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From Till Westmann <ti...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Point3: Growing the community
Date Tue, 11 Aug 2015 20:33:33 GMT
Added. 

> On Aug 11, 2015, at 00:54, Heri Ramampiaro <heriram@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 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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