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From Simon Pepping <spepp...@leverkruid.eu>
Subject Re: Status report for August 2009
Date Mon, 10 Aug 2009 18:46:19 GMT
On Sun, Aug 09, 2009 at 11:44:00AM +0200, Jeremias Maerki wrote:
> How about (under the general comments section):
> The XML Graphics project is one of those projects which don't profit
> from any hype topics to attract many new contributors but have a lot of
> users. Batik and FOP have been around since 1999 (note the 10-year
> anniversary later this year). So far in 2009, 3 committers are active on
> the Batik codebase, 7 on FOP codebase. In the case of Batik these 3 are
> the same since 2005. No additions, but so far luckily no drop-offs.
> We're a little concerned (but not alarmed, yet) that a slightly growing
> number of patches don't get processed in reasonable time. Also, we have
> to get better at turning regular contributors into committers.

I added this with a rephrasing of the first sentence, some language
corrections, and a move of one sentence.



Simon Pepping

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