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From Matt Sergeant <>
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 <>
> Date: Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 12:04 PM
> Subject: Re: [IMPORTANT] Apache AxKit to be retired
> To:
> As part of going into the attic a banner gets stuck at the top of the
> page. Check out Basically a search and replace
> insert after the body tag.
> Ideally the same would be done there. I'm assuming isn't on
> :)
> Hen
> On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 1:09 PM, Matt Sergeant<> 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 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 is no longer active enough?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
>>> 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:
>>> (blogging at

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