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From Niall Pemberton <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Accept Aries proposal for incubation
Date Wed, 16 Sep 2009 08:32:36 GMT
On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 11:43 PM, Niclas Hedhman <> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 9:07 PM, Jim Jagielski <> wrote:
>> After much thought, I am voting -1 for 1 main reason.
>> 1: From the get-go, this appears headed towards an umbrella project.
>>   Too many ways to justify "yeah, this belongs here" and far too
>>   few ways to justify "nope, this doesn't quite fit in". So
>>   whether TLP or part of Felix (as was the discussion), this appears
>>   too comprehensive.
> This comment surprised me enough to read this proposal again, and I
> have to agree with Jim. On one hand, the proposal starts out to speak
> of "current and future EEG specifications", but then becomes very blur
> of what that really means. Components, not solutions, not a server,
> not a framework, but "components" could as Jim points out mean
> everything (or at least anything one can stick in a Bundle in OSGi
> lingo).
> Does it warrants a -1? Yes, I think it does. But considering how many
> PMC members are on the roster, I doubt it will stop anything.
> -1 from me, until I see a limitation in scope that is "describable"...
> I like the intent, but not the formulation. Look at your current
> plans, distill the essence and put that in the proposal.

IMO this is more a graduation issue, rather than something that should
prevent entry to the incubator - since thats when destination is
decided. There are many possible outcomes from that - perhaps some
parts will go to felix and others to a new TLP(s) - but I say lets see
how it works out during graduation rather than shooting it down now.



> Cheers
> --
> Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer

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