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From Aaron Bannert <>
Subject Re: Role of incubator was Re: [Tapestry-contrib] Re: Tapestry?
Date Sun, 05 Jan 2003 19:31:35 GMT

On Sunday, January 5, 2003, at 06:44  AM, Howard M. Lewis Ship wrote:

> This sounds very Kafka to me ... your statement is that if a 
> technology is
> in good shape (mature, has a community),  then it shouldn't be added to
> Apache/Jakarta/Incubator because there's no benefit.  However, from 
> personal
> experience, I know that an unknown but promising project without a 
> community
> (say, Tapestry in March 2000 -- check the e-mail achives) is very  
> much NOT
> welcome to Jakarta.

It is almost impossible for the ASF to present a unified front,
so you can see where many of these inconsistencies come from.


> I'm alsop beginning to see what Sam Ruby was mentioning about "on my 
> turf".
> We seem to be having variations of the same discussion again and 
> again, in
> new places.

The incubator is new ground for everyone here, you included. You can 
just as much of an impact on how this process goes as the next person.


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