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From "Bruce Snyder" <bruce.sny...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Killing the incubator m2 repository
Date Thu, 15 Mar 2007 22:01:15 GMT
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
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