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From chand priyankara <ch...@engineering.com>
Subject Re: log4cxx - reaching out for interested developers
Date Thu, 18 Apr 2013 10:26:45 GMT
Hello,

That's great Christian , and I'm OK with it.

*“Something must be done. This is something. Therefore we must do it!”*
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Hopefully, waiting for more support from the community.* *
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regards,


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On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 3:05 PM, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com>wrote:

> [- log4j-user, +log4cxx-user]
>
> Hello Chand,
>
> thanks for your feedback!
>
> You made a few good points. Still, a project which is not maintained bug
> patching its code base or creating releases is actually "end of life".
> That said, the role "mentor" is restricted to active long-term
> Apache-people (spoken easily).
>
> But it would be possible for you to join the developers team as committer.
> In this case you would get direct write access to SVN. I, as mentor, would
> assist you to understand all the rules of the Apache Software Foundation.
>
> That said, I count you as "initial committer" if we would go into the
> incubator, right?
>
> Lets hope a few more people are interested, then we might have a chance to
> go to incubation.
>
> Cheers
> Christian
>
>
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 10:59 AM, chand priyankara <chand@engineering.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi Christian,
>>
>> Thanks for you work on log4cxx.
>> What I mean is its better go towards Incubator, than Attic.
>> Because, I still believe log4cxx is the primary logging framework for C++
>> related projects.
>> The concern is, even though the number of C++ based [new]projects
>> are less, still it is a good choice to move with.
>>
>> If we move this to Attic[Apache project has reached its end of life],
>> even a new user will be hesitate to use this incredible tool.
>> But still in Incubation, there is a possibility to increase the number of
>> dev/user support, since newbies are looking Incubation projects than Attic
>> projects.
>>
>> Personally, I use log4cxx for several C++ projects really confidence with
>> it, and willing to use it in upcoming projects as well.
>> So, I'll be there, in my best to support/develop/enhance log4cxx.
>>
>> I can support log4cxx with been as an Incubation mentor.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> regards,
>>
>>
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>>
>> On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 1:51 PM, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com
>> > wrote:
>>
>>> Hello log4cxx users/devs,
>>>
>>> I wrote an E-Mail in february to consider log4cxx for the attic.
>>>
>>> The attic means the code is accessible, but no Apache committer is
>>> actively maintaining it or releasing code.
>>>
>>> In february a couple of people shown their interest in the project. I
>>> thought a while about it, considering to apply patches myself. But as
>>> I have not much knowledge/interest in c++ it is really not the best
>>> option.
>>>
>>> Another option came to my mind. I have not clarified it with others so
>>> far, so i am not sure if this would work out.
>>>
>>> Anyway, at Apache we have the so-called Incubator. It is a place where
>>> we build up communities, clarify legal things and so on. It is not so
>>> easy to get new committers in an existing tlp, but it is more easy to
>>> allow direct commit access to interested parties in the incubator.
>>>
>>> The log4cxx project would not be an "official" apache project, until
>>> it is coming out of the incubator. This will be the case if the
>>> community around log4cxx has proven a level of interest and long-term
>>> commitment, if the community has learned what is "around Apache" and
>>> how to create proper releases.
>>>
>>> If there are 3 people with an interest, I am willing to help with
>>> incubation as mentor.
>>>
>>> But please, if you are considering to help and step up: do it only if
>>> you *really* have an interest and a *really* willing to donate some of
>>> your time. If you are in doubt if OS work at Apache is for you,
>>> consider to clone log4cxx at github and work there for a while.
>>>
>>> I will give this e-mail a couple of days to develop; after this I will
>>> either open a vote for the Attic or discuss the option of a new
>>> incubation with a new development team.
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>> Christian
>>>
>>> --
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>>> https://www.timeandbill.de
>>>
>>
>>
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