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From Noah Slater <>
Subject Re: Apache sub-projects
Date Fri, 14 Aug 2009 13:59:52 GMT
On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 08:55:27AM -0500, Curt Arnold wrote:
> Are you seeing these as having substantially different development
> communities?  If not, it would be cleaner to have them as distinct
> "products" of the CouchDB project and instead of distinct "projects".  A
> lot of the umbrella projects had little dependency between sub-projects
> and a sub-project could take or leave any relationship with its siblings.
>  Couchdb-lucene on the other hand would have a lot closer dependency on
> CouchDB that is common on the umbrella projects.

All of the projects mentioned have an dependency on CouchDB. They were all
designed with the explicit intention of augmenting CouchDB in some way, and
would make no sense in any other context. So what's the difference between a
project and a product in ASF terms?


Noah Slater,

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