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From Mahdi Mohammadi <mah...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Podlings & Gitbox Usage
Date Fri, 28 Jul 2017 16:00:04 GMT
I agree with this. Providing support for GitHub for all projects makes it
easier for everyone to contribute and follow up the project.

On Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 4:48 PM, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org>
wrote:

> All,
>
> As many are aware, Infra has been rolling out a new service that allows
> projects to leverage git repositories dually hosted on github and ASF git
> repositories, commonly known as gitbox.  This effectively allows a project
> to commit directly to Github and have those commits reflect back on the ASF
> side.
>
> This has been especially useful to a number of projects, since the github
> interface gives many options for managing repositories.  I've recently also
> asked infra to open it up to allow any IPMC member to request a gitbox
> repository for any approved podling that is using gitbox.  Podlings I think
> have found this useful, since many of them come from a github background.
> They like using the tool and having it available for all to use.
>
> So with that said, I want to propose some broad incubator wide policies for
> gitbox.  I'd like to propose that gitbox usage is approved for all
> podlings, there is nothing to inhibit a podling to request a gitbox
> repository and as long as a podling feels the need to use gitbox, like they
> would any other tool that we can integrate with, they should be free to use
> it without any additional approvals required.
>
> So please let me know your thoughts.  If I don't hear any -1's I plan to
> submit an infra ticket early next week to enable the access for all
> approved podlings.  Please note that your first conversion may need some
> lead time with infra.
>
> Regards,
>
> John
>

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