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From Patrick Hunt <ph...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Accepting proposals regarding early git adoption
Date Wed, 30 Nov 2011 18:51:54 GMT
+1 lgtm.

On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 10:49 AM, Leo Neumeyer <leoneumeyer@gmail.com> wrote:
> Suggested proposal:
>
> # Proposal to Add S4 to Git in the Testing Phase
>
> * Project is already in Git: the S4 project recently joined the Apache
> Incubator and is currently hosted in github.
>
> * Avoid losing history: We have tried unsuccessfully to preserve the
> project history before migrating the Git repository to SVN. As a result, we
> decided to proceed without preserving history.
>
> * Git vs. SVN: We have had experience working with both SVN and Git and the
> consensus is that we all prefer to continue working with Git. Switching to
> SVN is acceptable and we knew this when we joined but it will take some
> time to change processes and we'd rather use our time writing code if we
> have that option.
>
> * Standardization: We believe that Git will become a standard in most open
> source projects and Apache is already testing the use of Git. As a result
> we think that a switch to Git in the future is very likely. Would be better
> to avoid the Git -> SVN -> Git transitions.
>
> * No big deal: if for some reason, Apache decides not to support Git after
> the test is complete, we will switch to SVN at that time. As part of an
> organization, we understand that common solutions across projects are
> required.
>
> * Timing: we are about to do the SVN -> Git transition so timing could not
> be better for this projet.
>
> Thanks!
> The S4 Committers
>
>
>
> On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 10:28 AM, Patrick Hunt <phunt@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> FYI
>>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Joe Schaefer <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com>
>> Date: Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 1:46 PM
>> Subject: Re: Accepting proposals regarding early git adoption
>> To: Joe Schaefer <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com>, Apache Infrastructure
>> <infrastructure@apache.org>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> FYI: you have my permission to repost this
>> message in its entirety on any public Apache
>> mailing list you see fit.  I see that someone has
>> already done that (hi Niklas), so I'd just like to
>> make it clear that it's ok.
>>
>>
>>
>> >________________________________
>> > From: Joe Schaefer <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com>
>> >To: Apache Infrastructure <infrastructure@apache.org>
>> >Sent: Monday, November 28, 2011 8:28 AM
>> >Subject: Accepting proposals regarding early git adoption
>> >
>> >While many of you are aware of the ongoing "experiment/alpha test"
>> >with git hosting for CouchDB, you may not be aware of the recent
>> >members@ discussion about git @ Apache, the result of which is to
>> >solicit proposals here for projects interested in adopting git now,
>> >rather than after the testing phase is over.
>> >
>> >Any such projects you participate in should write a brief and civil
>> >proposal as to why we should select you for further git testing.
>> >Proposals should include statements of interest in assisting with
>> >the git hosting codebase and associated jira issues from named
>> >individuals on the project.
>> >
>> >We'll allow the remainder of the week to collect proposals before
>> >deciding on who gets to go next.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>>
>
>
>
> --
>
> Leo Neumeyer (@leoneu)

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