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From Shazron <shaz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [proposal] Moving to Git
Date Mon, 28 Nov 2011 18:42:58 GMT
+1
I'm joining the couchdb lists as well..

On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 10:27 AM, Michael Brooks
<michael@michaelbrooks.ca> wrote:
> +1 - Huge appreciation goes out to you Ross. I'll help in any way and I'm
> already lurking on the CouchDB mailing-list.
>
> On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 9:30 AM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:
>
>> +++1
>>
>> On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 2:32 AM, Ross Gardler
>> <rgardler@opendirective.com> wrote:
>> > On 26 November 2011 22:12, Ross Gardler <rgardler@opendirective.com>
>> wrote:
>> >> As a result (and because another mentor has
>> >> stepped up to support my position) I'm willing to make a case to
>> >> infrastructure for you to move to Git ASAP, but I have two conditions
>> before
>> >> I make that request.
>> >>
>> >> The first is that all mentors on this project support my proposal.
>> >
>> > All mentors have now supported this proposal, so it's over to the
>> committers ...
>> >
>> >> The second condition is that the team ensure that the documentation
>> over on
>> >> the CouchDB project reflects the process that this project will follow
>> in
>> >> managing the canonical repository here at the ASF. I want it to
>> describe how
>> >> you will manage committer contributions, non-committer contributions, IP
>> >> review, releases and whatever else is important to your project.
>> >> I'm not really interested in the nitty gritty of the processes, we'll
>> work
>> >> that out in practice. What I want is a document that convinces me that
>> there
>> >> will be a single canonical repository for the community to engage
>> with. If I
>> >> am confident you can use Git in an Apache Way style process then I'm
>> willing
>> >> to make the case to infrastructure, and if necessary, the board. I'm
>> >> reasonably sure that if you can convince me and the other mentors here
>> then
>> >> we can convince the infrastructure team.
>> >> Since you are in the incubator and I know nothing of your current
>> governance
>> >> and I don't know if it is close or distant from the Apache Way. On the
>> >> CouchDB list I have posted some comments from an ASF project member
>> which
>> >> defines the process they use in a git-svn environment (they came from
>> Git
>> >> when they came to the ASF). This mail will, hopefully,  be a useful
>> starting
>> >> point (or maybe its all covered in the wiki page already).
>> >> See http://markmail.org/thread/q43mto5emnhpej2k
>> >> Taking off my mentor hat for a moment and putting on my VP Community
>> >> Development hat I will use this document, and what I learn from this
>> >> incubation project, to help ensure that Git can be used successfully
>> >> alongside SVN in Apache projects.
>> >> However, please understand that even after all this I cannot guarantee
>> that
>> >> infrastructure will agree to allow you to move to Git. However, I am
>> >> confident enough to be willing to spend some of my time on it,
>> hopefully you
>> >> will be too.
>> >> Are mentors OK with this?
>> >> Are committers OK with this as a way forwards? Do the committers have
>> any
>> >> questions or observations?
>> >> Ross
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > Ross Gardler (@rgardler)
>> > Programme Leader (Open Development)
>> > OpenDirective http://opendirective.com
>> >
>>
>

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