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From "Robert Burrell Donkin" <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: reviving a failed incubation project (was: moving a failed incubation project)
Date Sat, 26 Jan 2008 16:29:12 GMT
On Jan 25, 2008 9:18 PM, Roland Weber <rolandw@apache.org> wrote:
> Noel J. Bergman wrote:
> >
> > Normally, I would suggest that if we have people wanting to work on a
> > project, that we bring it back to life here.

+1

> I'm curious how this is supposed to happen? We recently had
> two independent inquiries [1,2] of people wanting to work on
> a failed incubator project called Lucene4c.[3] Searching in
> the archives uncovers some more. Since I felt that the first
> inquiry I noticed didn't get a suitable response, I wrote
> up my personal view of the problem.[4] It is rather gloomy,
> and nobody here was inclined to share a more positive view.

perhaps a little more structured would be good, maybe something as
simple as a sign up sheet on the wiki. apache traditionally has the
rule-of-three: 3 developers are enough to form a community. once there
are three volunteers, a lightweght restart could be attempted.

- robert

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