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From Davanum Srinivas <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: What is a healthy community? WAS: log4net 1.2.9 beta release
Date Sat, 12 Mar 2005 19:18:03 GMT
Roy, Team,

what if all 3 (people who can +1 a release) have the same employer? 

-- dims


On Sat, 12 Mar 2005 10:53:15 -0800, Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:
> On the contrary, the rule is that you must have at least three
> binding +1 votes from the PMC in order to make a release of anything.
> 
> I don't believe in umbrella projects, so from my perspective log4net
> is just one subdirectory in logging.  If logging wants to take
> responsibility for it and logging has at least 3 people willing
> to +1 its releases, then I don't see how keeping it in incubator
> will help.  If logging later loses interest in the project, then
> there won't be 3 +1s to do a release, the code will remain static,
> and we are no worse off than if that code had died within incubator.
> In any case, it is far more likely to gain community once it
> leaves incubator, so making "community" a requirement for graduating
> a subdirectory of an existing project is self-defeating.
> 
> ....Roy
> 
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Davanum Srinivas - http://webservices.apache.org/~dims/

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