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From Ralph Goers <>
Subject [VOTE] Return Log4cxx to the Logging Services project
Date Sat, 11 Mar 2017 17:31:06 GMT
Log4cxx was originally a sub-project of the Logging Services. In 2013 several users became
frustrated that they were submitting patches but there were no committers who could apply
them. The Logging Services PMC was not comfortable making them committers as that would have
given them commit rights to all the Logging Services projects, which at that time were all
hosted in Subversion. As a consequence Log4cxx became an incubator project in hopes those
who had expressed interest would start actively contributing to the project. After 3 1/2 years
this has not had the hoped for result, although it does have more activity than it did prior
to entering the incubator.

The Logging Services PMC believes there is no longer a point to having Log4cxx remain in the
incubator. The one active committer on Log4cxx has been voted in as a Logging Services committer
and the PMC has voted [1] to move the project back to Logging Services. This is a vote for
the incubator to affirm that move. 

[] +1 Move the project back to Logging Services
[] +0 I don’t care where the project resides
[] -1 The project should remain in the incubator because …

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