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From Ceki Gülcü <>
Subject Re: What is a healthy community?
Date Wed, 16 Mar 2005 17:44:42 GMT
At 09:26 PM 3/15/2005, Jim Jagielski wrote:

>>On the notion of community:
>>The ASF considers any project with less then 3 active committers as
>>not having a community. The consensus on the number 3 can be described
>>as very solid, if not frozen. My implicit suggestion to consider 2 as
>>an alternative was not well received.
>Yes. The ASF requires at least a threesome, if not a full-fledged
>orgy :)

The  3+ rule  tries  to  capture the  subtle  notion of  collaborative
development.    By  collaboration,   do  we   mean   intra-project  or
inter-project collaboration.  The 3+  rule only relates to the former,
but what about collaboration between projects?

Ceki Gülcü

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