[Thuban-list] export to APR ?
mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Tue Feb 10 14:02:31 CET 2004
Bernhard Reiter said:
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2004 at 01:24:53PM +0100, Jan-Oliver Wagner wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 10, 2004 at 01:15:10PM +0100, Moritz Lennert wrote:
>> > Are there plans of creating an exportAPR extension similar to
>> importAPR ?
> Not yet.
> It depends on demand
> and someone contributing or contracting us.
>> Would it make sense to offer a migration path towards proprietary
>> What use scenario do you have in mind?
> Not knowing what Moritz has in mind,
> I can offer a useful scenario:
> People might want to do a soft migration towards Free Software and Thuban.
> They have an APR project and want to do some steps with Thuban.
> They would start doing some steps with Thuban
> and still keep doing old steps with their proprietary software
> until they can eliminated the proprietary software in the next levels.
We often work in research projects with other teams, and in some projects
some of the info is requested in apr format. So, offering an export to apr
actually allows people to migrate to free software while not (immediately)
upsetting collaborations for which we do not always control the rules.
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