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From Greg Roodt <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Accept EasyAnt as a subproject
Date Sat, 21 Jul 2012 18:54:56 GMT
On Jul 14, 2012 9:41 PM, "Bruce Atherton" <> wrote:

> I think this is a great idea, particularly if we can get the committers of
> EasyAnt interested in improving Ant and Ivy.
> +1.
> Would it be worthwhile to consider all the committers on EasyAnt as
> committers on Ant if this is adopted? As I recall, that is what happened
> with Ivy.
> On 12-07-11 01:48 AM, Nicolas Lalevée wrote:
>> EasyAnt is a project based on Ant and Ivy which is in incubation under
>> our "sponsoring".
>> I kind of misunderstood the "sponsoring". I was thinking that it was
>> implying that EasyAnt will become part of the Ant project. It doesn't
>> bylaw. We just cleared it out with the EasyAnt community. So let's clear it
>> out with this vote for the Ant PMC.
>> I also thought that EasyAnt should have a classical incubation period,
>> doing release and growing a community. But it has no sense since if EasyAnt
>> is accepted as a subproject of Ant, the Ant PMC will be responsible for
>> EasyAnt code and releases.
>> So if we accept EasyAnt, the code will be imported, committers added. But
>> releases should be voted by us. I'm the only active EasyAnt committer which
>> is also an Ant PMC member. This means that other Ant PMC member should be
>> involved so that things can roll. We have been managing that with Ivy and
>> IvyDE, but this is something that should have in mind while voting. Also
>> note that it would somehow resolve itself it some EasyAnt developer become
>> part of the Ant PMC, some of them have already wrote some nice patches on
>> Ant and Ivy :)
>> So, should we accept EasyAnt as a subproject ?
>> Nicolas
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