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From Ralph Goers <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Return Log4cxx to the Logging Services project
Date Sat, 11 Mar 2017 19:57:04 GMT
There was a discussion on the log4cxx list on March 1st and 2nd so Thorsten is aware. He also
accepted the invite to be a Logging Services committer.

Yes, the vote had to happen on the private list. The Logging PMC is looking at ways to correct

Here is my +1


> On Mar 11, 2017, at 10:44 AM, John D. Ament <> wrote:
> That link doesn't work for me (its a logging PMC only link).  I'm worried
> about the vote happening in private but think I understand why.
> Here's a valid link to the vote thread:
> I just want to confirm that its well understood by Thorsten that its being
> moved back, and if so here's my +1.
> John
> On Sat, Mar 11, 2017 at 12:31 PM Ralph Goers <>
> wrote:
>> Log4cxx was originally a sub-project of the Logging Services. In 2013
>> several users became frustrated that they were submitting patches but there
>> were no committers who could apply them. The Logging Services PMC was not
>> comfortable making them committers as that would have given them commit
>> rights to all the Logging Services projects, which at that time were all
>> hosted in Subversion. As a consequence Log4cxx became an incubator project
>> in hopes those who had expressed interest would start actively contributing
>> to the project. After 3 1/2 years this has not had the hoped for result,
>> although it does have more activity than it did prior to entering the
>> incubator.
>> The Logging Services PMC believes there is no longer a point to having
>> Log4cxx remain in the incubator. The one active committer on Log4cxx has
>> been voted in as a Logging Services committer and the PMC has voted [1] to
>> move the project back to Logging Services. This is a vote for the incubator
>> to affirm that move.
>> [] +1 Move the project back to Logging Services
>> [] +0 I don’t care where the project resides
>> [] -1 The project should remain in the incubator because …
>> [1]
>> <

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