I sent my note to get the project kicked in the behind a little.  From what I 
can see the output of the project is something that has many academic 
institutions interested, and others as well.  What seems to be lacking is 
movement in the community to help grow it and actively "work the project" from 
a community standpoint.  Its been pretty good about doing the must haves like 
submitting reports and the like but it has fallen short on the build the 
community aspect in terms of diversity of comitters and such.  

Lots of dev activity, lots of JIRAs and different movement showing that work is 
happening.  At some point, they need to leave the comfort of the Incubator.  I 
don't want to see a false flurry of activity to get the homework done and I'd 
hate to see them exit ungracefully.  Its time the community step up, or ....

Matt Hogstrom

A Day Without Nuclear Fusion Is a Day Without Sunshine

On Mar 17, 2012, at 12:45 PM, Alan D. Cabrera wrote:

> On Mar 16, 2012, at 1:36 PM, Matt Hogstrom wrote:
>> Guys, 
>> I've been an absent mentor and am catching up on e-mail.  In looking at VCL 
>> it seems like you're kinda past time to graduate.  Kind of like a 
>> 26-year-old college Student living at home :) 
>> Thoughts on kicking off the process? 
> Do you feel there's sufficient diversity?  It seems to me that if NCSU pulls 
> their engineers off the project it will be dead in the water.  I'd like to 
> know what your opinion is on this.
> Other than that I feel that it's an excellent project and ready for 
> graduation.
> Regards,
> Alan

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