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From Mohammad Nour El-Din <nour.moham...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Actively retiring projects (was: Incubator Board Report November 2011)
Date Sun, 20 Nov 2011 13:13:32 GMT
On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 8:23 AM, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 12:36 PM, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 11:41 PM, Noel J. Bergman <noel@devtech.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> We are, however, recognizing that we've had growth issues of our own.
>  As
> >> David Crossley pointed out, he made mistakes last month related to the
> >> Reporting Schedule, and we continue to have issues.  The Incubator is
> almost
> >> as big as the rest of the ASF combined.  David posted a plot chart
> >> reflecting our growth: http://incubator.apache.org/history/
> >
> > Excellent plot chart.  As with most plot charts, the end result is a
> > Rorschach test.  I'll tell you what I (personally) see in this chart:
> > a failure to perform garbage collection.  My personal perspective is
> > that incubation shouldn't generally take more than a year.  That
> > doesn't mean that there won't be exceptions, and in a few rare cases,
> > some that go well beyond that arbitrary time limit, but the point is
> > that those should be the exception rather than the rule.
>
> Now that time is freeing up a tiny bit, I need to document a thread
> from August that would put pressure on projects who haven't done their
> IP handling. I'm less worried about a podling who haven't graduated
> after 12 months and more worried about a podling who haven't managed
> to get their CLAs right within 3 months. We still have far too many
> podlings who haven't signed off on that (first) part of their
> incubation.
>
> So +1 in sentiment, but a different focus.
>

+1 on the same point


>
> Hen
>
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- Mohammad Nour
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