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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: Update README for retired podlings?
Date Fri, 03 Nov 2017 03:13:06 GMT


Sent from my iPhone

> On Nov 2, 2017, at 7:06 PM, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> On Thu, Nov 2, 2017 at 6:17 PM Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>>>> 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.
>> 
> 
> I'm not even sure I agree with deleting the websites.  It was a project.
> Now it's not.  That doesn't mean the information should no longer be
> available.  But not sure the resources need to be covered.

Either the IPMC should review the policy or we should ask the board to set/confirm the policy
for “retired” podlings.

Regards,
Dave

> 
> 
>> 
>> 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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