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From Omar Gonzalez <>
Subject Re: What would it take to move to Git?
Date Tue, 14 Aug 2012 15:34:14 GMT
On Tuesday, August 14, 2012, Guthmann, Scott wrote:

> > I'm not assuming we'll moving to GIT right away but as Bertrand
> mentioned, we need to work as a team and if PPMC members aren't able to
> find a strategy for Apache Flex when it comes to source control, how is it
> going to work for code additions/changes?
> I think João is pointing out something important that I think we must
> understand as a group. It is a judgment call when / if the Mentors decide
> the project is ready to graduate from Podling to Project or not. I do not
> know what our Mentors are thinking - but my guess is that these are some of
> the things they are probably looking for from our project.
> 1) Are we able to make strategic decisions as a group correctly that give
> the Flex project the best chance for success over the long term?
> 2) When good advice (help) is given, are we willing to take it?
> 3) Do we act like a team and make decisions for the good of the team even
> when our own preferences are not being used?
> 4) Do we have a group of active & participating PPMC members who are
> actually committed to the project?
> 5) Today, we still require corporate support and mentoring to sustain the
> project. If the support and mentoring were removed, what would happen?
> In my view, we still seem like a disparate group of individuals who are
> most comfortable working alone or on small groups with great amounts of
> autonomy. We are not a team yet & our Flex project isn't self-sustaining.
> My evidence is this conversation debating the relative merits of our
> options and the reasoning each commenter has given.

So you're saying we should just all shut up and do as the mentors say for
the sake of graduating?

I think the fact that 95 msgs have been posted to this thread shows
commitment and an effort to become a team. How else do you propose we come
to decisions? Mentors won't be here forever...


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