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From Mike Carey <dtab...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Point3: Growing the community
Date Sun, 09 Aug 2015 07:20:56 GMT
+1 for that useage (and not for documentation).
I'm a big wiki fan too, for quick documents.
(I do all my teaching "web" pages using a wiki now.)

On 8/8/15 1:31 AM, Ted Dunning wrote:
> They might well work for that.
>
>
>
> On Sat, Aug 8, 2015 at 12:53 AM, Till Westmann <tillw@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> In general I'm also not a big fan of Wikis as they tend to get messy after
>> a while.
>> So I wouldn't necessarily use them for documentation. But I think that
>> there's a place for them for quick collaboration.
>> Do you think that the Apache Wikis (confluence in this case) would be
>> suited for that or would that be cumbersome as well?
>>
>> On 8 Aug 2015, at 0:46, Ted Dunning wrote:
>>
>> Be cautious a bit here.  The wikis that are available at Apache tend to be
>>> a bit cumbersome.
>>>
>>> Some projects have lately opted to simply storing pages as mark-down which
>>> are automatically rendered.  This makes it easy to make updates and even
>>> have outsiders contributed, but not as easy as a wiki.  On the other hand,
>>> it is more reliable and serves pages very fast.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sat, Aug 8, 2015 at 12:33 AM, Till Westmann <tillw@apache.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> I've created a request (
>>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/servicedesk/agent/INFRA/issue/INFRA-10090
>>>> ),
>>>> hopefully the information I provided is sufficient.
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Till
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 8 Aug 2015, at 0:11, Jianfeng Jia wrote:
>>>>
>>>> +1 for wiki!
>>>>
>>>>> On Sat, Aug 8, 2015 at 12:09 AM, abdullah alamoudi <bamousaa@gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> I agree with both of you. This is not a single man job :-)
>>>>>
>>>>>> On Sat, Aug 8, 2015 at 10:06 AM, Till Westmann <tillw@apache.org>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> We don't have a wiki yet, but it should be easy to get one (and it's
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> probably the right tool to do something like this).
>>>>>>> Would you agree?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>>>> Till
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 7 Aug 2015, at 23:59, Jianfeng Jia wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Do you guys like the Wiki? like the Spark's:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/SPARK/Contributing+to+Spark
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> .
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> We can create a skeleton, create different pages for different
>>>>>>>> internal
>>>>>>>> components, and *gradually* fill it. (It's a history debt
that I
>>>>>>>> don't
>>>>>>>> think some guy can spend just some days to finish it perfectly.
Let's
>>>>>>>> crowdsource it. :-)
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Fri, Aug 7, 2015 at 11:04 PM, abdullah alamoudi <
>>>>>>>> bamousaa@gmail.com
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>> Hi everyone,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> In the August 2015 incubator report, the 3rd issue to address
before
>>>>>>>>> graduation is growing the AsterixDB community.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Since we entered the incubator, at least two members
wanted to join
>>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>>> community and contribute only to end up disappearing.
Getting
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> acquainted
>>>>>> with the codebase seems like a difficult task for new comers and
I
>>>>>>>>> think
>>>>>> we
>>>>>>>> should make it a little bit easier.
>>>>>>>>> I know this is long overdue and someone promised in the
ancient past
>>>>>>>>> to
>>>>>>>>> prepare an entry document for new contributor (Who was
it?). I am
>>>>>>>>> aware
>>>>>>>>> that we all are busy addressing issues, working on new
features,
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> running
>>>>>> some experiments, writing a paper, etc. but we can still work towards
>>>>>>>> this
>>>>>>>>> in small steps.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> My suggestion is that someone create an outline of how
that document
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> will
>>>>>> be and then publish it in some location where we all have a chance
to
>>>>>>>> contribute (Maybe the AsterixDB website in the documentation
>>>>>>>>> branch?).
>>>>>>>>> Once
>>>>>>>>> we have that, whenever somebody spends some time in a
new area of
>>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>>> code,
>>>>>>>>> they should contribute to the document and we should
eventually get
>>>>>>>>> there.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>>>>>> Amoudi, Abdullah.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> -----------------
>>>>>>>> Best Regards
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Jianfeng Jia
>>>>>>>> Ph.D. Candidate of Computer Science
>>>>>>>> University of California, Irvine
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Amoudi, Abdullah.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>>
>>>>> -----------------
>>>>> Best Regards
>>>>>
>>>>> Jianfeng Jia
>>>>> Ph.D. Candidate of Computer Science
>>>>> University of California, Irvine
>>>>>
>>>>>


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