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From Lieven Govaerts <lieven.govae...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Usergrid BaaS Stack for Apache Incubator
Date Tue, 24 Sep 2013 12:55:08 GMT
Forgot to add the link.

On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 2:40 PM, Lieven Govaerts
<lieven.govaerts@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 1:25 PM, Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com> wrote:
>> Alex, if people want to join and add themselves as
>> committers, then they can. The bar to entry for podlings
>> during the initial proposal stage is "I'm interested" :)
>
> Is there some more background available on why the barrier is set this
> low in the incubator? It seems unnatural to me. A large part of
> incubation of course is to attract new committers, but why not let the
> podling decide on which barrier it wants to use?
>
> I'd expect apache committers or members that are interested in a
> podling's product will express that by joining with code and/or
> documentation improvements, and as a result get voted in as committers
> just like anyone else.
>
> In fact, the Incubation Policy says about mentors (section Committers
> at the bottom of [1]):

[1]: http://incubator.apache.org/incubation/Incubation_Policy.html#Committers

> "On acceptance of a candidate project, the assigned Mentors shall be
> given access to the Podling's repository for the duration of the
> incubation process. [...]
> To be given full committer privileges, such as the right to add new
> code to the repository, the Mentor must earn them as would any other
> potential new committer."
>
> I'm not specifically against it, I just like to understand why this is
> a good idea.
>
> Lieven
>
>> On Sep 24, 2013, at 3:14 AM, Alex Karasulu <akarasulu@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Niranjan, Dulitha,
>>>
>>> It's fantastic to see you and others wanting to dive in and you're all more
>>> than welcome. We're looking forward to your involvement to the fullest
>>> extent possible in this community.
>>>
>>> The initial aim of the community right now is to meet the incubator entry
>>> requirements, enter the incubator, and immediately form the PPMC and
>>> associated mailing lists. That way we can evaluate new committers based on
>>> their contribution activity via standard meritocratic guidelines.
>>>
>>> Without cluttering this thread, we can continue with these and other
>>> discussions there once these structures are in place. Hopefully this will
>>> not take long and we can get started quickly. Until then please start
>>> looking at the initial code and trying to find low hanging issues to get a
>>> jump start.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Alex
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 9:06 AM, Niranjan Karunanandham <
>>> niranjan.karu@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> +1 for the proposal and I would like to be added as a committer to the
>>>> usergrid project. I wasn't able to add myself as a committer before voting
>>>> was called for. Therefore I request if the champion or a mentor can add me
>>>> to the proposal.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 7:30 AM, Dulitha Wijewantha <dulithaz@gmail.com>wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> +1 for the proposal. I would liked to get added as an initial committer
to
>>>>> the user-grid project. I didn't get a chance to add to the proposal before
>>>>> the vote was called. It would be great if the champion or a mentors can
>>>>> add
>>>>> it in the proposal (since now going under a vote).
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 11:46 PM, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 9:15 AM, Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com>
wrote:
>>>>>>> Did you see what you replied too?? "propose a vote" and
>>>>>>> the subject sez [VOTE]. :)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> It's probably an email client issue.   From the `Message-Id:` header
of
>>>>>> Sanjiva's emails, it looks like might be using Gmail.  With Gmail,
>>>>> changing
>>>>>> the subject from '[PROPOSAL]...' to '[VOTE]...' -- or from '[VOTE]...'
>>>>> to
>>>>>> '[DISCUSS]...' as I've done here -- is not enough to start a new
>>>>>> "conversation", i.e. thread.  Gmail de-dupes subjects where only
>>>>> bracketed
>>>>>> text changes.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> There's not much to do for it except to raise awareness every once
in a
>>>>>> while.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Marvin Humphrey
>>>>>>
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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,
>>> -- Alex
>>
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