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From Edward Capriolo <edlinuxg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [IMPORTANT] The future of XIndice
Date Wed, 10 Aug 2011 23:59:29 GMT
I think it is a very cool data store, maybe we just need to look at it with
fresh eyes? Look at the success of mongo db. I this shows there is a space
for data stores that focus on storing and accessing data in document form.

On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 5:18 PM, Natalia Shilenkova
<nshilenkova@gmail.com>wrote:

> There is not much user or developer activity to justify making Xindice a
> top-level project. Unless there are Xindice users that are interested in the
> future of the project I would vote for the Attic.
>
> Regards,
> Natalia
>
> On Aug 10, 2011, at 2:26 PM, Gianugo Rabellino wrote:
>
> > Anyone? In a couple of days, unless I hear otherwise, I will propose a
> > resolution to the XML PMC to move XIndice to the Attic, so speak now
> > or forever hold your peace. :)
> >
> > --
> > Gianugo Rabellino - gianugo at rabellino dot it
> > Blog: http://boldlyopen.com
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 3:14 PM, Gianugo Rabellino <gianugo@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >> All,
> >>
> >> this is an important message for the XIndice community: as some of you
> >> may have noticed, the Apache XML project has been in a "winding down"
> >> mode for a while, with most projects either moving to top level
> >> (xerces.apache.org, xalan.apache.org) or to the Attic (AxKit,
> >> Crimson). XIndice is now the only project left, and it's time to
> >> discuss about the project's future. There are two ways forward: the
> >> top level project route (creating xindice.apache.org with its own PMC)
> >> or, if the project isn't active enough to create a PMC, the Attic (see
> >> http://attic.apache.org).
> >>
> >> The XML project has no opinion on either, but know that if the XIndice
> >> community doesn't step up to own the project, the only choice left
> >> will be the Attic. Which, by the way, means hibernation not death: the
> >> software remains available both in binaries and source code (although
> >> in strict read-only mode), forks remain possible and projects can exit
> >> the Attic at any time, although to do that they need to prove they
> >> have a viable community standing behind them.
> >>
> >> This is a message to get the discussion going: if you want to keep
> >> XIndice as a full-fledged Apache project, this is your turn to step
> >> up! If you feel you want to help, participate, contribute and use
> >> XIndice, we would be glad to hear from you and, as the XML PMC, more
> >> than willing to hand XIndice over to a newly formed TLP. Personally,
> >> I'm happy to help with either transitions, be it to a TLP or to the
> >> Attic. Given that the project has been inactive in the past, I'm
> >> planning to wait for a week to see if a discussion gets going: if
> >> that's not the case, my plan is to start a vote in the XML PMC to
> >> retire XIndice to the Attic.
> >>
> >> Looking forward to your suggestions,
> >>
> >> --
> >> Gianugo Rabellino - gianugo at rabellino dot it
> >> Blog: http://boldlyopen.com
> >>
>
>

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