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From "Till Westmann" <ti...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Point3: Growing the community
Date Mon, 10 Aug 2015 04:09:50 GMT
Coming back to the original topic. Now there's a page on the Wiki
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/ASTERIXDB/Contributing+to+AsterixDB
and we can start collecting thoughts and content on how we can ease 
contribution.
If you have some ideas, please start putting them in :)

Cheers,
Till


On 7 Aug 2015, at 23:04, abdullah alamoudi 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.

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