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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: [Fwd: Re: [Fwd: Re: Invitation to Participate in Summer of Code 2006]]
Date Fri, 14 Apr 2006 23:28:37 GMT
Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
> David W. Van Couvering wrote:
>  
>>So, we had a chat about this on IRC, and the general feeling with Andrew
>>and Jean is that we should be under the umbrella of ASF an not our own
>>separate project.
> 
> Isn't that Google's decision?

No, I think it's Derby's decision as the project. I would prefer to be
part of the ASF effort.

>>It sounds like last year ASF arranged it with all the projects within
>>ASF and there was a collaborative set of projects.  I understand this
>>makes sense, but I feel kind of bummed, now we have to compete for
>>attention from all the other ASF projects, it was kind of nice being top

I don't think there will be competition that would preclude Derby
projects or participation -- how many java databases are there at apache?

 -jean

>>level.  But I totally it would look bad and unfair for us to be at the
>>top and nobody else from ASF.  So I'll work on this.
> 
> 
> Not sure what's bad or unfair about it, the Derby project was just more
> pro-active (through David VC) in dealing with Google.
> 
> Dan.
> 
> 


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