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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: What is a healthy community?
Date Tue, 15 Mar 2005 20:26:43 GMT

On Mar 15, 2005, at 3:17 PM, Ceki Gülcü wrote:
> Roy pointed out the distinction between vouching for the model and
> vouching for resources. However, his later remarks about umbrella
> projects lead me to believe that he doesn't think the distinction to
> be important.

Not speaking for Roy, but I think that Roy's comment *may* be
based on the not-so-good experience we've had with umbrella
projects and oversight.

> 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 :)

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