[jdev] The State of Our Code-bases

Jamin W. Collins jcollins at asgardsrealm.net
Sat Aug 28 17:43:24 CDT 2004

On Sat, Aug 28, 2004 at 09:40:25PM +0200, maqi at jabberstudio.org wrote:
> On Sat, 28 Aug 2004, JD Conley wrote:
> >>> With all of these pieces laying around half complete, why aren't we
> >>> picking them up and giving them a nice and polished finish?
> >> Because there's no one able to pick them up?
> >> When these Jabber projects die, they tend to just stay dead unless the
> >> original maintainer resurfaces.  Getting the code up to par is not a
> >> matter of focusing on what we have (because I think we do this already),
> >> it's a matter of resources.
> I think a major problem is that much Jabber software is written by small
> teams. For example, AFAIK only one person is working on jabberd2 

Make that was.  The key author (Robert Norris) has taken a leave and may
or may not return.

Jamin W. Collins

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