
> > no longer have the resources to support Ripple in ASF. Also, BlackBerry
> has
> > given no resources to help since donating Ripple to the ASF (this might
> be
> > due to a change in their internal priorities).
> >
> > Given this, I would like to propose:
> >
> > 1. We find more community members willing to lead committership of the
> > project, and see how that goes.
> >
> > 2. We also consider the eventuality of folding Ripple into another ASF
> > project, if possible. If so, it would seem Cordova is a candidate for
> this,
> > especially given the project being one of Ripple's main focus and
> support.
> > If the community votes for this, we should involve the Cordova community
> to
> > gage their interests as well (I've CC'd their mailing list in this
> email).
>
> I'd +1 this.  I'd like to see Ripple live on in some form if people
> are still using it, even though I don't use it personally.
>
> >
> > 3. If the above does not work out, I would then suggest we consider the
> > most unfortunate (put perhaps prudent) eventuality, which is to "fail"
> > Ripple as an incubator project. "fail" is this case, not being negative.
> >
>
> So, Incubator projects can't go into the Attic? That's what the ASF
> does with projects that become inactive after they leave incubator.
> I'm sure the ASF doesn't want to get into the habit of taking
> abandoned projects and shoving everything into the attic, so I'd
> rather see it get included in Cordova as one of the less active
> repositories.
>

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