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From Michael Brooks <mich...@michaelbrooks.ca>
Subject Re: [proposal] Moving to Git
Date Mon, 28 Nov 2011 18:27:42 GMT
+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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