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From Geertjan Wielenga <geertjan.wiele...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache NetBeans Incubator Proposal
Date Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:25:47 GMT
Yes, I think this is outside the scope of this discussion. The WHY is
defined clearly: netbeans.org/community/apache-incubator.html

Feel free to drop me a mail off-thread about this.

Gj

On Thu, Sep 15, 2016 at 5:07 PM, Mitch Claborn <mitch_ml@claborn.net> wrote:

> I'm very new in this type of thing. I have zero experience with ASF, etc,
> so if this is out of line, please forgive and I'll keep silent.
>
> I've seen a lot of discussion about the HOW in terms of moving NetBeans to
> the Apache project, but not much/any discussion about WHY. I'm not a
> NetBeans coder/contributor, but simply someone who uses it 8+ hours per day
> in my normal job.
>
> My main question is: will moving NetBeans to Apache result in a better
> product for people like me? If so, what particular aspects of moving will
> make that happen? Are there other projects that have made a similar move
> and experienced higher quality as a result?
>
>
> Mitch
>
>
> On 09/15/2016 07:15 AM, Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
>
>> Hi Incubator PMC,
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 13, 2016 at 9:40 AM, Geertjan Wielenga
>> <geertjan.wielenga@googlemail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> ... https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/NetBeansProposal ...
>>>
>>
>> At this point I ask anyone with concerns or questions that haven't
>> been addressed so far and would prevent us from voting on this
>> proposal to chime in.
>>
>> Based on the discussions in this thread we have added Mark Struberg
>> and Jim Jagielski to the proposal as mentors. Daniel Gruno mentioned
>> the need for someone from ASF infra as a mentor, if needed it's easy
>> to add a mentor later, or Daniel just confirm if you want to join.
>> Emmanuel L├ęcharny was unsure and hasn't confirmed AFAICS, he can also
>> be removed from the list later on easily if he wants to leave, that's
>> no big deal.
>>
>> I have changed the SIR03 special infrastructure requirement (migration
>> of plugins.netbeans.org) to exclude it from the incubation process as
>> discussed here - we have envisioned possible solutions and realized
>> that incubating NetBeans is not necessarily dependent on that, and I
>> think the project can address this in due time.
>>
>> Are there other things to discuss that might affect our vote on
>> accepting NetBeans?
>>
>> I'm planning to start the vote in about 24 hours unless things still
>> need to be discussed.
>>
>> -Bertrand
>>
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