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From David Nalley <da...@gnsa.us>
Subject Re: Preliminary NetBeans cost findings
Date Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:11:03 GMT
On Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 11:21 AM, Geertjan Wielenga
<geertjan.wielenga@googlemail.com> wrote:
> We're actively discussing with various organizations about the future home
> of plugins.netbeans.org. We'd certainly not want to go into the future
> without our Plugin Portal and plugins, there's no point in pointing out to
> the NetBeans community the importance of its plugins. :-) I am comfortable
> that we'll find a home for them in one organization or another. We have no
> intention nor any expectation that Apache will be the future home for
> plugins.netbeans.org, in the same way as Maven's plugins etc are also not
> hosted on Apache.
>
> Hope the above helps,
>

It helps, but ultimately, if the project is going to come to the ASF,
the Foundation will have to sign off on the terms of any such
agreement once it comes to the ASF. I know what we have a bit of a
chicken-egg situation[1] , so I'd urge you to have someone involved
from the ASF side - your champion looks to be in an ideal place to
help there.


[1] http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/a+chicken+and+egg+situation


--David

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