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From "Mattmann, Chris A (3980)" <chris.a.mattm...@jpl.nasa.gov>
Subject Re: Reform of Incubator {was; [DISCUSSION] Graduate Ignite from the Apache Incubator)
Date Tue, 04 Aug 2015 19:19:38 GMT
Along these lines, also consider using DRAT:

http://github.com/chrismattmann/drat/

Think of it as RAT at scale with progress logs, Tika-based MIME
file identification. Presentations, videos, and docs are on the
page.

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Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
Chief Architect
Instrument Software and Science Data Systems Section (398)
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
Office: 168-519, Mailstop: 168-527
Email: chris.a.mattmann@nasa.gov
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-----Original Message-----
From: Ross Gardler <Ross.Gardler@microsoft.com>
Reply-To: "general@incubator.apache.org" <general@incubator.apache.org>
Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 9:12 AM
To: "general@incubator.apache.org" <general@incubator.apache.org>
Subject: RE: Reform of Incubator {was; [DISCUSSION] Graduate Ignite from
the Apache Incubator)

>As an immediate start to having a tool to support mentors and TLPs you
>might want to consider providing a Rat service. Rat is already very
>useful.
>
>Sent from my Windows Phone
>________________________________
>From: Daniel Gruno<mailto:humbedooh@apache.org>
>Sent: ‎8/‎4/‎2015 4:15 AM
>To: general@incubator.apache.org<mailto:general@incubator.apache.org>
>Subject: Re: Reform of Incubator {was; [DISCUSSION] Graduate Ignite from
>the Apache Incubator)
>
>
>
>On 2015-08-04 13:01, Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 8:33 PM, Roman Shaposhnik <roman@shaposhnik.org>
>>wrote:
>>> ...Which would be totally fine and gets us back to the point Daniel
>>>and I were
>>> discussing: a release compliance team (horrible name, I know) as part
>>>of ASF....
>> IMO it's not a team that's needed, just a clear and "modular" release
>>checklist.
>>
>> By modular I mean something like our maturity model [1] where each
>> item is atomic and numbered so one could say "this release doesn't
>> comply with RM-42" and everybody knows what it's about.
>>
>> And there's no inventing new checklist items unless they are approved
>> by the PMC who owns the checklist.
>>
>> IMO the Incubator PMC can very much own this checklist, and I
>> volunteer to contribute to creating it.
>>
>> We do have a starting point at
>> http://incubator.apache.org/guides/release.html but the release
>> checklist might need more explanations, as footnotes, and its own page
>> to keep the noise low.
>>
>Hi Bertrand,
>If interested, I would very much like to work with you on perhaps
>turning this into a sort of 'online compliance check' where podlings
>could upload a tarball or some such, and the service would scan it for
>compliance, go through the checklist, and report back which elements are
>compliant and which are not. I think that this, while not being 100%
>accurate, would save a lot of time and aggravation when dealing with the
>initial release candidates, and save us a lot of time by automating what
>we tend to spend quite a lot of time doing manually.
>
>This won't solve everything, but it would really cut down on the time
>that is, in my opinion, wasted on getting a release through the IPMC,
>while still retaining the policies and rules we need in order to comply
>with our legal requirements.
>
>With regards,
>Daniel.
>
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