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Re: [epp-dev] Ramp down of tools.sequoyah and mobile package activities

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On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 11:03 AM, ERIC CLONINGER <dcp874@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
>
> It's with regret that I announce that I and the Sequoyah development
> team will no longer be able to maintain the project. I want to start
> an orderly shutdown of the project, but the process will be fairly
> quick. We haven't been very active the last few months, although as
> late as June we had moved to git and had planned to do some cleanup on
> the components. That activity will not occur now.
>
> I know there are components of Sequoyah that are of interest to
> others, so I am sending this email to several mailing lists. Scott
> Lewis has expressed interest in the past in the VNC component for ECF.
> If that interest is still relevant, the transfer can begin with our
> blessing.
>
> The status of Mobile Tools for Java is uncertain to me. It is a
> sub-project of Sequoyah, but the mailing list activity has been
> minimal the last 18 months and emails to Gorkem have gone unanswered.
> The MTJ code is in git and the most recent submission was in April, so
> I believe the project is still viable, albeit with minimal adopters.
> My suggestion is to promote MTJ to a sub-project of tools or let the
> tools PMC make the call.
>
> As for activities related to Packages, I plan to maintain the Eclipse
> for Mobile Developers as a personal project through Juno SR2. It would
> be good to have a candidate for the Kepler milestones as I will only
> have enough time to test the Windows and Linux Juno packages. I do not
> have a Mac nor will one be available for me through Eldorado after
> SR1. I think it's been moderately popular with users, so having a
> maintainer should be a priority for the Kepler simultaneous release.
>
> If there are any questions or issues, feel free to raise them. Daniel
> and I should be available through the end of September to work through
> this process.
>
> Thank you for your understanding and support through this process.
>
> --
> Eric Cloninger (ericc@xxxxxxxxxxxx)
> Product Line Manager, MOTODEV Tools
> Eclipse Sequoyah Project Lead



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Eric Cloninger (ericc@xxxxxxxxxxxx)
Product Line Manager, MOTODEV Tools
Eclipse Sequoyah Project Lead