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From "Ted Leung" <twle...@sauria.com>
Subject Re: The organization of xml.apache.org
Date Wed, 04 Dec 2002 06:55:37 GMT
One way of looking at Jakarta Commons Sandbox is as a kind of incubator. So
you
could argue that those projects should move to incubation...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steven Noels" <stevenn@outerthought.org>
To: <general@xml.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 12:45 AM
Subject: Re: The organization of xml.apache.org


> Sam Ruby wrote:
>
> > Merge or diverge.  Having community boundaries distinct from PMC
> > boundaries is not sustainable.
>
> And what about Commons and Commons-Sandbox? One can imagine these as the
> refugee camps for smallish subprojects, without the 'community' to go
> toplevel.
>
> http://cvs.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/jakarta-commons/
> http://cvs.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/jakarta-commons-sandbox/
>
> might contain a lot of subprojects which doesn't fit your criteria
> sizewise. Should these all be put back to incubator stage? Or do they
> share a common 'Commons' community?
>
> I understand your point that a single PMC overlooking a lot of scattered
> projects doesn't scale. Still, I believe some of these smallish
> subprojects can share a common spirit, without sharing the developers
> community. Merging all of these will make them less visible to the
> outside world IMHO - meaning developers can meet, merge or exchange, but
> to prospective users it will all be one big sinkhole.
>
> </Steven>
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