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From Sanjiva Weerawarana <>
Subject Re: Board response to January Report on Heraldry
Date Tue, 30 Jan 2007 19:30:12 GMT
+1 to giving them a second chance. 


On Tue, 2007-01-30 at 12:25 -0600, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> Davanum Srinivas wrote:
> > Sorry to be blunt. "Can it!" - That's what we did with TSIK. There's
> > no point continuing incubation. We are not here to serve the interests
> > of parties/corporations.
> Dims - I agree with you, with fair warning.  It's clear that the committers
> and actual authors are still entirely in HERE and THERE, US and THEM mode.
> And I simply ask if the mentors have effectively communicated this sufficiently?
> Learning to be part of the ASF partly involves teaching.  The rest involves
> giving up the privacy shields.
> Some efforts, such as Lokahi, are the efforts of individuals combined into
> a great whole.  Steve often contributes a big chunk of functionality.  But
> I know him well enough to know he's the one who was hacking at that block
> himself for a solid week or two.  If it were the product of collaboration of
> a dev team at his company, there would be pushback.
> It's not acceptable.  Reset to a monthly reporting requirement. Set the bar
> at three months from now to bring development to the list.  If that does
> not happen, flush it.
> Bill
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Sanjiva Weerawarana, Ph.D.
Founder & Director; Lanka Software Foundation;
Founder, Chairman & CEO; WSO2, Inc.;
Director; Open Source Initiative;
Member; Apache Software Foundation;
Visiting Lecturer; University of Moratuwa;

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