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From Julian Hyde <jh...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Podling Report Reminder - May 2016
Date Thu, 02 Jun 2016 20:51:37 GMT
s/making a release before/making a release, before/

On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 1:50 PM, Julian Hyde <jhyde@apache.org> wrote:
> I'd like to see some concrete progress in (a) building a community,
> (b) making a release before the next report. Right now, I can tell
> that you're all about code. Quite frankly, we don't give a hoot about
> code. Build a community, and the code will happen. Quickstep needs to
> start building a community.
>
> Julian
>
>
> On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 1:41 PM, Jignesh Patel <jipatel@pivotal.io> wrote:
>> 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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