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From Kevan Miller <>
Subject Re: Wink status (Was: Shepherds for podling reports)
Date Wed, 09 May 2012 18:25:14 GMT

On May 9, 2012, at 12:23 PM, Luciano Resende wrote:

> On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 9:15 AM, Jukka Zitting <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Thanks for the report, Wink, and for the review, Dave!
>> On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 9:33 PM, Dave Fisher <> wrote:
>>> From activity it looks like this project should have graduated into a TLP a year
>>> ago. It looks like a mature and well developed project. I don't understand why
>>> they think that they should become a subproject of Geronimo or Tuscany.
>>> They are a mature and useful tool. It's time for this bird to fly on its own
>>> wings. They are an example of a small, viable community that contributes
>>> to more than one other community. Podling Namesearch and graduation
>>> should be next.
>> Wink, any thoughts on this?
>> BR,
>> Jukka Zitting
> +1, This is my opinion as well, but we started considering other
> options mainly because of some feedback we got on the last discussion
> on the Wink mailing list (see summary on February board report).
> If the IPMC thinks otherwise and would be ok with the Wink project
> graduation based on "a small, viable community that contributes to
> more than one other community" I'm more then happy to continue the
> Graduation process.

IIRC, there was one email that raised a concern about the diversity of the community. I don't
think there was any subsequent discussion (for or against this concern).

Actually, looks like this was the latest word on the subject:

On Feb 2, 2012, at 8:49 AM, ant elder wrote:

> "...talks had halted as one member has not agreed to proceed with
> graduation..." thats a little harsh, I just questioned the level of
> activity and said it would be an easier decision if Wink was more
> active.

I would discuss the diversity question in the Wink community. Provide reasons why you think
the community is ready to graduate and make things happen…

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