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From Robert Burrell Donkin <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Actively retiring projects
Date Mon, 16 Jan 2012 11:51:40 GMT
On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 11:38 AM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 9:43 AM, ant elder <ant.elder@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 12:12 PM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Projects like PDFBox
>>> or River are living examples of how active mentoring can turn around
>>> the fortunes of a project.
>>
>> I'm sure the mentoring was ace but a large amount of why River turned
>> around was down to its participants, without them and what they did no
>> amount of mentoring would have fixed it.
>
> Obviously.
>
>> River incubated for four and a half years, and during that time had
>> quite some "nothing much going on" type reports.
>>
>> If some of the recent suggestion were actual Incubator policy River
>> would be at GitHub.
>
> Which suggestions? As has been repeatedly pointed out by Sam, all
> that's being proposed here are ways to better detect and solve such
> problems, which is exactly what happened with River

Terminating projects with active communities is the area of active dispute

Robert

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