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Re: [tools-pmc] Newsreader project

Okay, this sounds like a consent conclusion and I am more than happy
to work with ECF. What should I do next. Send the same introduction
e-mail to the Technology PMC?

Best regards,

Wim Jongman

On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 5:03 PM, Schaefer, Doug
<Doug.Schaefer@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> +1. ECF or Tech. Nothing more to add.
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:tools-pmc-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jeff McAffer
> Sent: Friday, May 22, 2009 10:54 AM
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> Cc: Wayne Beaton; slewis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [tools-pmc] Newsreader project
>> Looking at the current top level projects list, I don't think that
>> there is currently a project that is a good fit for tools like this.
>> Ideally there should be a "Social" top level project that would fit
>> tools like this one and could also hold the "Social" subprojects from
>> ECF like the chat clients and the IRC client and possible future
>> projects like a twitter client. I have some other ideas about this top
>> level project. However, at the moment, the Tools project seems the
>> best.
> I am not so fussed about which top-level project at the moment and
> generally we don't start top-levels until there is a very clear
> direction and community.
> Also we should keep separate (to a certain degree) which technology is
> being used.  That is, just cause the project *might* be in mylyn (for
> example) does not mean that one automatically has to install mylyn to
> make it work.  That all depends on the code dependencies.  We have
> swaths of Equinox that don't need the Equinox framework at all or can
> run on other frameworks.
> Your comments around Social and ECF actually lead me to believe that
> while the implementation does not necessarily use ECF, ECF is currently
> a focal point at Eclipse for social/communications things.  So perhaps
> this is better suited to being part of ECF with an aim to at some point
> growing a broader social community.  Failing that, I personally suggest
> a project in Technology.  Technology is the usual spot to start projects
> that have no other obvious home.
> Jeff
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