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From Alex Karasulu <>
Subject Re: New to the list.
Date Wed, 16 Mar 2005 20:03:15 GMT
Tony Blanchard wrote:

> Hello to the list.
Welcome Tony!

> I am a french developper and would like to help on the ApacheDS if it 
> is possible and compatible with my planning.
> As I have never worked on an open source project, and as I want to 
> achieve correctly the things I bind to(is this correct ?), I would 
> like just to know some basic things on it.
> For instance, how do you manage your work to achieve planned tasks on 
> time ?

We use JIRA here:

> Who dispacthes the tasks and how ?

Well there are project leads and they usually pick up tasks but others 
come in to pick things up that have particular importance to them.

> Who chooses the persons who contribute and how does he/she see the 
> technical level of the new contributer ?

Our PMC does as a community.  There is more information on this process 
on the main Apache site here:

You might want to look at how people become committers on that page.

> I  have read the Apache pages on contribution but, maybe as English is 
> not my  natural language, I did not find it very clear. For instance, 
> I find the entire way of working is not clearly explained , what is 
> the process, what are the tools ... Maybe I have missed something ...

Hmm so you read the material above? 

> Thanks for your patience


    -- Alex

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