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From "Edward J. Yoon" <edwardy...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Rya Incubator Proposal
Date Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:02:05 GMT
Hello, I would like to help this project as a mentor if you're OK. I
researched this topic for a long time.

On Fri, Sep 4, 2015 at 6:08 AM, Adina Crainiceanu <adina@usna.edu> wrote:
> Josh,
>
> Thank you for volunteering to be out mentor.
>
>
>> As specified in the proposal, I'm happy to volunteer as a mentor
>> (currently a member, haven't officially requested to join IPMC).
>>
>> <snip>
>>
>>
>>> === Inexperience with Open Source ===
>>>
>>> The initial committers have various degrees of experience with open source
>>> projects - from very new to experienced. This project was open source
>>> within government from the beginning. We do not expect to have
>>> difficulties
>>> in operating under Apache's development process.
>>>
>>
>> This statement struck me as a little odd. While I understand that you
>> tried to operate as an open source project, it seems impossible by
>> definition to be open source. My biggest concern would just be that you are
>> aware that you will have difficulties transitioning to a real open codebase
>> and growing a community in the open.
>
>
> We are aware that it will be different and more difficult functioning in a
> real open source environment, but we are enthusiastic and committed to
> making it work. With the help of our mentors, we hope to be successful.
>
>
>>
>> == Initial Source ==
>>>
>>> The code is currently available in a private Github repository.
>>> https://github.com/LAS-NCSU/rya
>>>
>>
>> What's the plan to make this a non-private repo?
>>
>
> We are working on it right now. Initially we though that the code will be
> made publicly available by bringing it to ASF, but we are working to make
> the current repository public.
>
>
> Thank you,
> Adina
>
>
> --
> Dr. Adina Crainiceanu
> http://www.usna.edu/Users/cs/adina/



-- 
Best Regards, Edward J. Yoon

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