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From Jignesh Patel <jipa...@pivotal.io>
Subject Re: Podling Report Reminder - May 2016
Date Thu, 02 Jun 2016 20:41:50 GMT
Thanks Julian! Adding this to the list to work on. 

Neat tips! 

Cheers,
Jignesh 

> On Jun 2, 2016, at 3:40 PM, Julian Hyde <jhyde@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> You, as a PMC, should decide what are the criteria & process for
> making someone a committer. There are some guidelines[1], but they are
> only guidelines.
> 
> In my opinion, you should err on setting the bar too low rather than
> too high. Making someone a committer early will tend to draw them into
> the community. And, remember that code is not the only kind of
> contribution.
> 
> The Quickstep community should also have a broader discussion: how do
> you intend to meet your goal of "Acquire early adopters". Electing
> committers is a consequence of a successful strategy for growing
> community, and helps further that growth.
> 
> Julian
> 
> [1] http://community.apache.org/newcommitter.html
> 
> On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 1:29 PM, Jignesh Patel <jipatel@pivotal.io> wrote:
>> Thanks Julian!
>> 
>> What are the guidelines for election? We would love to welcome new
>> committers who are starting to make serious contributions.
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> Jignesh
>> 
>> On Jun 2, 2016, at 3:28 PM, Julian Hyde <jhyde@apache.org> wrote:
>> 
>> The key word here is "elected", as opposed to "showed up in his
>> congressional office for the first time". :)
>> 
>> 


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