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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: Update README for retired podlings?
Date Thu, 02 Nov 2017 22:17:12 GMT


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> On Nov 2, 2017, at 3:08 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> On 2 November 2017 at 21:07, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:
>> Actually when the podling is retired the SVN and or GIT must be deleted. It’s mean,
but if people cared they could have contributed and kept it going.
> 
> Huh?
> 
> The website is deleted, but AFAIK SVN/Git is just made read-only.

I guess I may be wrong and misremembering something Greg Stein wrote in the past.

Regards,
Dave

> 
>> Regards,
>> Dave
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>>> On Nov 2, 2017, at 1:56 PM, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Should the Apache Incubator update the README on all retired podlings, to
>>> more clearly indicate their retired status?
>>> 
>>> For example, from the README at https://github.com/apache/incubator-pirk ,
>>> it's not obvious that the podling is retired.
>>> 
>>> I know there's a RETIRED.txt file, but that's easily overlooked. I suggest
>>> the Incubator PMC updating the retired projects' README's with an
>>> indication that the podling is retired, perhaps with a link to an
>>> explanation of what that means:
>>> https://incubator.apache.org/guides/retirement.html#what_is_retirement
>>> 
>>> For example, simply inserting the following line at the top of retired
>>> podlings README's may suffice:
>>> 
>>>   This project is [retired](
>>> https://incubator.apache.org/guides/retirement.html#what_is_retirement)
>>> 
>>> I don't think this is a big deal, but might be something nice to do.
>>> Another option is to stop mirroring retired podlings to GitHub, but that
>>> just seems mean.
>> 
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