incubator-general mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Pascal Schumacher <pascalschumac...@gmx.net>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Groovy Incubation proposal
Date Wed, 11 Mar 2015 20:37:09 GMT
Am 11.03.2015 um 21:24 schrieb Benedikt Ritter:
> Is the groovy project aware that (to my knowledge) the coding has to 
> happen on ASF infrastructure? You won't be able to use the github web 
> UI for merging PRs for example, because currently the ASF only mirrors 
> git repositories from git.apache.org <http://git.apache.org> to github.
Yes, we are aware of that. But as I understand we can still pull the 
changes (from a pull request) to our local repo then merge/cherry-pick 
and push to the ASF repo which will than be mirrored on github, right?

Regards,
Pascal

>
> I'm very excited about this project, and will definitively be on board 
> if groovy enters incubation.
>
> Benedikt
>
> 2015-03-11 21:11 GMT+01:00 C├ędric Champeau <cedric.champeau@gmail.com 
> <mailto:cedric.champeau@gmail.com>>:
>
>     A good answer to this is to take a look at who actually
>     contributed for the
>     past 4 years:
>     https://github.com/groovy/groovy-core/graphs/contributors?from=2011-01-01&to=2015-03-11&type=c
>     and you will see that there are not so many regular contributors.
>     GitHub
>     helped us a lot recently to have more contributions, from simple
>     typos to
>     complex bug fixes, but one should not forget that a contribution
>     in GitHub
>     doesn't mean that the author is a committer : it's just that
>     authors are
>     preserved.
>
>     While we have a lot of contributors, only a few of us have a deep
>     knowledge
>     of Groovy internals. We will certainly encourage regular
>     contributors to
>     become committers (we already think of some), as long as those are
>     following quality standards, take care of important things like
>     maintaining
>     backwards compatibility etc... We had more than 5 committers in
>     the past,
>     but lots of them just stopped pushing code, for various reasons.
>     In the end
>     I would be the first pleased to see more committers, but
>     meritocracy is
>     also important. And to be clear, we do not think only about code:
>     contributions like documentation or tests are also very important.
>
>     2015-03-11 20:17 GMT+01:00 Roman Shaposhnik <roman@shaposhnik.org
>     <mailto:roman@shaposhnik.org>>:
>
>     > On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 12:08 PM, jan i <jani@apache.org
>     <mailto:jani@apache.org>> wrote:
>     > > Hi.
>     > >
>     > > Having just skimmed the proposal, that in general look good,
>     one thing
>     > > caught my eye.
>     > >
>     > > The proposal talks several places about a vibrant community
>     and the
>     > initial
>     > > commiters are only 5.
>     >
>     > This, is a GREAT question! Thank you so much for raising it. While
>     > preparing a proposal I've struggled with the same issue, because
>     looking
>     > at this:
>     https://github.com/groovy/groovy-core/graphs/contributors makes
>     > me wonder exactly the same thing.
>     >
>     > In the end, we decided to go ahead with the proposal the way it
>     is and
>     > position
>     > the initial list of committers more as a PMC for the project.
>     >
>     > That still doesn't answer your (or mine! ;-)) question of what's
>     the best
>     > way
>     > to make sure than anybody who feels like they have a stake in
>     the project
>     > and have contributed in the past get invited.
>     >
>     > There are a few alternatives I could see, but I would really
>     > appreciate Incubator's
>     > collective wisdom on what would be the best way to proceed here
>     given
>     > that Groovy is a very mature project with a lot of contributors
>     in the
>     > past.
>     > Some of whom may or may not wish to keep contributing.
>     >
>     > Thanks,
>     > Roman.
>     >
>
>
>
>
> -- 
> http://people.apache.org/~britter/ <http://people.apache.org/%7Ebritter/>
> http://www.systemoutprintln.de/
> http://twitter.com/BenediktRitter
> http://github.com/britter


Mime
  • Unnamed multipart/alternative (inline, None, 0 bytes)
View raw message