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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Making Derby a top level Apache project
Date Wed, 17 Oct 2007 23:53:59 GMT
Rick Hillegas wrote:
> Recently, the DB PMC discussed whether we should make Derby a top level 
> Apache project. The consensus seemed to be that a) Derby is mature 
> enough to be a top level project, b) no-one felt passionately one way or 
> another, c) therefore this decision should be left to the Derby 
> community. It seemed to me that the major argument for promoting Derby 
> to be a top level project was
> + This would increase Derby's visibility.
> The major argument against promoting Derby to the top level was
> - This would force us to rototill our website.

Just to note that all of the above is Rick's opinion and not any 
official position of the DB-PMC.

I personally think there was at least one reason given that was more 
significant that updating the web-site. Since the discussions on DB-PMC 
are private I'll leave it to the individual who raised it there to raise 
it here if they so desire.


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