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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@opendirective.com>
Subject Re: Actively retiring projects
Date Mon, 16 Jan 2012 09:30:13 GMT
On 16 January 2012 09:16, Robert Burrell Donkin
<robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 9:48 PM, Ross Gardler
> <rgardler@opendirective.com> wrote:
>> On 15 January 2012 20:55, Robert Burrell Donkin
>> <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 7:40 PM, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
>>>> +1
>>>
>>> Voting to terminate a project through lack of success sends a very
>>> clear message. Being 'terminated' is a very clear and public
>>> punishment, both for Mentors and for the project.
>>
>> I'm not sure why people (not just you Rob) are fixating on the idea of
>> voting to terminate a podling. That is currently and will always be an
>> action of last resort. It is not a new option. We've already done it
>> for failed projects.
>
> Can you give an example of a project with an active community that has
> been terminated in this way?

No - that is exactly my point. I can give an example of projects with
*inactive* communities that have been terminated. These proposals are
no different other than we should be able to identify such projects
more reliably (or see that what looks inactive today is actually
active).

Ross

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