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From Leo Neumeyer <leoneume...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Accepting proposals regarding early git adoption
Date Thu, 01 Dec 2011 15:34:15 GMT
If no additional comments, I will send this out later today.

-leo

On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 10:51 AM, Patrick Hunt <phunt@apache.org> wrote:

> +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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