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From Roman Shaposhnik <ro...@shaposhnik.org>
Subject Re: Community building...
Date Tue, 03 Jul 2018 22:34:35 GMT
On Tue, Jul 3, 2018 at 1:38 AM, Niclas Hedhman <niclas@hedhman.org> wrote:
> Gang,
>
> One thing that we didn't manage to do as an Apache project was to build a
> community. On one hand Polygene is too different from "conventional
> programming" for people to get their head around it, and on the other hand
> Polygene is not fashionable in a world where everything is moving towards
> polyglotism, slow networked (micro)services and Hadoop jobs which has
> restrictive execution environments. People in general are falling back to
> "the grind" of doing a lot of monotonous work manually.
>
> Paul has more important priorities in life right now. Jiri and I are simply
> too busy with other things. And I think it is time to consider Polygene to
> be put into Attic.
>
> WDYAT?

That's obviously a real bummer :-( Even though I haven't had a chance myself
to use Polygene lately I've always felt that it was a very nicely done software.

Quick question: have you guys looked at Maven download stats around it?

Thanks,
Roman.

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