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From Christopher <ctubb...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Update README for retired podlings?
Date Thu, 02 Nov 2017 21:48:13 GMT
I just meant "mean" in that it makes it harder for the project to be picked
back up if there's renewed interest. I understand deleting SVN... because
it's still in the history, but I think it's strange if ASF deleted GIT...
because that deletes history. Perhaps just delete the GIT mirror on GitHub?

On Thu, Nov 2, 2017 at 5:07 PM Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:

> Actually when the podling is retired the SVN and or GIT must be deleted.
> It’s mean, but if people cared they could have contributed and kept it
> going.
>
> Regards,
> Dave
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On Nov 2, 2017, at 1:56 PM, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > Should the Apache Incubator update the README on all retired podlings, to
> > more clearly indicate their retired status?
> >
> > For example, from the README at https://github.com/apache/incubator-pirk
> ,
> > it's not obvious that the podling is retired.
> >
> > I know there's a RETIRED.txt file, but that's easily overlooked. I
> suggest
> > the Incubator PMC updating the retired projects' README's with an
> > indication that the podling is retired, perhaps with a link to an
> > explanation of what that means:
> > https://incubator.apache.org/guides/retirement.html#what_is_retirement
> >
> > For example, simply inserting the following line at the top of retired
> > podlings README's may suffice:
> >
> >    This project is [retired](
> > https://incubator.apache.org/guides/retirement.html#what_is_retirement)
> >
> > I don't think this is a big deal, but might be something nice to do.
> > Another option is to stop mirroring retired podlings to GitHub, but that
> > just seems mean.
>
>
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