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From Niclas Hedhman <nic...@hedhman.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache NetBeans Incubator Proposal
Date Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:27:47 GMT
Greg,
many people on this list are probably unaware that your role changed a
couple of days ago...

On Sat, Sep 24, 2016 at 10:59 AM, Greg Stein <gstein@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 7:20 AM, Bertrand Delacretaz <
> bdelacretaz@apache.org
> > wrote:
>
> > On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 1:40 PM, Geertjan Wielenga
> > <geertjan.wielenga@googlemail.com> wrote:
> > >...there hasn't even been a vote on the proposal at this stage. :-)
> >
> > Correct ;-)
> >
> > FWIW I've seen an internal draft of Daniel Gruno's infrastructure cost
> > analysis so that's progressing nicely, we should have public results
> > soon and can then move forward.
> >
>
> One thing that is coming out of this discussion, and the costing is
> plugins.nb.o. That seems to be a critical part of the NetBeans ecosystem
> and cannot just be "left behind for a few months, and we'll hope to figure
> it out before Oracle shuts it down".
>
> I think it would be a tremendous hardship to the community to enter
> incubation, not solve plugins.nb.o, and get their podling retired. Where
> would NB go then? Would not be fun. (and by "solve", I mean: some basic
> technical approach here at the ASF, and a +1 that the ASF can absorb the
> related cost).
>
> As an IPMC member, I'd be hard-pressed to accept NB without some of idea of
> how the community will handle plugins. As Infra, I can help Daniel Gruno
> with the costing and getting that +1 from on high.
>
> (Note: I am sure that NB could be changed over time to use (say) Maven
> Central, as mentioned else-thread, but that change is a multi-year rollout;
> plugins.nb.o would likely need to exist even past that)
>
> Cheers,
> -g
>



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Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer
http://zest.apache.org - New Energy for Java

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