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From Heri Ramampiaro <heri...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Point3: Growing the community
Date Tue, 11 Aug 2015 07:54:48 GMT
Hi Till:

My Confluence id is “heriram”.

Thanks,
-heri

> On Aug 8, 2015, at 5:44 PM, Till Westmann <tillw@apache.org> 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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