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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Update README for retired podlings?
Date Thu, 02 Nov 2017 22:08:05 GMT
On 2 November 2017 at 21:07, 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.

Huh?

The website is deleted, but AFAIK SVN/Git is just made read-only.

> 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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