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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Robust-Task introduction
Date Sun, 22 Mar 2009 08:57:24 GMT

--- On Sun, 3/22/09, Min Cha <minslovey@gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Min Cha <minslovey@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Robust-Task introduction
> To: "Commons Developers List" <dev@commons.apache.org>
> Cc: "incubator-general" <general-subscribe@incubator.apache.org>
> Date: Sunday, March 22, 2009, 12:49 AM
> Hi, Matt.
> Thanks for your interest and opinion.
> 
> As you said, this is food for thought. Honestly I think
> that Robust-Task is
> suitable for Commons rather than incubator for going to
> TLP. As you
> mentioned, however, I am worrying about I don`t have
> 'commit authority' when
> it goes to sandbox.
> 
> So, I`d like to know how to obtain 'commit authority' when
> it goes to
> sandbox. Is it possible?

Yes, by sustained engagement and participation in the Commons community you could earn committership.
 Not sure how this works with sandbox components, however.  It would be somewhat a new situation,
at least in my experience.

-Matt

> 
> Thanks for your reading.
> Cheers.
> 
> On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 3:58 AM, Matt Benson <gudnabrsam@yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> 
> >
> > Speaking as a member of the Commons PMC, though not
> for the ENTIRE PMC:
> >  given the comparisons between robust-task and
> [chain], maybe this could be
> > a seed for a [chain] rewrite/2.0 .  Then you'd
> still have the question of
> > sandbox grant vs. incubation; the problem with the
> sandbox grant AIUI is
> > that as a non-ASF-committer Min would be "reduced" to
> the status of a
> > community member, no longer able to make commits
> directly on the code.
> >  Further, this would require that some existing
> Apache committer(s) be
> > willing to take responsibility for the sandbox
> component and commit (Min's
> > or others') submitted patches.  With the
> incubation route, Min would become
> > a podling committer.  While I would think there
> would be a fair chance that
> > Commons would be willing to sign on as sponsoring PMC,
> I am unaware of any
> > previous podlings that have graduated to
> Commons.  Commons being a bit of a
> > special case as TLPs go, the exit criteria for a
> podling into Commons are
> > less than
> >  clear.  With this in mind myself and Henri
> Yandell quite some time ago
> > worked up a proposal for a Commons mini-incubator but
> received little
> > (actually "no" IIRC) feedback.
> >
> > Food for thought anyway.
> >
> > -Matt
> >
> > --- On Sat, 3/21/09, Niclas Hedhman <niclas@hedhman.org>
> wrote:
> >
> > > From: Niclas Hedhman <niclas@hedhman.org>
> > > Subject: Re: Robust-Task introduction
> > > To: general@incubator.apache.org
> > > Cc: dev@commons.apache.org
> > > Date: Saturday, March 21, 2009, 4:23 AM
> > > On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 9:04 PM, Min
> > > Cha <minslovey@gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > I wonder whether I am understanding a
> message from
> > > you.
> > > > Do you think this project should or can be a
> component
> > > in Commons?
> > >
> > > Could become...
> > >
> > > > If so,  I would like to know how to be
> a component in
> > > Commons.
> > >
> > > Well, it depends. The Commons community could
> either go
> > > for
> > > Incubation, in which case it is about getting a
> community
> > > built up
> > > with the codebase. I suspect that the codebase is
> too small
> > > for
> > > Incubation, and Commons should do a "Software
> Grant" and
> > > import the
> > > codebase into their existing community. Now, it
> is up to
> > > 'them' how
> > > they want to proceed. I am skeptical to
> incubation to grow
> > > community,
> > > but no problem to see a them take the library in
> via a
> > > Software Grant.
> > >
> > > Cheers
> > > Niclas
> > > --
> > > http://www.qi4j.org - New Energy for Java
> > >
> > >
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> 
> 
> -- 
> Min Cha, Dreaming Developer
> Robust-Task :
> http://code.google.com/p/robust-coupe/wiki/RobustTaskIntroduction
> English : http://minslovey.blogspot.com
> Korean : http://minslovey.tistory.com
> 


      

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