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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Antlibs - Compress and Props in Particular
Date Thu, 31 Oct 2013 16:31:55 GMT
On 2013-10-31, Nicolas Lalevée wrote:

>> * Compress I care about myself and like to create releases when Commons
>>  Compress moves forward.  The current vote that would add some new
>>  formats fails to attract a single vote.

>>  Is there anything I can do to get more people involved?  Should I fork
>>  the codebase and cut my release anywhere else (maybe bringing it back
>>  here if people get interested, but I doubt it)?

>>  I don't want people to just give a +1 because I've invested time.  If
>>  I need to create release outside of Apache so be it, no harm done.

> I was intending to get time to review the release tomorrow.

> But even if I think that this antlib is truly helpful, I don't have
> any particular interest in helping maintain it. So don't consider me
> more than someone helping through the ASF release process. And by the
> way, I have no worry doing it, I'm glad software like this one
> continue to live. My free time slots are just quite sparse.

I'm fine with that, take your time.

> About continuing within Apache or not, I always have a preference on
> within, but I don't mind much. Actually the antlib that I use the most
> is ant-contrib, which is not Apache. :)

I'm not keen on moving the Antlib out of Apache but would consider that
route when necessary.


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