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From Geertjan Wielenga <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache NetBeans Incubator Proposal
Date Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:25:47 GMT
Yes, I think this is outside the scope of this discussion. The WHY is
defined clearly:

Feel free to drop me a mail off-thread about this.


On Thu, Sep 15, 2016 at 5:07 PM, Mitch Claborn <> wrote:

> I'm very new in this type of thing. I have zero experience with ASF, etc,
> so if this is out of line, please forgive and I'll keep silent.
> I've seen a lot of discussion about the HOW in terms of moving NetBeans to
> the Apache project, but not much/any discussion about WHY. I'm not a
> NetBeans coder/contributor, but simply someone who uses it 8+ hours per day
> in my normal job.
> My main question is: will moving NetBeans to Apache result in a better
> product for people like me? If so, what particular aspects of moving will
> make that happen? Are there other projects that have made a similar move
> and experienced higher quality as a result?
> Mitch
> On 09/15/2016 07:15 AM, Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
>> Hi Incubator PMC,
>> On Tue, Sep 13, 2016 at 9:40 AM, Geertjan Wielenga
>> <> wrote:
>>> ... ...
>> At this point I ask anyone with concerns or questions that haven't
>> been addressed so far and would prevent us from voting on this
>> proposal to chime in.
>> Based on the discussions in this thread we have added Mark Struberg
>> and Jim Jagielski to the proposal as mentors. Daniel Gruno mentioned
>> the need for someone from ASF infra as a mentor, if needed it's easy
>> to add a mentor later, or Daniel just confirm if you want to join.
>> Emmanuel L├ęcharny was unsure and hasn't confirmed AFAICS, he can also
>> be removed from the list later on easily if he wants to leave, that's
>> no big deal.
>> I have changed the SIR03 special infrastructure requirement (migration
>> of to exclude it from the incubation process as
>> discussed here - we have envisioned possible solutions and realized
>> that incubating NetBeans is not necessarily dependent on that, and I
>> think the project can address this in due time.
>> Are there other things to discuss that might affect our vote on
>> accepting NetBeans?
>> I'm planning to start the vote in about 24 hours unless things still
>> need to be discussed.
>> -Bertrand
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