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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Graduation process
Date Mon, 29 Sep 2008 15:44:54 GMT

On Sep 26, 2008, at 8:58 PM, Assaf Arkin wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 6:23 AM, Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com>  
> wrote:
>>
>> On Sep 23, 2008, at 9:50 PM, Assaf Arkin wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> On Sep 23, 2008, at 6:17 PM, "Tal Rotbart" <redbeard@gmail.com>  
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> "... that the Apache Buildr project be responsible for the creation
>>>> and maintenance of a scripting-based build system based on the
>>>> principles of DRY, DIY and doesn't make you cry."
>>>>
>>>> :-P
>>>
>>> +1
>>>
>>
>> We can't really be serious about that, right?
>
> I don't have a problem injecting a bit of humor.  Software should be,
> besides all the other boring requirements, also fun to use, enjoyable,
> something you look forward to on a Monday morning.
>
> It should also have a philosophy, and a good charter would focus on
> what the software is, rather than what it does.  BTW right now
> Buildr's tagline is "a build system that doesn't suck".
>

Recall that the resolution is a formal, legal vehicle which
creates the PMC within the ASF. The resolution isn't a place
for marketing the project or the codebase, but simply to
define what it is.

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