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From Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanj...@opensource.lk>
Subject Re: Fwd: [PROPOSAL] Apache TSIK
Date Mon, 23 May 2005 16:31:10 GMT
Um, sure .. that's one way to make sure my concerns are addressed before
they're let off the hook ;-).

Sanjiva.

On Mon, 2005-05-23 at 11:04 -0400, Davanum Srinivas wrote:
> Sanjiva,
> 
> Yep. That is the role of a mentor to guide the new project and "build
> meaningful ties". Do you want to sign up? :)
> 
> thanks,
> dims
> 
> On 5/23/05, Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@opensource.lk> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2005-05-23 at 20:05 +1000, Berin Lautenbach wrote:
> > > > - If yes, I am concerned having a permanent split is not the most
> > > > healthy thing for the Apache developer community.
> > >
> > > Is there anything intrinsically wrong with a different implementation of
> > > the same stuff in the ASF?
> > 
> > At the core of that question, of course not.
> > 
> > > One of the things that *might* be interesting, would be to look at each
> > > component and see where we can merge things together to come up with an
> > > even better whole.
> > 
> > This is a tautological kind of position that I possibly cannot argue
> > against :-).
> > 
> > However ...
> > 
> > *If* there was some cross participation in the projects of the people
> > coming in, then I agree this would be the expected outcome. However,
> > when you take an existing, active, Apache project (area) and inject a
> > brand new parallel path with two committers who appear to be new to
> > Apache and have no experience in the Apache codebase(s) (of necessity as
> > they had to do a cleanroom impl for their org I'll bet), then IMO its
> > not a healthy thing for our community.
> > 
> > I guess it depends on how you define community - to me its *first* the
> > current community and 2nd the people injecting some code into ASF.
> > 
> > I would prefer to see us put a requirement that during incubation the
> > project must build meaningful ties into the other WS projects - via
> > cross committers and interdependency. That requires the marriage that
> > you envision (and which I, of course, agree with) to occur before the
> > project can be considered to have passed incubation.
> > 
> > Sanjiva.
> > 
> > 
> > 
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