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From Andreas Veithen <>
Subject Re: Willing to help with PMC
Date Thu, 10 Mar 2016 22:32:36 GMT
On Sat, Feb 27, 2016 at 1:10 AM, Roger Whitcomb <>

> Hi Andreas,
>     So, let me see if I can give you some good feedback to answer your
> question.
> 1. Since I'm not familiar with the Synapse code, I wouldn't be much help
> with any code changes that might be needed.
> 2. If the main problems are associated with ASF procedures, I can
> certainly facilitate communication about that, although I've not been doing
> releases myself even in the Pivot PMC, so doing more than that would
> require some work on my part, but which I'm willing to do.
> 3. But, the main thrust of my wanting to help would be along
> administrative lines:  trying to elicit what the pain points are, trying to
> pull together the PMC to get done what needs to be done as far as a
> release, and then (if required) helping move through a discussion about the
> Attic, if that is what the PMC decides to do.
>     Basically, I want to facilitate communication if I can.

As evidenced by the absence of a response to your message, the problem with
this project is not about communication, it's about lack of interest to
continue development and to invest time into a release.

> And for that, I have as much time as required.  And I might have time
> going forward for more, although that will require some work on my part to
> get more familiar with the Synapse project itself.
>     Does that help?
> Thanks,
> ~Roger
> On 2/23/16 12:50 PM, Andreas Veithen wrote:
>> How much effort would you be willing to put into this? To stay alive
>> this project needs to make progress towards a release. I think that
>> the code itself is in a releasable state, and with the release of
>> Axis2 and Rampart 1.7.0 there are no more snapshot dependencies. On
>> the other hand, the release process probably needs some updates to
>> conform to how releases are expected to be done at the ASF nowadays
>> (site publication via pubsub and Maven artifact staging via Nexus).
>> There is also the fact that the previous release was done from a
>> branch; the question is whether all the documentation updates and
>> improvements of the release system have been applied to the trunk as
>> well.
>> Andreas
>> On Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 6:40 PM, Roger Whitcomb <>
>> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>>      I was reading through some of the message on the "board@" mailing
>>> list
>>> related to what's happening with Synapse, and I offered (there) my help
>>> to
>>> keep the PMC going.  Andreas saw that posting and suggested I post the
>>> message here as well.
>>> Thanks,
>>> ~Roger Whitcomb
>>> Apache Pivot PMC Chair
>>> rwhitcomb at
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