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From "Till Westmann" <ti...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Point3: Growing the community
Date Sat, 08 Aug 2015 07:33:27 GMT
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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