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From Mark Struberg <strub...@yahoo.de>
Subject AW: Re: What's the difference between dormant and retired?
Date Mon, 27 May 2013 19:24:39 GMT


+1 for this interpretation


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John D. Ament schrieb am Mo., 27. Mai 2013 21:17 MESZ:

>I think the terms mean different things, from the incubator perspective.
>
>Dormant - we're not active enough right now for a full community, but
>believe later on we can build it back up.
>Retired - we've given up all hope of becoming a TLP, instead we think it's
>best to archive the code/move it to github/move it to bitbucket and allow
>others who want to work on it to just grab it and go.
>
>Just my 2 cents..
>
>
>On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 2:10 PM, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 7:40 PM, Alan Cabrera <list@toolazydogs.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Yeah, I like the word dormant as well.  Should we rename them all to
>> dormant?
>>
>> +1 from me. So far I don't see any difference in the end.
>>
>>
>>
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> > Alan
>> >
>> > On May 27, 2013, at 10:32 AM, Upayavira <uv@odoko.co.uk> wrote:
>> >
>> > I think it was just a question of 'retiring' sounding too final. Using
>> > the word 'dormant' was less threatening, and made it more feasible for
>> > the podlings to go, well, dormant.
>> >
>> > Upayavira
>> >
>> > On Mon, May 27, 2013, at 05:39 PM, Alan Cabrera wrote:
>> >> They kinda sound the same.  Why didn't podlings want to retire?  Does
>> >> anyone know?
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Regards,
>> >> Alan
>> >>
>> >> On May 27, 2013, at 9:14 AM, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> I asked the same question in july 2011, and got a response from Henri
>> >> Yandell which I repost here:
>> >>
>> >> "Given the PPMC is closed down, I think it has to be retired.
>> >>
>> >> Dormant implies a PPMC is taking some time off.
>> >>
>> >> Basically this is a larger version of "don't be afraid to delete a
>> >> line of code; it's in version control".
>> >>
>> >> Hen"
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 5:38 PM, Alan Cabrera <adc@toolazydogs.com>
>> wrote:
>> >>> Looking at the podlings.xml and it's not clear to me what the
>> difference is.  I'm sure I neglected to read some documentation bit.
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> Regards,
>> >>> Alan
>> >>>
>> >>>
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