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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Tashi report for January 2013
Date Thu, 10 Jan 2013 20:56:55 GMT
Michael,

Please if at all possible post a report to this effect, and then hold
a community vote on retirement.

--benson


On Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 2:07 PM, Michael Stroucken <mxs+apache@cmu.edu> wrote:
> On 10.01.13 11:11, Craig L Russell wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> The Tashi report is missing. There doesn't appear to be any activity in
>> the project. The last activity was around the previous incubator report.
>>
>> Anyone around here?
>
> Hi Craig,
>
> I just got back from a two week trip. I think Richard may have written a
> report in my absence.
>
> But I feel that the project should be retired. The current state of the
> project provides something that works, but other projects in this field have
> more mindshare, and their code update and bug fix rate is much higher.
>
> I don't think association with Apache will provide much mutual future
> benefit. Three years ago, when Tashi began incubation, Tashi was one of the
> first projects to address the sharing of computing power, and was indeed
> groundbreaking. But the project received only negligible promotion from one
> of the groups initially sponsoring it, and other endeavours quickly gained
> features and mindshare. Tashi still has several advantages over them, but I
> as main contributor over the last year have moved on to other primary
> challenges, and feel that hosting on Sourceforge or Github would be more
> useful for a slow-moving project. Receiving fixes, gaining regular
> contributors and making releases should also be easier to effect outside of
> Apache.
>
> Greetings,
> Michael.
>
>
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