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Java.net Projects Migration Opt-In Deadline is November 30

Posted by editor on November 5, 2010 at 11:42 AM PDT

As java.net Community Manager Sonya Barry recently announced, java.net projects are being migrated to the Kenai infrastructure. Existing java.net projects will not be automatically migrated. Rather, owners of java.net projects must identify that they they'd like their projects migrated using the Project Migration Request form.

There is a deadline for identifying that you'd like specific projects migrated: November 30, 2010. Sonya notes:

Any project that is not specifically requested by name via the opt-in form by November 30, 2010 will be purged when the CollabNet site goes dark. We will be keeping tarballs of the CollabNet contents and will be able to distribute them after the site goes dark, however projects that request migration are our top priority.

In other words, if you own a java.net project, and you don't submit a project migration request by November 30, 2010, your project will become unavailable when the CollabNet java.net projects site is closed. It will be possible to resurrect your project, since the tarball will be available -- but, if your project is active, and you want to minimize the amount of time when it will be unavailable, you should be sure to submit a migration request by November 30.

Regarding the migration process, Sonya includes a detailed description of what's going to happen with the various components of java.net projects (repositories, mailing lists, documents and files, etc.) in the "Forge Migration" section of her post.


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