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From Brian McCallister <>
Subject Re: Prepping for Derby graduation vote
Date Wed, 16 Mar 2005 15:22:54 GMT
DB PMC Hat On: I'm quite comfortable discussing this.

One committer has been added while in incubation, and there are a 
couple more people under consideration. The user and developer 
community has grown, even if the committer distribution is worrisome. 
Very much worth talking about, though!


On Mar 15, 2005, at 7:09 PM, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:

> Considering the recent discussion about diverse communities
> and such, this may appear ill-timed.  However..
> I'd like to open the discussion about Derby graduating from the
> incubator.  The project has accomplished all of its stated
> goals save for the acquisition of several additional committers.
> I attest that the project is being operated according to the
> Apache guidelines and method, and that the community has
> adopted them and taken them to heart.
> Since Derby isn't heading for a TLP position (unless someone
> wants to open that particular ball for some reason), I think
> they've demonstrated the viability and sustainability.  I
> would support its graduation IFF the DB project took on, as a
> specific priority, building the developer base.  (I.e., taking
> an active role in the project and not just accepting Derby and
> letting it continue as it has.)
> Does anyone think this discussion is premature?
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