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From Jukka Zitting <>
Subject Re: UIMA [WAS Re: Suspending Projects]
Date Fri, 20 Feb 2009 09:47:03 GMT

On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 11:58 PM, Robert Burrell Donkin
<> wrote:
> We should probably try to find the collective energy to review UIMA
> before the project's enthusiasm is sapped.

+1 I may be mistaken, but from the what I can tell UIMA has had to
manage with barely any mentor support for the past year or two. It's a
failure of the Incubator that we haven't been able to help them more

Unfortunately I currently don't have the extra cycles to become more
than the lurker I currently am at UIMA, but perhaps others would like
to step up? It's a pretty functional project that seems to just need a
little push in the right direction.

Every time I've looked at the project I've seen healthy issue tracker
activity and patches being posted. The Jira contribution reports point
out people like Bhavani Iyer, Burn Lewis, Lev Kozakov and Eugenie
Giesbrecht as contributors with numerous accepted patches. Not having
followed the project more closely I can't tell if they are all from
IBM, but I wouldn't see that as a blocker for committership. It's good
for people to see that contributions will be rewarded by


Jukka Zitting

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