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From J├╝rgen Schmidt <jogischm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Clarifying facts
Date Fri, 16 Mar 2012 08:19:24 GMT
On 3/13/12 6:40 PM, Joe Schaefer wrote:
> Yes it's looking pretty good now Ross.  I am
> still concerned about the level of commit activity
> being on the low-side but I'm hoping post-release
> things will pick up as the project starts to push
> towards 4.0.

Do you have noticed that we are in stabilization phase? From my pov a 
low commit rate is very good in such a phase and everything else would 
make me nervous ;-).

Juergen


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>> ________________________________
>> From: Ross Gardler<rgardler@opendirective.com>
>> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Sent: Tuesday, March 13, 2012 1:36 PM
>> Subject: Re: Clarifying facts
>>
>> On 13 March 2012 17:17, Dave Fisher<dave2wave@comcast.net>  wrote:
>>
>> ...
>>
>>>> The Apache OpenOffice project is still in incubation and has not yet requested
graduation to a TLP.
>>>
>>> A release is a prerequisite to graduation. Once a release has been made graduation
is next on the agenda. Our mentors can correct me if I am wrong, but we have likely met all
of the other requirements.
>>
>> Speaking as just one mentor I believe the PPMC is now functioning as a
>> healthy Apache PMC. Specifically:
>>
>> - the diversity requirement of the project has been met (in fact this
>> was the case on day one)
>>
>> - all discussions relating to project strategy now take place on the
>> public mailing lists
>>
>> - the voice of the lone contributor is as loud as the voice of any
>> other contributor
>>
>> - decisions are being taken by those who are ready, willing and able
>> to implement them
>>
>> - the community is rewarding those who earn merit with committership
>> in the project
>>
>> - participants are finding their natural place within the community
>> (this includes coders, testers, technical writers, forum admins,
>> translators and many more)
>>
>> - the community is learning to respect and reward non-code contributions
>>
>> - there is evidence of cross-project collaboration both into and out of AOO
>>
>> - AOO project members are appearing in the appropriate places around
>> the ASF to ensure full engagement with the foundation
>>
>> - mentors very rarely interject, unless specifically called upon
>>
>> - community members are learning not to feed trolls
>>
>> In summary, yes I think the AOO project is well on its way to
>> graduation. A release is a pre-requisite to graduation as that is the
>> point at which the ASF is able to assert that the code is fully
>> license compliant. Once the first release is complete I imagine
>> graduation will not be far behind.
>>
>> I look forward to seeing AOO code allowing the further adoption of ODF
>> alongside other great ODF related projects.
>>
>> Ross
>>
>>
>>


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