Mission Statement for the Adoption Group for OpenJDK

Mani Sarkar sadhak001 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 17 07:26:32 PST 2014

I think you got my intention - it was meant in a casual sense, and not a
mandatory thing. But when everyone does a little bit of that, it feels we
are supporting and holding the community and initiative together but that's
just my humble view! Definitely don't wish contributors to run away from us.


On Sun, Feb 16, 2014 at 2:48 PM, Daniel Bryant
<daniel.bryant at tai-dev.co.uk>wrote:

> Hi Mani, all,
>> actually everyone who adopts should evangelise, not
>> leave it to a handful or just one person.
> I think I see your underlying intent here, but we might want to be careful
> with this kind of statement. Not everyone who wants to get involved with
> the group will also want to evangelise (at least not initially), and we
> should be wary of scaring people away, especially current committers who
> may be happy to remain out of public view.
> I did have to smile when I initially read your email, as I know you've
> mentioned on many occasions that you personally don't like being called an
> evangelist (although we all know you are a great OpenJDK evangelist!) ;-)
> Best wishes,
> Daniel

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