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From Gilles <gil...@harfang.homelinux.org>
Subject Re: [ALL] Volunteers for a Math IPMC?
Date Fri, 17 Jun 2016 22:35:58 GMT
On Fri, 17 Jun 2016 08:51:36 -0700, Ted Dunning wrote:
> Excuse me?
>
> See inline.
>
>
>
> On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 7:50 AM, Gilles 
> <gilles@harfang.homelinux.org>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi all.
>>
>> On Tue, 14 Jun 2016 11:01:13 -0700, Ralph Goers wrote:
>>
>>> I thought this had been made clear.  Several months Commons voted 
>>> to
>>> make Math a TLP. But shortly after that most of the people involved
>>> with Commons Math felt that a TLP at the ASF would not work for 
>>> them,
>>> so they forked the project and left, effectively voiding the TLP 
>>> vote
>>> since the proposed PMC is no longer valid.  There is one person 
>>> left
>>> who was very involved in Commons Math and a few other people who 
>>> have
>>> expressed interest in joining the new community.
>>>
>>> So this is a situation where we have an already existing code base
>>> where a lot of the people left are not familiar with quite a bit of
>>> it.  The new group of people who are interested are trying to
>>> determine how they should move forward. There is some talk of 
>>> breaking
>>> Commons Math into smaller components and possibly dropping some 
>>> where
>>> there is no one to maintain it.
>>>
>>
>> The "Commons" project not being interested in hosting those 
>> components,
>> is the "incubator" a good place for the developers wishing to go in 
>> that
>> direction?
>>
>
> Perhaps before we move to next steps, could you provide some links to 
> the
> discussion where it was decided that Commons is not interested in 
> hosting
> these components?

I proposed to concretely examine this possibility in more than
one message:
   http://markmail.org/message/ye6wvqvlvnqe4qrp
   http://markmail.org/message/3gupcednhqtcfepw
   http://markmail.org/message/3kob7djjicax6rgn
   http://markmail.org/message/7rb2mxq7hhwzykvr

And again in another thread:
   http://markmail.org/message/fnlta2ttfne3aj5f

>>
>> What's the next step?
>>
>
> Let's get to a common understanding of what went before.

Even that seems impossible. :-(


Gilles


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