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From Jianfeng Jia <jianfeng....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Point3: Growing the community
Date Sat, 08 Aug 2015 14:34:06 GMT
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
>
>


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Best Regards

Jianfeng Jia
Ph.D. Candidate of Computer Science
University of California, Irvine

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