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From Sharan Foga <sha...@apache.org>
Subject Re: ASF Application for Google Season of Docs 2019
Date Wed, 03 Apr 2019 20:43:03 GMT
Hi Gris

I've already sent the email to withdraw the ASF application that I created. If you think there
is specific work that could be useful then there is no reason that another application could
be made before the deadline.  

Thanks
Sharan


On 2019/04/03 20:37:51, Griselda Cuevas <gris@google.com.INVALID> wrote: 
> Hi Sharan & Joan,
> 
> I think we could have the tech writer help with overall content of the ASF,
> specially as we talk about how to best represent "meritocracy". *I can help
> scope the project.* My initial thoughts are that the concrete internship
> could be an ASF-wide content refresh with the focus of better represent
> meritocracy, diversity and inclusion.
> 
> If I'm not mistaken, this could fall under what Joan, Bertrand and Rich
> were already doing, so perhaps they could help as mentors? (not findings
> volunteers, just brainstorming)
> 
> G
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Wed, 3 Apr 2019 at 13:15, Sharan Foga <sharan@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> > Hi Joan
> >
> > We would need to specify the exact piece of work that the tech writer will
> > work on. So it's not a generic application. The tech writer will look at
> > the prospective work and choose what they think they would like to do. So I
> > think at this stage it makes sense to let the projects apply as they have
> > specific work that they want done..
> >
> > The ASF application would only be an umbrella for the specific project
> > work and I think trying to implement a hybrid solution would only cause
> > confusion.
> >
> > Thanks
> > Sharan
> >
> > On 2019/04/03 20:02:34, Joan Touzet <wohali@apache.org> wrote:
> > > Sharan, might want to keep the ASF application if we want their help
> > > with tech doc writing for things like the incubator, infra, etc. and
> > > other internally-facing ASF stuff. Not sure it makes sense for those
> > > groups to be individually reaching out on those topics.
> > >
> > > -Joan
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: "Sharan Foga" <sharan@apache.org>
> > > > To: dev@community.apache.org
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 3:52:13 PM
> > > > Subject: Re: ASF Application for Google Season of Docs 2019
> > > >
> > > > Agreed.
> > > >
> > > > I'll ask them to delete the ASF application for Season of Docs and
> > > > each Apache project can apply for themselves. I'll check the email
> > > > thread for those projects interested and send a message to their dev
> > > > list.
> > > >
> > > > Thanks
> > > > Sharan
> > > >
> > > > On 2019/04/03 15:29:59, Maxim Solodovnik <solomax666@gmail.com>
> > > > wrote:
> > > > > In such case I see no need in ASF wide org admins ....
> > > > > "it's every man for himself." (c)
> > > > >
> > > > > On Wed, 3 Apr 2019 at 22:24, Dinesh Joshi
> > > > > <dinesh.joshi@yahoo.com.invalid> wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I heard back. Here’s the exact response -
> > > > > >
> > > > > > “I believe the ASF has already applied. However, we are not
setup
> > > > > > to handle multiple applications through an umbrella
> > > > > > organization, so yes, you may want to have Apache Cassandra
> > > > > > apply separately.”
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Thanks,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Dinesh
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > On Apr 2, 2019, at 10:39 PM, Sharan Foga <sharan@apache.org>
> > > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > That's great Dinesh.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Thanks
> > > > > > > Sharan
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >> On 2019/04/03 05:35:25, Dinesh Joshi
> > > > > > >> <dinesh.joshi@yahoo.com.INVALID> wrote:
> > > > > > >> I have reached out to them seeking clarification. Will
let you
> > > > > > >> all know when I hear back.
> > > > > > >>
> > > > > > >> Dinesh
> > > > > > >>
> > > > > > >>> On Apr 2, 2019, at 10:33 PM, Sharan Foga <sharan@apache.org>
> > > > > > >>> wrote:
> > > > > > >>>
> > > > > > >>> Hi Aizhamal
> > > > > > >>>
> > > > > > >>> The rules are that a maximum of 2 technical writers
will be
> > > > > > >>> allocated per organisation - and we are asking
for the
> > > > > > >>> maximum. This is a Google constraint not ours.
And even
> > > > > > >>> though we have asked for 2, if accepted there is
also the
> > > > > > >>> possibility that we get allocated only 1.
> > > > > > >>>
> > > > > > >>> My thought is that unlike GSoC where there are
lots of
> > > > > > >>> students wanting to apply and participate, there
is only a
> > > > > > >>> limited number of technical writers available so
to ensure
> > > > > > >>> accepted organisations get at least one writer
- it is being
> > > > > > >>> limited.
> > > > > > >>>
> > > > > > >>> Thanks
> > > > > > >>> Sharan
> > > > > > >>>
