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From "Davanum Srinivas" <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Graduate Tuscany as a top level project
Date Tue, 23 Oct 2007 14:32:08 GMT
Just one example of the community bending over back wards to
accomodate Jim and Jeremy

http://www.mail-archive.com/tuscany-dev@ws.apache.org/msg05118.html

Please search for "chianti" in the archives to get the background.
Basically the trunk was abandoned and the revolutionary "fork" was
accepted *JUST* for community reasons.

thanks,
dims

On 10/23/07, Davanum Srinivas <davanum@gmail.com> wrote:
> Noel,
>
> FYI, I could plainly see who was working hard to co-exist and who
> wasnt'. IMHO, the people who left clearly did not want to
> play/participate. It was sacrilege to do anything that was against
> their mental model of things had to work.
>
> My 2 cents.
>
> -- dims
>
> On 10/23/07, Noel J. Bergman <noel@devtech.com> wrote:
> > Jim Marino wrote:
> >
> > > About seven months ago, BEA decided to pursue an alternative
> > > direction with the other active independents working on SCA
> > > at the time when our goals diverged from others in the community.
> > > Speaking for BEA, we made it clear on multiple occasions that
> > > while we wished Tuscany success, given the divergent interests,
> > > we were satisfied with our decision to participate elsewhere.
> > > It is unlikely we will revisit this decision in the future.
> >
> > This should be a cautionary tale to communities if a project cannot serve
> > the interests of all its members.
> >
> >         --- Noel
> >
> >
> >
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> --
> Davanum Srinivas :: http://davanum.wordpress.com
>


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