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From Nirmal Fernando <nirmal070...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Usergrid BaaS Stack for Apache Incubator
Date Wed, 25 Sep 2013 05:53:37 GMT
On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 10:22 AM, Nirmal Fernando <nirmal070125@gmail.com>wrote:

I've written below, wearing my Apache hat.

> hmm.. it appears to me that though you pushed the project into ASF, your
> intentions were not pure and you don't want any competitor of Apigee to be
> joined to the project (by going on your words, it is quite natural to think
> so.) even if they showed their genuine interest on helping the project out,
> with their know-how on related areas.
>
>
and the below statement, wearing my WSO2 hat.

> As Sanjiva requested, I'm gonna hereby withdraw my humble request to be
> added as a committer.
>
>
> On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 9:21 AM, Niranjan Karunanandham <
> niranjan.karu@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I was actually looking forward to contributing for this project where ever
>> possible but I think people have misunderstood our intentions. As
>> requested
>> by my CEO, I would like to withdraw my committer request.
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 7:36 AM, Dulitha Wijewantha <dulithaz@gmail.com
>> >wrote:
>>
>> > +1 for the Dave Fisher's example. I believe most of the people have
>> > misunderstood our intentions. We were offering to help the project to
>> grow
>> > and graduate faster. I am withdrawing my committer request as our CEO
>> asked
>> > too. But honestly speaking - if you guys are *scared* of the *community*
>> > and what the *community* is - I don't believe you shouldn't mention the
>> > below words in the proposal -
>> >
>> > *Although we are aware of the strength of the Apache brand, we are
>> > primarily
>> > *
>> > *interested in the transforming power of the Apache Way to help guide*
>> > *Usergrid towards a more diversified and meritocratic community*
>> >
>> >
>> > In my humble opinion - the above line should not be a part of the
>> proposal
>> > since the Apache way has always been to gather a community around the
>> > proposal who have shown interest towards the idea.
>> >
>> > Cheers
>> >
>> >
>> > On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 5:50 AM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net>
>> > wrote:
>> >
>> > >
>> > > On Sep 24, 2013, at 3:19 PM, Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
>> > >
>> > > > On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 10:23 PM, Alex Karasulu <
>> akarasulu@apache.org>
>> > > wrote:
>> > > >> ...So fill the bus with anybody who volunteers? That does not
sound
>> > > >> meritocratic....
>> > > >
>> > > > It's been like that for a while in the Incubator, people who sign
up
>> > > > as initial committers for a podling usually don't have to
>> demonstrate
>> > > > any merit.
>> > > >
>> > > > When the time comes to graduate the podling, it's perfectly fine to
>> > > > ask it to prune its list of committers and PMC members in order to
>> > > > keep only people who have demonstrated their committment during
>> > > > incubation.
>> > >
>> > > When OpenOffice.org was brought to the Incubator there was open
>> > > enrollment. There were over 70 Initial Committers. I had no experience
>> > with
>> > > OpenOffice. I did have an understanding of the ASF. I could help and I
>> > did.
>> > > It was tough to have such a large list many were OpenOffice.org people
>> > who
>> > > never really adapted to the ASF. We had all these people on the PPMC.
>> > When
>> > > graduation time came we managed to reduce the PMC to 25. We left the
>> > > Initial Committers connected. It hasn't really been a problem.
>> > >
>> > > My point is that without the Initial Committer free for all I think
>> that
>> > > AOO would not be as successful as now.
>> > >
>> > > Regards,
>> > > Dave
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>> > >
>> > >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > *Dulitha R. Wijewantha** Software Engineer*
>> > Tel: 94112793140 | Mobile: 94112793140
>> > dulithaz@gmail.com | http://dulithawijewantha.com
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> *Niranjan Karunanandham*
>> Senior Software Engineer
>> M: +94 777 749 661 <http:///>
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Best Regards,
> Nirmal
>
> C.S.Nirmal J. Fernando
> Senior Software Engineer,
> WSO2 Inc.
>
> Blog: http://nirmalfdo.blogspot.com/
>



-- 
Best Regards,
Nirmal

C.S.Nirmal J. Fernando
Senior Software Engineer,
WSO2 Inc.

Blog: http://nirmalfdo.blogspot.com/

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