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From "Matthias Wessendorf" <mat...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Kabuki and Apache process
Date Thu, 08 Jun 2006 18:39:05 GMT
But since there is no signal, I think it is not a good thing.
Let's wait for a while, but other projects in incubator have a better
growing community.

Just my $0.02

-Matthias

On 6/8/06, Yoav Shapira <yoavs@apache.org> wrote:
> Hola,
>
> >   I am curious of how Apache Incubator works and whether there are rules (written
rules or generally understood rules without being written down) governing issues like:
> >   1. How a project can be accepted into Incubator;
> >   2. How a project should be started once accepted (how soon, what kind of activity,
etc).
> >   3. What happens for situations like Kabuki? Should a project be removed from Apache?
>
> There's some rules written down at
> http://incubator.apache.org/incubation/Incubation_Policy.html and
> other documents on the incubator.apache.org site.
>
> Once accepted, we typically work on intellectual property clearance
> and setting up infrastructure (source code repository, mailing lists,
> etc.) for the project.  Once that's done, work can continue on the
> project using ASF infrastructure: commits into the ASF repository,
> releases from ASF mirrors, etc.  Most activity that can be done on a
> normal project can also be done on an incubating project, subject to
> some additional oversight and checks / criteria, such as clearly
> indicating the incubation status of the project in releases.
>
> For situations like Kabuki, a number of things may happen, as I
> understand it.  It could still turn out in a positive manner, if more
> people indicate interest and start actively working on the project.
> It could end up like Axion or Depot, which were "retired from
> incubation" (see http://incubator.apache.org/projects/index.html).  Or
> somewhere in the middle...
>
> Yoav
>
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