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From Sergio Fernández <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Commons RDF to join the Apache Incubator
Date Wed, 11 Feb 2015 08:14:50 GMT
On 10/02/15 21:31, Marvin Humphrey wrote:
> If Commons is OK with this, I imagine this is a fine plan -- good enough for
> entering incubation.
> I also think it would be OK for the project to decide it wants to become a
> TLP.  Whether the project joins Commons or becomes its own TLP won't impact
> the number of people qualified to work on it.  Some Apache TLPs are
> effectively in maintenance mode and have very low activity, but still have PMC
> members willing to answer user questions, make security releases and file
> "still here" quarterly reports.  That seems like a legitimate aspiration for
> this project.
> A potential Jena destination also seems as though it would have certain
> advantages, though my naive speculation is that it might be sub-optimal in
> terms of providing neutral territory for negotiating a common API for Jena and
> Sesame.
> In any case it seems likely that if the project achieves its design goal,
> there will be people willing to work on it as long as both Jena and Sesame
> remain viable.  That makes it different from other potential "maintenance
> mode" TLPs which are in danger of stagnation because they cannot renew their
> communities.
> Is that take roughly accurate, Sergio et al?

Completely :-)

Sergio Fernández
Partner Technology Manager
Redlink GmbH
m: +43 660 2747 925

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