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From "Mattmann, Chris A (388J)" <>
Subject Re: SVN source structure for Apache cTAKES?
Date Fri, 20 Jul 2012 19:02:41 GMT
Hi Steve,

On Jul 20, 2012, at 11:49 AM, Steven Bethard wrote:

> On Jul 20, 2012, at 12:46 PM, Mattmann, Chris A (388J) wrote:
>> On Jul 20, 2012, at 10:59 AM, Chen, Pei wrote:
>>> Sounds good. We'll start this over the next several weeks (after the current
cTAKES 2.6 release).
>> Can you shed some light here? 
>> What current release are you talking about? I would encourage you not to duplicate
>> development especially while you now have a project at the ASF incubator called Apache
>> cTakes (incubating). Moreover, releasing software at the external, pre-Apache community
>> can potentially cause confusion (and maintenance woes) downstream especially for

>> Apache cTAKES and can cause folks to just not come here or avoid coming here at all
>> from a user and developer perspective.
>> I'd really as a mentor like to know more about what's going on here, so hopefully
>> (or someone else involved) can shed some light.
> Pei can give you the full answer, but my impression was that the goal was to make one
final release of cTAKES at the old location before the refactoring, etc. for Apache begins.
Then all future releases would be from Apache.

Hmm, was this mentioned in the Incubator proposal? 

if so, sorry that I missed it -- if not, why not? 


Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
Senior Computer Scientist
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA

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