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From SamuelKevin <lovesumm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Bluesky calls for a new mentor!
Date Thu, 30 Jun 2011 03:12:07 GMT
Hi, Noel:

2011/6/30 Noel J. Bergman <noel@devtech.com>

> Joe Schaefer wrote:
> > Chen Liu wrote:
> > > We propose to move future development of BlueSky to the Apache Software
> > > Foundation in order to build a broader user and developer community.
>
> > You are supposed to be doing your development work in the ASF subversion
> > repository, using ASF mailing lists, as peers.
>
> Chen, as Joe points out, these are what BlueSky should have been doing for
> the past three (3) years, and yet we still here a proposal for the future.
>
> > Looking at the (limited) commit history, there is a total imbalance
> between
> > the number of people associated with the development work (20+) and the
> > number of people with Apache accounts here (2).
>
> I guess i can explain that. Most of the developers of BlueSky project are
students. As you all know, students come  when they join in school and go
after they graduate. So the active developers are around 10. Like we used to
have 5 committers, but now we only have 2 committers in active.

> Again, as Joe points out, ALL of BlueSky development should been done via
> the ASF infrastructure, not periodically synchronized.  We are a
> development
> community, not a remote archive.
>
> > What we really need you to discuss are *plans*, how you will implement
> them,
> > who will implement them, and how you will collaborate in the codebase as
> peers.
>
> Joe, again, has this on the money.  The BlueSky project must immediately
> make significant strides to rectify these issues.  Now, not later.
>
> We should see:
>
>  1) All current code in the ASF repository.
>  2) All development via ASF accounts (get the rest of the people signed
> up).
>  3) Ddevelopment discussion on the mailing list.
>  4) All licensing issues cleaned up.
>
> According to what you've listed, i would forward your suggestion to bluesky
dev list and wish we could make a quick response after
discussion. Appreciate your help.
regards,
Kevin

>        --- Noel
>
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-- 
Bowen Ma a.k.a Samuel Kevin @ Bluesky Dev Team    XJTU
Shaanxi Province Key Lab. of Satellite and Terrestrial Network Tech
http://incubator.apache.org/bluesky/

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