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From Konstantin Boudnik <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Kudu incubator proposal
Date Sun, 22 Nov 2015 20:28:40 GMT
On Sun, Nov 22, 2015 at 08:19PM, Mattmann, Chris A (3980) wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Todd has answered this question already - that folks will be invited
> based on their contributions made during Incubation. The mentors on
> this project have a history of being inclusive, so I think we’re fine
> on that.
> 
> As for inviting people based on their company affiliation, this has
> been dealt with plenty of times in the Incubator, most recently
> Roy’s comments I believe in 2012 which summarize this - diversity,
> while to be encouraged, is not a strict requirement of Incubation.

Chris, I couldn't care less about where the contributors are coming from.
Basing the "diversity" on affiliaiton (or any other arbitrary property) is
quite bogus - I am with you and Roy on this. All I want to make sure that
people who contributed code and, perhaps, became inactive for a period of
time, are aware about the project trying to enter the incubation. Which might
trigger their wish to participate again.

Hopefully, the third time to clarify my initial point would be a charm ;)

Regards,
  Cos

> Cheers,
> Chris
> 
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> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Konstantin Boudnik <cos@apache.org>
> Reply-To: <general@incubator.apache.org>
> Date: Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 12:14 PM
> To: <general@incubator.apache.org>
> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Kudu incubator proposal
> 
> >My point exactly, thanks Henry!
> >
> >On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 10:51PM, Henry Saputra wrote:
> >> Hi Todd,
> >> 
> >> One concern, other IPMCs could help correct me if I am wrong, for
> >> project that already open source and accepting contributions from
> >> individuals which not part of initial committers is that it needs to
> >> get the consent or grant from those contributors when moving to ASF.
> >> Unless, the individuals have already signed the one for Cloudera when
> >> contributing to Kudu.
> >> 
> >> Want to make sure the software grant concern be addressed early.
> >> 
> >> Thanks,
> >> 
> >> - Henry
> >> 
> >> On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 6:47 PM, Todd Lipcon <todd@apache.org> wrote:
> >> > On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 6:36 PM, Luke Han <luke.hq@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> In "community" section of this proposal, there are many companies
> >> >> have been mentioned including Xiaomi, Dropbox, Intel and Dremio,
> >> >> and said there are contributions from them.
> >> >>
> >> >> I think their engineers are more interesting and be involved
> >> >> in Kudu actively, why not think about to invite them to be committer
> >>first?
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> > Per earlier messages on the thread and per the proposal: because they
> >> > haven't yet shown significant contributions over a sustained period.
> >> > Interest is one thing, but interest is not sufficient to become a
> >>committer
> >> > in a meritocracy. The folks called out in the community section are
> >>those
> >> > who have interest and are somewhere on the path towards
> >>committership, but
> >> > aren't there yet. I have every hope (and expectation) that they will
> >>get
> >> > there if they keep up their good work.
> >> >
> >> > I would rather not discuss specific people's progress towards
> >>committership
> >> > in a public forum. Rather, I hoped that we could start with the
> >>proposed
> >> > committer list, and during incubation we can discuss potential new
> >> > committers and PMC members following the typical ASF processes on our
> >> > PPMC's private list. I'm counting on our experienced mentors to keep
> >>us all
> >> > honest -- they should absolutely call us out if the initial
> >>committers act
> >> > exclusionary or otherwise violate the ASF principles of being an
> >>inclusive
> >> > meritocracy.
> >> >
> >> > -Todd
> >> 
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