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From "Davanum Srinivas" <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Killing the incubator m2 repository
Date Thu, 15 Mar 2007 22:17:06 GMT
Bruce,

We are not making it impossible for them to use...just making it a bit
conscious decision and flick a few switches.

-- dims

On 3/15/07, Bruce Snyder <bruce.snyder@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/15/07, Bruce Snyder <bruce.snyder@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 3/15/07, Davanum Srinivas <davanum@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Bruce,
> > >
> > > Please see below:
> > >
> > > Draft Policy(?):
> > > http://www.apache.org/dev/repository-faq.html
> > >
> > > Thread:
> > > http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=115669727800005&r=1&w=2
> > >
> > > First email:
> > > http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=incubator-general&m=115669716709268&w=2
> > >
> > > Please read this email:
> > > http://marc.info/?l=incubator-general&m=112355163632367&w=2
> > >
> > > In this thread:
> > > http://marc.info/?t=112326559200004&r=1&w=2
> >
> > Thanks, Dims. This info is exactly what I needed.
> >
> > After reading through the entire Thread, I am of the same opinion.
> > However, the message that completely, utterly threw me was Noel's
> > message stating:
> >
> > 'As I said, it is about balance.  The community that we most care about
> > during Incubation is the developer community, not the end-user community.  I
> > could go so far as to say that a bit of inconvenience for end-users is not a
> > bad thing because we don't want *widespread* adoption by end-users until the
> > project completes Incubation.  And we certainly want end-users to know what
> > they are getting into if/when they choose to adopt a project in the
> > Incubator.'
> >
> > So I looked back at the Incubator exit criteria and one of the
> > criteria to graduation is:
> >
> > 'Demonstrate an active and diverse development community'
> >
> > Where does this leave a project that enters to the Incubator with a
> > user community already? Further, where does this leave a project that
> > has been in the Incubator long enough to have developed a user
> > community?
>
> I know the answer to the second question is graduation - but what
> about the first one?
>
> Bruce
> --
> perl -e 'print unpack("u30","D0G)U8V4\@4VYY9&5R\"F)R=6-E+G-N>61E<D\!G;6%I;\"YC;VT*"
> );'
>
> Apache Geronimo - http://geronimo.apache.org/
> Apache ActiveMQ - http://activemq.org/
> Apache ServiceMix - http://servicemix.org/
> Castor - http://castor.org/
>
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-- 
Davanum Srinivas :: http://wso2.org/ :: Oxygen for Web Services Developers

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