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From blee...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1449143 - /incubator/ctakes/site/trunk/content/ctakes/gettingstarted.mdtext
Date Fri, 22 Feb 2013 17:41:14 GMT
Author: bleeker
Date: Fri Feb 22 17:41:14 2013
New Revision: 1449143

URL: http://svn.apache.org/r1449143
Log:
CMS commit to ctakes by bleeker

Modified:
    incubator/ctakes/site/trunk/content/ctakes/gettingstarted.mdtext

Modified: incubator/ctakes/site/trunk/content/ctakes/gettingstarted.mdtext
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/ctakes/site/trunk/content/ctakes/gettingstarted.mdtext?rev=1449143&r1=1449142&r2=1449143&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- incubator/ctakes/site/trunk/content/ctakes/gettingstarted.mdtext (original)
+++ incubator/ctakes/site/trunk/content/ctakes/gettingstarted.mdtext Fri Feb 22 17:41:14 2013
@@ -29,12 +29,13 @@ Downloads and the glossary are best left
 The *Community* section is all about interacting with the group of people who contribute
to the code base and who use it in projects at their own place of business.
 Use that part of the site to see how you can participate.
 
-Next you will see sections for *Users* and *Developers*.
+Next you will see sections for *Users* and *Developers* and *PPMC* (Apache has their own
[definition of users](http://incubator.apache.org/guides/participation.html) matching these.):
 
   - **Users** is for people who want to take a binary distribution of cTAKES and try it out
or perhaps configure it for a run at annotating text in their enterprise.
-  - **Developers** is for those looking to change or extend the code, compile the code, deploy,
and annotate text for their enterprise. Developers are encouraged to contribute changes and
fixes back to the community.
+  - **Developers** is for those looking to change or extend the code, compile the code, deploy,
and annotate text for their enterprise. Developers are encouraged to contribute changes and
fixes back to the community through a committer or by becoming a committer.
+  - **Committers** are in the PPMC (Podling Project Management Committee). They check-in
code for cTAKES, develop this web site, help the community produce releases, etc.
 
-Finally, the PPMC (Podling Project Management Committee) and the ASF (Apache Software Foundation)
section have to do with administrating this project.
+The ASF (Apache Software Foundation) section has to do with administrating this project.
 
 cTAKES has one other site used to house the bulk of the documentation. You will eventually
be directed to the [cTAKES documentation](https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/x/PRjVAQ) as
you begin.
 
@@ -55,11 +56,15 @@ Developers will need a development envir
 Eclipse is popular, but your favorite command line tools or other IDEs will also work just
fine. 
 cTAKES builds are based on [maven](http://maven.apache.org/) (another Apache project), so
your IDE must support maven.
 
-The Developer Guide is where you want to start. It has an extremely short set of install
and build instructions, for those that have been through this many times, as well as step-by-step
install and build instructions. 
+The [Developer Guide](http://incubator.apache.org/ctakes/developerguide.html) and [FAQs](http://incubator.apache.org/ctakes/developer-faqs.html)
is where you want to start. 
+You will find an extremely short set of install and build instructions, for those that have
been through this many times, as well as step-by-step install and build instructions. 
 One thing you'll need before you get started is the knowledge of how the SVN cTAKES code
[trunk, branches, and tags](http://incubator.apache.org/ctakes/developer-faqs.html#how-does-the-ctakes-project-manage-the-trunk-tags-and-branches-in-svn)
are used.
 
 #Running the cTAKES annotators
 cTAKES is based on [UIMA](http://uima.apache.org/) (another Apache project). UIMA brings
a couple of GUI tools to the table for you to start getting an understanding of what the annotators
do. 
-The User Guide will show how to launch these tools (Developers your guide shows how to launch
from Eclipse) and then how to process some test text. 
+The guides will show how to launch these tools (Developers your guide shows how to launch
from Eclipse) and then how to process some test text. 
 After you understand what is going on you will be able to take out the GUIs and process large
amounts of clinical text to meet your needs.
 In the end that's what this is all about.
+
+#Getting started as a committer
+TBD



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