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From Jeff Turner <>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Forrest graduation from Xml.Apache
Date Wed, 28 Apr 2004 05:01:51 GMT
On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 12:31:48PM +0200, 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.

AFAIK the main purpose of a PMC is sorting out legal cruft.  Since
Forrest is mostly a Cocoon distribution, Forrest legal issues are Cocoon
legal issues, and it would make sense for Forrest to be a Cocoon


> -- 
> Nicola Ken Barozzi         
>             - verba volant, scripta manent -
>    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)
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