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From Jonathan Revusky <>
Subject Re: JavaCC open sourced on
Date Fri, 13 Jun 2003 17:30:14 GMT
Serge Knystautas wrote:
> Peter Romianowski wrote:
>> Funny that Serge is writing here: I've quit using JAMES because he 
>> left and
>> the development almost stopped at that point. (They are doing better now,
>> though I think).
> Heh, yeah things were dead for a while with James.  I would say we're 
> not quite a template for success yet, but since James was promoted to a 
> TLP, we're doing much better.  Regular monthly releases, tons of 
> discussion, improved documentation, a new article on IBM's devnet this 
> week, just added a new committer last week with more upcoming... things 
> have really turned around in James.
> So yeah, I've very much been a part of an open source project with a 
> decent community where development goes dark for a while.  Certainly not 
> the end of the road.  I would say to Geir that I hardly do any coding 
> for James anymore but instead just basically foster the community (as 
> PMC chairman).  And I love it!
> I would think if there's interest, Velocity could propose to the board 
> to become a TLP. 

What's a TLP?

(I can't possibly be the only person reading this who doesn't know...)

Jonathan Revusky
lead developer, FreeMarker project,
FreeMarker 2.3pre4 is out!

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