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Re: [VOTE] Make Apollo Read Only and deprecate it


why not move the master branch to another name and then have the master
branch just contain a README with some info about it being deprecated. Then
if anyone comes across it they can use it if they want but understand its
not maintained.

Andy

On 14 December 2017 at 15:25, Bruce Snyder <bruce.snyder@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Just to clarify, the official Apache Attic (https://attic.apache.org/)
> does
> not apply to a single module from within a project, it is only for use by
> an entire project that votes to dissolve. The use of a section heading on
> the website named 'Attic' or 'Retired' is completely different, has nothing
> to do with the Apache Attic and serves as a communication to users via the
> website.
>
> +1 for communicating to users via the website to make it clear that Apollo
> is no longer under active development.
>
> +0 for making the repo read-only; I can take it or leave it because it will
> not provide any tangible impact to users.
>
> Bruce
>
> On Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 9:33 PM, Clebert Suconic <
> clebert.suconic@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>
> > On Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 11:16 PM, Bruce Snyder <bruce.snyder@xxxxxxxxx>
> > wrote:
> > > What exactly is the point of this making it read-only? And how exactly
> do
> > > you suggest it be deprecated? Given that the vast majority of users
> > > probably would not see any evidence of either of these actions, I don't
> > > understand the point of taking these actions.
> > >
> > > As I stated previously in the other discussion, it would be a far more
> > > effective communication to all users if the link to the Apollo website
> > was
> > > moved beneath a heading named 'Attic' or 'Retired'. I'm not being
> > obtuse, I
> > > am trying to understand your goal and suggesting a more visible
> statement
> > > to users.
> > >
> >
> > It was my understanding from the other discussion we had  about this,
> > that the term attic wasn't applicable in this case.
> > so, what you're talking... by putting to a heading name "Attic" or
> > "Retired" is what I refer here as "deprecate". If you like a different
> > term to inform users I'm totally fine. what I'm trying to do here is
> > inform users.
> >
> > You would prefer to keep the git repository open for commits and just
> > make the announce and move it on the website? I'm fine with that...
> >
> > What I'm putting here to vote is the "deprecation" of Apollo, which
> > could be done the way you suggest here.. being an operational detail
> > on that case.
> >
>
>
>
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