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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Forrest graduation from Xml.Apache
Date Wed, 28 Apr 2004 04:24:56 GMT
Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> Some weeks ago, he Xml Project has proposed to the board a plan of 
> reorganization. It contemplated the possible spinoff of Forrest to 
> Cocoon, but preliminar discussions with Cocoon members have showed that 
> maybe another option would be better: going top level.
> This would create a Project, with it's own PMC and 
> voting guidelines. We can still decide to keep SVN open to Cocoon 
> committers as we do now, and keep on doing development like now, except 
> that we will have a PMC and report to the board, which is how Projects 
> in Apache were thought to function from the start.
> If we decide to try this route we shall vote for it and ask the XML PMC 
> and board for it.

We have mostly governed ourselves anyway. Neither the Xml PMC
nor the Cocoon PMC seem to do much to assist us. I think that
all Apache projects should be top-level.

Yes, i reckon that we are robust enough to do it on our own.


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