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From Marcos Ortiz <mlor...@uci.cu>
Subject Re: Please join me in welcoming Aaron Myers as the newest Apache Hadoop committer
Date Fri, 03 Jun 2011 13:08:32 GMT
El 6/3/2011 1:18 AM, Todd Lipcon escribió:
> To Aaron: congrats!
> To Jamie, and anyone else wondering how to become a committer, there are
> some brief guidelines to how many people in the Apache community see the
> role:
> http://community.apache.org/newcommitter.html
> In the end, though, it is a vote by the project's management committee (PMC)
> where each member can vote based on the criteria they think will best
> benefit the project.
> I won't speak for other PMC members, but my top criteria are:
> - Do they have good technical skills in general, and also demonstrate good
> understanding of some part of our specific codebase? (in other words, can
> they effectively review and commit new contributor's work without
> introducing bad code or bugs)
> - Do they know their limitations? (eg knowing when it's better to let
> another committer review a patch because they don't know the possible
> ramifications of the change well enough)
> - Are they a team player who can compromise even if it means some extra work
> for them? (eg adding additional unit tests when asked, changing a design
> based on some feedback even if they have to throw away some code, etc)
> So, if you or anyone else would like to become a committer, the best way is
> to start by showing the qualities above. Here are some concrete steps you
> might take as a new contributor:
> - subscribe to the "dev" mailing lists and watch for broken Hudson builds.
> If you see a test start newly failing, try to investigate which commit broke
> it and do your best to debug what might have caused it.
> - subscribe to the "user" mailing list and answer other users' questions
> (this helps demonstrate that you want to help others and that you know the
> product/code well)
> - find a bug and submit a patch to fix it. Here's a link to a bunch of
> tickets that have been deemed easy enough for new contributors:
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa?reset=true&jqlQuery=project+in+(%22HADOOP%22,+%22MAPREDUCE%22,+%22HDFS%22)+and+labels+%3D+%22newbie%22+and+status+%3D+open
> If you or anyone else would like any more advice about how best to
> contribute, feel free to reach out to me or the dev lists (specific
> questions are best!)
> Thanks
> -Todd
> On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 7:04 PM, Kum seong Moon<tearsend@gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Congratulations, Mr.Myers!
>> When, how can I be a person like you?
>> Cheers,
>> Jamie Moon
>> 2011/6/3 Harsh J<harsh@cloudera.com>
>>> Congratulations Aaron!
>>> On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 10:42 PM, Eli Collins<eli@cloudera.com>  wrote:
>>>> On behalf of the PMC, I am pleased to announce that Aaron Myers has
>>>> been elected a committer in the Apache Hadoop Common and HDFS
>>>> projects.  We appreciate all the work Aaron has put into the project
>>>> so far, and are looking forward to his future contributions.  Welcome
>>>> aboard atm!
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Eli
>>> --
>>> Harsh J
Good points, Todd.

Marcos Luís Ortíz Valmaseda
  Software Engineer (Distributed Systems)
  Universidad de las Ciencias Informaticas
  La Habana, Cuba

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