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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: [STATUS] (incubator) Wed Nov 16 23:55:44 2005
Date Tue, 22 Nov 2005 04:54:52 GMT
Martin Sebor wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> [...]
> >The note that you have patched below is something
> >that is listed under the "Resolved Issues" section.
> >In my opinion that stuff should have been long ago
> >moved to another file because it is old resolved issues.
> >Those notes are not completely relevant now.
> David, thanks for the feedback!
> I'm not sure I understand exactly what you mean. (Or maybe I just
> misunderstand the purpose of the Resolved Issues section.) Are you
> saying that the guidelines listed in the section may not be relevant
> anymore, perhaps because they have been superseded by new ones? If
> so, I would certainly agree that they should be removed.

Saying that things have probably changed since those
older resolutions and new resolutions were not made,
or rather probably not documented.

> In addition,
> I would argue that a better place for keeping track of Incubator
> issues (both resolved and pending) is in Jira. The status file could
> then simply include a couple of links to Jira queries, one for all
> resolved issues and another for all pending issues:
>   Pending issues:
>   Resolved issues:
> >Lets backup a bit.
> >
> >You have raised two completely separate issues in the
> >one email ...
> >
> >1) The STATUS file for the Incubator project as a whole
> >is way out-of-date and is confusing.
> >
> >2) The requirements for each incubating project to
> >declare their status, are misleading and confusing.
> >
> >These should be treated as two separate email topics.
> Perhaps. I presented (2) as evidence of (1).
> In any case how do you suggest I change the patch? Remove the whole
> Resolved Issues section?

It is not up to me. As a group, we need definite
decisions on those two separate items, and then
clearly document them.


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