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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] How do we want to handle Whiteboard?
Date Tue, 09 Apr 2013 06:23:07 GMT

On Apr 8, 2013, at 10:17 PM, Om wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 9:31 PM, Dave Fisher <wave@apache.org> wrote:
>> This discussion seems familiar. Justin has the ASF viewpoint for the most
>> part. Talk to infra and David Nalley about the issues in expanding out to
>> github.
>> Regards,
>> Dave
> Before I bother Infra about this, do you think you can point me to some
> past discussion about this?

The discussion was many months ago on the infra lists. I don't recall if it was public or

The gist is that this PMC is responsible for keeping the IP in shape and doing the work in
the open.

The support of GIT has come a long way by Infra. You should ask because there may or may not
yet be a document that discusses how far to go.

If github is broken then please go to Infra to ask how the project can help.


> Thanks,
> Om
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Apr 8, 2013, at 4:35 PM, Om <bigosmallm@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 4:26 PM, Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com
>>> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> Think we may be missing the point here there's nothing to stop a
>> committer
>>>> from using github for their own experiments now, but if that code is
>>>> eventually donated into the Flex project it would need to:
>>>> 1) Any contributors who have a made a large contribution have signed a
>>>> ICLA and agree to this code being donated. Just having an ICLA signed
>> may
>>>> not be enough as it may not been clear that the intent was to move the
>> code
>>>> to Apache Flex. So in git hub are all contributors easily identified and
>>>> contactable?
>>> Notifying the contributer when they send a "pull request" to a
>> committer's
>>> whiteboard project should serve exactly this purpose.
>>>> 2) Development should be in the open and all current committers notified
>>>> of progress. At the very least discussion about the code need to take
>> place
>>>> on the development list (and not elsewhere ie in github) and all
>>>> changes/diffs to the code need to mailed to commit mailing list.
>>> We will experiment with the organization settings to see if all this is
>>> doable.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Om
>>>> Having the whiteboards in git hub would be no different.
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Justin

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