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From Craig L Russell <craig.russ...@oracle.com>
Subject Re: JSPWiki status (Was: jspwiki)
Date Sat, 13 Oct 2012 15:34:42 GMT

On Oct 13, 2012, at 8:19 AM, Craig L Russell wrote:

> Hi Jukka,
>
> On Oct 13, 2012, at 7:49 AM, Jukka Zitting wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 1:05 AM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com 
>> > wrote:
>>> JSPWiki has been troubled for quite some time.
>>
>> Following up on this and since JSPWiki is by far our oldest  
>> podling, I
>> felt it appropriate to summarize its status and outlook from the IPMC
>> perspective in this months board report. Here's my summary:
>>
>> JSPWiki is our oldest podling with over five years in the Incubator.
>> Activity in JSPWiki was very low for a few years and they've yet to
>> create their first Apache release. Earlier this year they discussed
>> leaving the Incubator and the ASF since they clearly weren't making
>> much progress. That discussion led to some revival of activity and
>> the decision to continue in the Incubator. Unfortunately the podling
>> no longer has enough active mentors, which has led to some trouble
>> with premature attempts at cutting releases or graduating. Despite
>> these troubles the podling is making progress, and with sufficient
>> help from the IPMC they might well become ready to graduate within
>> a few quarters.
>>
>> JSPWiki committers/mentors, does this sound like an accurate summary?
>
> Sounds fair enough. I'm still actively mentoring the project but  
> could it use some more mentors.

Correction: It could use some more mentors.
>
> The project is in the middle of cutting their first release, and we  
> all know that the first time is the hardest.
>
> The biggest issue regarding the release was the decision to *not*  
> release the 3.0 code base that had been the focus of previous efforts.
>
> If everyone stays focused, I believe that the project can graduate  
> within a few months after release.
>
> Craig
>>
>> BR,
>>
>> Jukka Zitting
>>
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> Craig L Russell
> Architect, Oracle
> http://db.apache.org/jdo
> 408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@oracle.com
> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
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Craig L Russell
Architect, Oracle
http://db.apache.org/jdo
408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@oracle.com
P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!


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