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From Joachim Dreimann <joachim.dreim...@wandisco.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Bloodhound Graduation
Date Tue, 05 Feb 2013 10:40:59 GMT
On 4 February 2013 17:27, Peter Koželj <peter@digiverse.si> wrote:

> For community diversity we need to excite more users and contributors and
> you do not get one without the other.
> I seems a bit like a chicken and egg problem.
>
> To be honest, it is hard to "sell" Bloodhound to users with a straight
> face.
> 1. We do not offer much new to current Trac users with additional drawbacks
> of being a bit behind the latest Trac version,
>     risk of plugin compatibility problems and even some new usability
> quirks for a good measure
> 2. To anyone not satisfied with what Trac has to offer, we can not give
> more than promises right now
>
> On the other hand the features are coming, maybe we should focus more on
> "advertising" what we are working on than on what has just been released a
> day ago? We could start with http://issues.apache.org/bloodhound


I think advertising the stuff we work on is important and for now our best
way to attract more contributors. Community diversity is paramount.

- Joe


>
> Peter
>
> On 4 February 2013 17:54, Gary Martin <gary.martin@wandisco.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > The issue of graduation has come up a few times in recent months and so
> it
> > looks like it is about time to discuss this in more detail and determine
> > what is left to do to achieve this.
> >
> > It seems that, unless I have missed something, the only issues left to
> > resolve are:
> >
> > 1. Community diversity
> > 2. Checking Bloodhound is a suitable name (see
> >    http://incubator.apache.org/**projects/bloodhound.html#**
> > Incubation+work+items<
> http://incubator.apache.org/projects/bloodhound.html#Incubation+work+items
> >
> >    for the work item)
> >
> > This appears to be partly backed up by the following thread from our
> after
> > our last report:
> >
> >    http://markmail.org/thread/**wvnk4w6z7e25rx2h<
> http://markmail.org/thread/wvnk4w6z7e25rx2h>
> >
> > note in particular Brane's reply to Jukka's message to see the frank
> > evaluation of the circumstances at the time. Since then Mark Poole has
> left
> > WANdisco and remains on the PPMC.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >     Gary
> >
> >
>



-- 
Joe Dreimann
UX Designer | WANdisco <http://www.wandisco.com/>
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