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From Steven Noels <stev...@outerthought.org>
Subject Fwd: [Summary ]Re: [TEST+VOTE] Lenya 1.2 Release
Date Fri, 11 Jun 2004 11:37:52 GMT
sorry, wrong list

Begin forwarded message:

> On 11 Jun 2004, at 10:44, Rolf Kulemann wrote:
>
>>> "No single organization supplies more than 50% of the active 
>>> committers
>>> (must be at least 3 independent committers)"
>>>
>>> Ok, we have 3 independent but in total we are 10.
>>> That means wyona supplies 66.6%.
>>> ...or did I miss something?
>
>
>> Maybe we can count the inactive non wyona commiters as independent 
>> ones?
>
> I don't think one needs to precisely calculate percentages. nor add 
> non-active committers to tweak the numbers - this happened already 
> when the project was accepted as an incubatee.
>
> The real question is: is the future of Lenya, the community project, 
> still tied into the future of Wyona, Inc? What happens if Wyona goes 
> bust? Who is the driving force behind Lenya: Wyona or the Lenya 
> community? Who exercises control over project evolution?
>
> If the community is able to show that Lenya can evolve freely, untied 
> from the bounds with Wyona, the Lenya community project can ask for 
> incubation exit.
>
> As for my personal IMHO, I think Lenya has been residing in the 
> incubator for much too long. Only with the addition of several 
> non-Wyona committers, the urge to exit started to appear. This shows 
> (to me) that Lenya is becoming independent from Wyona, and is a much 
> clearer indication of meeting incubation exit criteria than counting 
> committers beans.
>
> </Steven>
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