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From Mike Carey <dtab...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Point3: Growing the community
Date Sun, 09 Aug 2015 07:24:20 GMT
I'm now registered as "dtabass" (surprise, surprise :-))....

On 8/8/15 8:44 AM, Till Westmann wrote:
> Thanks!
>
> For everybody else: if you want to write something on the Wiki, please register at https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/signup.action
<https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/signup.action> and send out your user name so that
we can add it to our Wiki space.
>
> Cheers,
> Till
>
>> On Aug 8, 2015, at 7:34 AM, Jianfeng Jia <jianfeng.jia@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Done.
>>
>> On Sat, Aug 8, 2015 at 1:43 AM, Till Westmann <tillw@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Ok, we got the Wiki:
>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/ASTERIXDB/Asterix+DB
>>> But I’m not an administrator - but Jianfeng is.
>>>
>>> @Jianfeng, could you add me (tillw) as an administrator?
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Till
>>>
>>>> On Aug 8, 2015, at 1:06 AM, Jianfeng Jia <jianfeng.jia@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi Till,
>>>> My username is Jianfeng
>>>>
>>>> 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
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>>
>>>> -----------------
>>>> Best Regards
>>>>
>>>> Jianfeng Jia
>>>> Ph.D. Candidate of Computer Science
>>>> University of California, Irvine
>>>
>>
>> -- 
>>
>> -----------------
>> Best Regards
>>
>> Jianfeng Jia
>> Ph.D. Candidate of Computer Science
>> University of California, Irvine
>


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