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From Geir Magnusson Jr <>
Subject Re: proposal: modify incubation application process to require a reference to the code itself
Date Mon, 12 Jul 2004 21:54:46 GMT

On Jul 12, 2004, at 5:39 PM, Brian Behlendorf wrote:

> On Mon, 12 Jul 2004, Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
>> Brian Behlendorf wrote:
>>> On Mon, 12 Jul 2004, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
>>>> why?  if the idea excites people but the code sucks, are we going to
>>>> turn it down?
>>> In that case, we might decide to accept a new project into the 
>>> incubator for the same purpose, but decide not to accept the sucky 
>>> code.
>> history shows a long history of failures in 
>> incubating projects without code. jakarta doesn't, exactly because we 
>> established that rule.
>> It would be a *major* step back if we lifted that requirement.
> Keep in mind that availablility of the code is a requirement during 
> incubation, of course.  The question is what's an appropriate bar to 
> set *before* a project is accepted into the incubator.

I can imagine cases where it might be reasonable to suggest such a 
thing ;)


Geir Magnusson Jr                                   203-247-1713(m)

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