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From Donald Szeto <don...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Podlings & Gitbox Usage
Date Fri, 28 Jul 2017 18:34:07 GMT
+1 non-binding

PredictionIO started on GitHub and the majority of new contributions still
come from there.

On Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 11:30 AM Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org> wrote:

> +1
>
> However, I would personally prefer to see all projects using git-wip
> automatically migrated to GitBox, and have the old host(s) redirect to
> gitbox, so the migration is completely transparent. It doesn't force any
> projects to use GitBox features, but I can't see any downside, and it gives
> everybody the option to use the GitBox features if they choose to, going
> forward. (Migration to GitBox does not automatically enable GitHub issues
> or other GitHub features. It only gives project members write access to
> GitHub repos, and all that entails, and use of all of that is entirely
> optional.)
>
> If the conversion happened this way, it seems like it'd be easier for INFRA
> to do in bulk, rather than convert projects one-by-one.
>
> On Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 11:48 AM 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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