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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: Poddlings length of time in the incubator
Date Sat, 01 Sep 2018 00:34:39 GMT
Hi -

Sent from my iPhone

> On Aug 26, 2018, at 9:08 PM, Greg Stein <gstein@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> On Sun, Aug 26, 2018 at 8:22 PM Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> On Sat, Aug 25, 2018 at 5:33 PM Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi -
>>> 
>>> ...
>>>> Possibly retirement?
>>>> ODF toolkit (7 years in the incubator!)
>>> 
>>> I’ve discussed this some on the ODF toolkit dev list. Development was
>>> recently moved to Git. The Incubator needs to decide if we will turnover
>>> the domains that were donated in 2011 by IBM(?) to the only consistent
>>> developer. If that is true then we can quickly let them retire, but
>> survive
>>> on Github.
>>> 
>>> What do people think?
>>> 
>> 
>> Sounds like a perfect one person project. We should let them have any
>> non-Apache domains that they want.
>> 
> 
> We only own "odftoolkit.org" now. There used to be about a dozen (eg.
> domain squatting approach from the prior holders), and when they came up
> for renewal, I pushed back. The PPMC requested us to hold odftoolkit.org as
> the only one ever actually used. So, we dropped the others, saving $$ for
> the Foundation.
> 
> The IPMC is the "owner" of this domain (with some dotted-line to Brand),
> with Infra handling the mechanics. If the IPMC decides to retire
> odftoolkit, and IPMC/Brand wants to release the domain to a new caretaker,
> then a simple email (or Jira ticket) can make it happen. Easy stuff.

Thanks Greg.

I’m seeing one new person and one of the early developers decloak today. Let’s see if
something is finally happening organically. If not in a week or two then we can start their
egress.

Regards,
Dave

> 
> Cheers,
> Greg
> InfraAdmin, ASF


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