Can some one explain to me what this
is about? Some passive aggressive protest? Too many people take vacation
all summer and don't even check Eclipse mailing lists?
Are projects just indecisive and think
a commitment now means it is a written in stone promise (which is never
I know one or two people have mentioned
they have special problems that will likely prevent participation in M1,
If I hear nothing, I'll assume the remaining
24 or so are dropping out, and will remove those files from the 'master'
For those projects to rejoin later will
take an exception since there's a requirement for those participating to
"keep participating" or else inform us all you no longer plan
The M4 deadline only applies to branch
new projects, others (in previous release) expected to be in M1.
I should emphasize, if people do not
want to be in sim. release, that's fine. It is a voluntary choice, and
does take some amount of extra work. So, it doesn't mean you are a "bad
project" or anything if you decide not to.
But, it is only common courtesy to keep
us informed explicitly.