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From Randika Navagamuwa <randikanavagam...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Expected move of Apache Bloodhound to the Attic.
Date Wed, 25 Oct 2017 05:28:38 GMT
Dear Gary,
 I'd be glad to be part of the BH community. So if there is any work to be
done related to BH, please count me in.

Thanks,


*Randika Navagamuwa,*

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On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 8:04 AM, Gary <gary.martin@physics.org> wrote:

> On Wed, 18 Oct 2017, at 07:05 AM, Randika Navagamuwa wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >   I'm really interested in BH but due to my academic work I didn't have
> > much time to contribute. Since I'm a graduated student now, I will have
> > more time to contribute to BH. Furthermore, as I see it, moving the
> > project
> > into attic is not really a good idea because this is an amazing project
> > which will be "The open source" issue tracker in the future. So many
> > people
> > including me will be really disappointed if the project moved into attic
> > at
> > this point of time. Therefore lets work together and overcome this hard
> > time.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> >
> > *Randika Navagamuwa,*
> >
> > *Department of Computer Science & Engineering,*
> >
> > *University of Moratuwa,*
> > *Sri Lanka.*
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> >
> > On Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 9:08 AM, Dammina Sahabandu
> > <dmsahabandu@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Kunaal,
> > >
> > > While appreciating your enthusiasm towards the project a-lot, I will
> > > apologize on behalf of PMC for not being able to help you. Most of us
> have
> > > been very busy during the recent times and did not find time to
> contribute
> > > to the project.
> > >
> > > However, speaking for myself I will find more free time during the
> coming
> > > months which I will spend on BH. So if moving to attic is not
> finalized and
> > > PMC believes in reviving the project let’s work together.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Dammina
> > >
> > > On Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 11:35 PM Kunal Jain <kunaalus@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi Gary,
> > > >
> > > > I did come up few years back with intention of reviving it but there
> was
> > > > lack of mentors.
> > > >
> > > > I'd like to contribute to bring it up again. Do we have a roadmap or
> > > what's
> > > > needed?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > Kunal Jain
> > > >
> > > > On 17-Oct-2017 13:37, "Gary" <gary.martin@physics.org> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Hi everyone,
> > > > >
> > > > > It is with a heavy heart that I find that I have the duty again to
> > > > > inform you that we are considering moving the project to the
> 'attic'.
> > > > > There has been very little progress on the project in recent times
> and
> > > > > it appears that interest in the project has waned. Effectively the
> > > > > project does not have enough members with the time to dedicate to
> the
> > > > > project to remain viable.
> > > > >
> > > > > The implications of the move to the attic are listed on the
> following
> > > > > page: https://attic.apache.org/
> > > > >
> > > > > This message is intended to give the wider community a reasonable
> > > > > opportunity to stop this from happening. To avoid this we need to
> hear
> > > > > from people who can step up and contribute a bit of their time. If
> you
> > > > > have ever wanted to be a part of an open source project but have
> not
> > > > > thought you could make an impact upon one, this could be the
> > > opportunity
> > > > > you are looking for!
> > > > >
> > > > > For my part I am committed to supporting any move made by the wider
> > > > > community to keep the project going if there are enough people
> willing
> > > > > to dedicate some time to the project.
> > > > >
> > > > > The timing of any move of Bloodhound to the attic is not yet
> certain
> > > but
> > > > > for the moment you should assume that it is not far away. I will
> > > attempt
> > > > > to keep everyone up to date.
> > > > >
> > > > > Cheers,
> > > > >     Gary
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > --
> > > Dammina Sahabandu
> > > Associate Tech Lead, AdroitLogic
> > > Committer, Apache Software Foundation
> > > AMIE (SL)
> > > Bsc Eng Hons (Moratuwa)
> > > +94716422775
> > >
>
> Thank you for all the interest and support. I should probably point out
> that the attic is not something that should be feared: if it turns out
> that there is not enough of a community able to look after the project
> then it is just a natural consequence.
>
> That said, it is important to give what community there is a chance to
> step up if they think they are able to.
>
> If there looks like there will be enough interest, we can try to get a
> potential road map and further information together.
>
> Many thanks again,
>     Gary
>

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