> > > > > > >>>> On 2019/04/02 21:57:20, Aizhamal Nurmamat kyzy
> > > > > > >>>> <aizhamal@google.com.INVALID> wrote:
> > > > > > >>>> Hi Sharan,
> > > > > > >>>>
> > > > > > >>>> We plan to prepare ideas list for at least
2 Apache
> > > > > > >>>> projects, in particular
> > > > > > >>>> for Airflow, Beam and possibly Spark. I am
sure there are
> > > > > > >>>> other projects
> > > > > > >>>> that would like to participate, therefore I’m
wondering
> > > > > > >>>> whether 2 tech
> > > > > > >>>> writers will be enough? Can we ask for more?
> > > > > > >>>>
> > > > > > >>>> I’m happy to chat further to figure out what’s
the best
> > > > > > >>>> course of action.
> > > > > > >>>>
> > > > > > >>>> Thanks,
> > > > > > >>>> Aizhamal
> > > > > > >>>>
> > > > > > >>>>
> > > > > > >>>>> On Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 14:03 Sharan Foga
> > > > > > >>>>> <sharan@apache.org> wrote:
> > > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > > >>>>> Hi All
> > > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > > >>>>> As mentioned the applications for the Google
Season of Docs
> > > > > > >>>>> opened today
> > > > > > >>>>> and I'm working my way through it on behalf
of the ASF.
> > > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > > >>>>> If accepted, we will be allocated either
one or two
> > > > > > >>>>> techical writers.
> > > > > > >>>>> Google will also pay the ASF a stipend
of $500 per
> > > > > > >>>>> technical writer
> > > > > > >>>>> mentored (which I hope can go directly
to fundraising :-)
> > > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > > >>>>> Each project that wants to participate
must provide two
> > > > > > >>>>> mentors for each
> > > > > > >>>>> documentation project.
> > > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > > >>>>> As part of the application process there
are a few things
> > > > > > >>>>> that we need to
> > > > > > >>>>> setup.
> > > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > > >>>>> 1. Season of Docs Page and List of Project
Ideas
> > > > > > >>>>> We need to create a public webpage about
Season of Docs
> > > > > > >>>>> that contains the
> > > > > > >>>>> list of project ideas for documentation.
I have created a
> > > > > > >>>>> page on the
> > > > > > >>>>> ComDev wiki https://s.apache.org/w4CH 
with a table for
> > > > > > >>>>> projects to
> > > > > > >>>>> record their ideas.
> > > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > > >>>>> 2. Alternative administrator.
> > > > > > >>>>> I’ve set myself up as the primary admin
and Maxim as the
> > > > > > >>>>> alternative admin
> > > > > > >>>>> (Maxim, I need to confirm your contact
email and you will
> > > > > > >>>>> also need to
> > > > > > >>>>> register as the alternative admin and I
will email you the
> > > > > > >>>>> link offline)
> > > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > > >>>>> 3. Mentors
> > > > > > >>>>> All mentors from the projects interested
in participating
> > > > > > >>>>> must register
> > > > > > >>>>> individually at the following link :
> > > > > > >>>>> https://forms.gle/a1x26WQGzURLerv66.
> > > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > > >>>>> 4. Application Form: Documentation / Technnial
Writer
> > > > > > >>>>> Collaboration
> > > > > > >>>>> There is a section to fill in about experience
with
> > > > > > >>>>> documentation and any
> > > > > > >>>>> previous collaboration with technical writers.
I know a few
> > > > > > >>>>> projects have
> > > > > > >>>>> used various tools for documentation -
but not sure about
> > > > > > >>>>> any technical
> > > > > > >>>>> writing collaboration (so if you know of
any then please
> > > > > > >>>>> let me know)
> > > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > > >>>>> 5. Application Form: GSoC
> > > > > > >>>>> There is a section to complete at our participation
in
> > > > > > >>>>> GSoC.I think I have
> > > > > > >>>>> the details from our application this year
so can follow up
> > > > > > >>>>> with Maxim or
> > > > > > >>>>> Uli about it
> > > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > > >>>>> This is all I have at the moment and we
have until the 23rd
> > > > > > >>>>> April 2019 to
> > > > > > >>>>> finalise all the application details. Ideally
I want to
> > > > > > >>>>> have it done well
> > > > > > >>>>> before then :-)
> > > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > > >>>>> Please pass on this information within
your various
> > > > > > >>>>> projects and as with
> > > > > > >>>>> GSoC - I'll see how we can get this information
out to all
> > > > > > >>>>> our project
> > > > > > >>>>> mailing lists.
> > > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > > >>>>> Thanks
> > > > > > >>>>> Sharan
> > > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > > >>>>>
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> > > > > > >>>>> --
> > > > > > >>>>
> > > > > > >>>> *Aizhamal Nurmamat kyzy*
> > > > > > >>>>
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