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From Matt Sergeant <m...@sergeant.org>
Subject Re: Fwd: [IMPORTANT] Apache AxKit to be retired
Date Fri, 31 Jul 2009 18:48:05 GMT
I don't understand what that means.

On Thu, 30 Jul 2009, Henri Yandell wrote:

> And with all the senders :)
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Henri Yandell <bayard@apache.org>
> Date: Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 12:04 PM
> Subject: Re: [IMPORTANT] Apache AxKit to be retired
> To: general@attic.apache.org
>
>
> As part of going into the attic a banner gets stuck at the top of the
> page. Check out hivemind.apache.org. Basically a search and replace
> insert after the body tag.
>
> Ideally the same would be done there. I'm assuming axkit.org isn't on
> people.apache.org :)
>
> Hen
>
> On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 1:09 PM, Matt Sergeant<matt@sergeant.org> wrote:
>> Sorry for lack of replies lately - as you can see the project has languished
>> completely and the attic seems reasonable.
>>
>> I don't have any particular reason to object.
>>
>> What needs to happen to the site at axkit.org? Is a notice that the project
>> is no longer active enough?
>>
>> On Tue, 28 Jul 2009, Gianugo Rabellino wrote:
>>
>>> (general@ and private@, apologies for double posting this - I mistyped
>>> the axkit-dev address in my original message)
>>>
>>> Dear AxKit community,
>>>
>>> this is a message from the XML Project Management Committee, who is
>>> responsible for the oversight of the Apache AxKit project, and it
>>> requires your full attention.
>>>
>>> The PMC noticed a general slowdown of activities in the project and,
>>> more importantly, your PMC representative (Matt Sergeant) has failed
>>> to report about the project status in the last few quarterly reports.
>>> According to the Apache Software Foundation rules, this is a serious
>>> problem, and the PMC is about to run a formal vote to retire the AxKit
>>> project by having it formally enter the Attic. The main consequence of
>>> retiring the project is that no further development activity and/or
>>> releases will be permitted, and the project will enter a "dormant"
>>> state. The process is, to some extent, reversible, but if you believe
>>> there is a good reason to keep the project alive, this is a great time
>>> to let us know. More information the attic process and what it entails
>>> is available at http://attic.apache.org.
>>>
>>> Please consider this as a last call. If you are willing to interrupt
>>> the Attic process, please speak up now. In case we don't hear from you
>>> in 72 hours, we will start a formal vote on the PMC list and we will
>>> get the ball rolling.
>>>
>>> Many thanks,
>>>
>>> --
>>> Gianugo Rabellino
>>> Sourcesense, making sense of Open Source: http://www.sourcesense.com
>>> (blogging at http://www.rabellino.it/blog/)
>>>
>>>
>>
>
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