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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <l...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject Re: Thoughts on Umbrellas, Federations, and Communication
Date Wed, 08 Mar 2006 17:06:47 GMT
Noel J. Bergman wrote:
>
> ASF projects are supposed to be about a community managing a project.  So
> the warning signs include large disjoint communities, e.g., Jakarta, the old
> XML project (which, itself, was a Jakarta spin-off), etc.
>
> So, good project boundaries are considered to be administrative, rather than
> ontological.  On the other hand, there are good reasons for considering
> ontological domains.  And as we disband umbrella projects, we have been
> losing
> communication within ontological domains that cross the administative (TLP)
> boundaries.
>
> One of thing things that the we need to look at is how to improve
> communication across projects.  Perhaps having some ontological mailing
> lists would be part of a solution.
>
> What ideas and views do others have?
>   

If I have to troll another mailing list to keep abreast of what's going 
on in ASF, I'll shoot myself.  How can we minimize the amount of work to 
be done?



Regards,
Alan




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