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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Update README for retired podlings?
Date Fri, 03 Nov 2017 02:06:49 GMT
On Thu, Nov 2, 2017 at 6:17 PM Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:

>
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On Nov 2, 2017, at 3:08 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> 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.
>
> I guess I may be wrong and misremembering something Greg Stein wrote in
> the past.
>

I'm not even sure I agree with deleting the websites.  It was a project.
Now it's not.  That doesn't mean the information should no longer be
available.  But not sure the resources need to be covered.


>
> Regards,
> Dave
>
> >
> >> 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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