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From Joe Brockmeier <...@zonker.net>
Subject Re: Evaluation the interest of EasyMock at Apache
Date Sat, 26 Sep 2015 21:56:03 GMT


On Wed, Sep 23, 2015, at 05:02 AM, Emmanuel Lécharny wrote:
> Le 23/09/15 08:45, Bertrand Delacretaz a écrit :
> > Hi,
> >
> > On Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 1:18 AM, Henry Saputra <henry.saputra@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> ...you should not worry too much about having the project to be in
> >> incubator forever...
> > That's assuming the community grows.
> >
> > https://github.com/easymock/easymock/graphs/contributors shows a huge
> > majority of commits by Henri with just a few "drive-by" contributions
> > here and there.
> >
> > Turning that into a more diverse Apache-style community would be
> > great, but for that you need people to show up and get involved. From
> > this angle I think it makes absolute sense for Henri to gauge interest
> > here first.
> 
> That is one big problem for established code bases that aren't moving
> too much, but are heavily used by many, many developpers.
> 
> Not all the projects deserve to go through incubation, and not all the
> projects (especially small ones) deserve to be TLP.
> 
> We had some discussion lately about moving such projects to a place at
> The ASF where they could gather more then 1 or 2 PMC member to vote a
> new release, but still be visible. Apache commons could be such a place,
> but it's really a group of java libraries. We might need a new TLP for
> tools, whatever the languages they are written in (Java, C, Python, etc).
> 
> But this might not be the best place to discuss that, maybe we can have
> a get together meeting in Budapest

Aren't the mailing lists the ideal place(s) to discuss this, not
in-person meetings? 

Best,

jzb
-- 
Joe Brockmeier
jzb@zonker.net
Twitter: @jzb
http://www.dissociatedpress.net/

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