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From Bernd Fondermann <>
Subject Re: What constitute a successful project?
Date Mon, 26 Nov 2012 22:19:47 GMT
On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 10:56 PM, Eric Yang <> wrote:
> I did a search on issues updated in the past 6 month, and here is the list:
> The community is moving forward with development even without my
> involvement.  I have only written code for 4 of 29 JIRAs.  I don't think I
> am only one that is involved in this project.  There are others that are
> working on this project at their own pace.  Some people may have been turn
> away from this project because the assumption that this project would be
> retired soon.  I am not sure how to fix this mental block that was
> implanted previously by past concerns.

Obviously I as a mentor failed to help people overcome this block, but
this is a hen/egg problem.
There are always many more people lurking than contributing.
Nobody contributing means no release, means no conributions. Chukwa
always had contributions, but didn't reach a critical mass.


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