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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: proposal: modify incubation application process to require a reference to the code itself
Date Mon, 12 Jul 2004 10:07:49 GMT
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Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> It seems to me that any honest assessment of the merit of
> accepting a proposal should include a look at the code itself, if only to
> get a gut-check on how maintainable and evolveable that codebase might be
> going forward.

why?  if the idea excites people but the code sucks, are we going to
turn it down?

> Many proposals have provided just such a link despite it
> not being required.  Requiring it would also avoid the situation where
> someone says "if Apache approves it *then* I'll release the code".

why do we want to avoid this situation?  what business of it is ours
if the submitter wants to entrust their baby to us and only to us?
we should say no when given such an expression of confidence?
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#ken	P-)}

Ken Coar, Sanagendamgagwedweinini  http://Ken.Coar.Org/
Author, developer, opinionist      http://Apache-Server.Com/

"Millennium hand and shrimp!"
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