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From Thilo Goetz <>
Subject Re: Diversity as an insurance policy (Was: [VOTE] Graduation of Apache Pivot)
Date Wed, 05 Aug 2009 09:23:37 GMT
Jukka Zitting wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 3:39 AM, Ralph Goers<> wrote:
>> Using these projects as an example is perhaps not the best from a community
>> perspective because Ceki has no intention of running them like Apache
>> projects. But even if he did, by these standards the projects might never
>> make it out of the incubator. Even if those of us who would like them had
>> commit rights I can guarantee that 95% of the commits would still be Ceki's.
> I don't see it as a problem if the vast majority of commits comes from
> one person (or company) as long as the community operates normally
> *and* there are others who won't have to start learning how to build
> the codebase and do an "svn commit" if the key developer leaves.
> That's why I measure the "three independent committers" criteria by
> looking at the commit log instead of the asf-authorization file. And
> I'm not asking much, just a few code commits in the past few months is
> good enough for me.
> That's the criteria that I held Sling against, and that's also what's
> currently keeping UIMA from graduating (and apparently also for over a
> year before I signed up to help them). If the consensus is that this
> is a bit too hard a requirement, then I'll be happy to bring UIMA up
> for graduation in the next few months.

Indeed.  If this is the way the wind is blowing right now, we're
more than ready for graduation.


> BR,
> Jukka Zitting
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