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From Roman Shaposhnik <>
Subject Re: Apache Example project?
Date Sun, 02 Oct 2016 15:24:53 GMT
On Sun, Oct 2, 2016 at 4:17 AM, Stian Soiland-Reyes <> wrote:
> Hi,
> There's been many discussions recently around what is the best practice for
> git tagging, release procedures, licencing notes, web site publishing etc.
> The landscape is always changing as technologies and INFRA procedures
> evolve (yay!). Hunting around the different existing projects for
> inspiration can be fun for podlings, but time consuming , as well as being
> a bit variable as different mentors have different reference points.
> I'm all for diversity and that projects settle this themselves. However I
> wonder if it would make sense to gather these things as a kind of Examplar
> project?
> I'm thinking of extending Justin's excellent LICENSE and NOTICE example
> project [1] [2] but make it a real with its own git repository
> and website that anyone in the incubator can help update.
> That way new podlings can have a quick look, bootstrap and "mutate"
> accordingly (as well as shop around other projects or bring in whatever
> they had outside)
> We can call it Apache Example, and even do an actual org.apache.example
> release of it; natively from the Incubator IPMC!
> So for instance I think it would make sense to have a multi-module Maven
> project with an assembly-based source releases and artifacts to Central,
> Github pull requests enabled, and a Jekyll-based Markdown site managed with
> git2pubsubkub. That way we can showcase the "modern" Apache way without
> being all bleeding edge.
> Thoughts? Do I need to write a proposal...? :-)

Huge +1


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