Re: [Catacomb] Moving Catacomb forward
Jim Whitehead wrote on 02/02/06 10:52:
> I'd like to start a general discussion on what your preferences are
> for the leadership and administration of Catacomb.
> It has become increasingly clear to me that we here at UCSC are
> unlikely to do much additional development work on Catacomb. None of
> my current students have research plans that would have them actively
> working on this project.
> Despite our being poor stewards of this project, it has still managed
> to attract a community of people and businesses around this code. It
> seems to me that the best thing for the project is for us to remove
> UCSC from the leadership and administrative roles we currently have,
> and hand over the reins to others who are more involved and dependent
> on this project's success. It would be nice if we still had some
> input on future directions, but this should be an advisory role.
> - Jim
With the code being at UCSC, that implies some kind of active role, at least on
an administrative level, in the project.
I think that having the code on a community server, e.g., Sourceforge or Tigris,
would give it more visibility and probably could attract more people for