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From Jianfeng Jia <>
Subject Re: Point3: Growing the community
Date Sat, 08 Aug 2015 06:59:44 GMT
Do you guys like the Wiki? like the Spark's:

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 <>

> 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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