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From Matt Rutkowski <>
Subject Re: Listing all OpenWhisk Git repositories
Date Wed, 02 May 2018 21:09:29 GMT

After some delay, I submitted the following JIRA issue summarizing updates to both Descriptions
and Topics in GitHub for all repos. slated for release to provide consistency, enable search
and reference our Apache project website always (i.e.,

Once these changes are completed, it should be a vast improvement over what we have today
and a step towards more cohesiveness and project traction; hopefully, the result will be to
relieve developer confusion and to spur community growth.


PS my next windmill... simplifying the website itself to be more developer focused (less marketing,
generalizations, remove cartoon images) and get materials (mostly from our own repos. docs.)
quickly to developers...

On 2018/04/16 18:50:31, "Matt Rutkowski" <> wrote: 
> Bertrand,
> Only those with "Admin" access, or have been delegated as a "Maintainer" 
> by the org. owner (i.e., Apache Infra.), can "Manage topics" or change 
> repo. description many plus other process control settings as per 
> AFAIK, there are no Committers for OW repos. with the "maintainer" (Admin) 
> role.  If someone was granted either by Infra. I would love to know 
> that...  they would see "Settings" link/button at the top and see an 
> "Edit" button next to the description.
> As you can see the Committers group many have been added to by Infra has 
> "Write" access against the referenced table, not "Admin" access. 
>  (BTW, only 
> Committers can view this Team).
> If you create using GitBox (i.e., 
> it only allows for a 
> description and no way to request topics/tags. Sometimes a submitter for a 
> new repo. using this form forgets to request a description <or> it is not 
> always reflected in the creation by the fulfiller.  The process Infra. 
> asked me to follow last year was to submit a JIRA issue and INFRA asked 
> that one comprehensive one (requesting changes across all repos.) be 
> created so we can adjust just once.
> At this point, I think I will just do that and be done with it later today 
> after meetings.
> -mr
> From:   Bertrand Delacretaz <>
> To:
> Date:   04/16/2018 12:08 PM
> Subject:        Re: Listing all OpenWhisk Git repositories
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 6:28 PM, Matt Rutkowski <> 
> wrote:
> > ...It would be great if someone would verify the list against the 
> current set of repos. (as it has grown since my pass at this)
> > and open a single JIRA issue for INFRA to fix all-at-once....
> Please check what we can do ourselves before creating any infra jira 
> tickets.
> I'm happy to review such a list of items before someone creates a
> ticket, as most everything should be doable by this PPMC, or Incubator
> PMC members if you don't have sufficient rights.
> -Bertrand

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