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From Eric Sammer <esam...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Provisionr join the Apache Incubator
Date Fri, 01 Mar 2013 18:45:02 GMT
I'd love to be involved if you're actively looking for initial committers.
I'm very familiar with OSGi, puppet, and the Hadoop ecosystem side of
things. I'm (non-binding) +1 on accepting the project to the incubator.


On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 10:52 AM, Andrei Savu <savu.andrei@gmail.com> wrote:

> Anyone else interested to join?
>
> We are still looking for mentors / initial contributor. If you are working
> with OSGi, Karaf, Activiti,
> Cloud APIs or Puppet it would be great to have you on-board as a mentor or
> contributor.
>
> I am at ApacheCon in Portland - feel free to get in touch if you want to
> know more.
>
> -- Andrei Savu
>
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 10:56 AM, Andrei Savu <savu.andrei@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> >
> > I think the following presentation does a better job at explaining the
> > scope of Provisionr:
> >
> >
> >
> http://www.slideshare.net/savu.andrei/creating-pools-of-virtual-machines-apachecon-na-2013
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > -- Andrei Savu
> >
> > On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 7:53 AM, Benson Margulies <bimargulies@gmail.com
> >wrote:
> >
> >> On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 2:28 AM, Tom White <tom.e.white@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> > On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 6:34 AM, Andrei Savu <savu.andrei@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> Tom do you want to be a champion for this proposal?
> >> >
> >> > Yes, I'd be happy to.
> >> >
> >> > One thing I think is worth discussing more here is whether Provisionr
> >> > should be a TLP on graduation, or whether it should be a module in
> >> > Whirr.
> >>
> >>
> >> Well, that puts this proposal into a gray area. In case you haven't
> >> been reading all the traffic on this list, I'll give a quick summary
> >> here.
> >>
> >> Historically, the Foundation had 'subprojects', and the the incubator
> >> hosted podlings intended, eventually, to become subprojects of
> >> existing TLPs.  We don't do that anymore. If Provisionr becomes part
> >> of Whir, it just becomes, well, part of Whir.
> >>
> >> That raises the question of what you need the incubator for if this is
> >> your goal. There's a pretty simple alternative. The existing
> >> Provisionr team works with Whir to do an IP grant of the code to the
> >> Foundation. The existing team submits ICLAs. Whir makes a branch or
> >> other distinctive tree in source control and grants the Provisionr
> >> team commit access _to that tree_. Over time, the Provisionr people
> >> earn full committer status by merit, and appropriate adjustments are
> >> made to the tree structure.
> >>
> >> Given the state of the conversation about policy on this subject, I
> >> think it would be reasonable to ask you all to talk to the Whir people
> >> about this, and see if you an all come to an agreement for something
> >> like this in parallel with a discussion here.
> >>
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