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From "Till Westmann" <ti...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Point3: Growing the community
Date Sat, 08 Aug 2015 07:06:39 GMT
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

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