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From Phillip Rhodes <>
Subject Re: Apache Incubator Proposal: Splitting^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^HREUNITING the Community?
Date Thu, 02 Jun 2011 22:35:10 GMT
On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 5:42 PM, Benson Margulies <>wrote:

> This whole topic seems to suffer from malformed or uninformative subject
> lines.
> I submit that it's not the purview of the ASF or the Incubator PMC to
> achieve world peace, or whirled peas, or a single project for open
> source document software.
> Oracle has granted code to the ASF. A group of people have made a
> proposal to launch a podling based on that granted code. The incubator
> has criteria for judging proposals. They relate to the probability of
> the successful creation of a self-sustaining Apache project.
> The existing of TDF and the preference of its contributors for
> copyleft is data, but for me it's not data that could persuade me to
> vote -1 in this PMC. I don't care if there are 5,000 people out there
> who are firmly planning to stick to TDF like glue. I care if there are
> 10 or 20 who are prepared to take this on.



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