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From Adina Crainiceanu <ad...@usna.edu>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Rya Incubator Proposal
Date Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:20:22 GMT
Edward,

Sure, we would be happy to have you as a mentor.

Adina

On Thu, Sep 3, 2015 at 6:02 PM, Edward J. Yoon <edwardyoon@apache.org>
wrote:

> 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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-- 
Dr. Adina Crainiceanu
http://www.usna.edu/Users/cs/adina/

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