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From "Mattmann, Chris A (3980)" <>
Subject Re: Merging repositories and moving code into the Apache infrastructure
Date Mon, 13 Oct 2014 05:10:21 GMT
Sounds gr8! Nice plan Markus..

Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
Chief Architect
Instrument Software and Science Data Systems Section (398)
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
Office: 168-519, Mailstop: 168-527
Adjunct Associate Professor, Computer Science Department
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA

-----Original Message-----
From: Markus Weimer <>
Reply-To: "" <>
Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 11:18 AM
To: "" <>
Subject: Merging repositories and moving code into the Apache

>were getting all the ducks in line in terms of the internal approvals to
>move Microsoft Code over to the ASF. Hence, now is the time to figure out
>how to do it, technically. I propose the following plan to that end:
>   1. We drain the Pull request queue and delete all branches we no longer
>   work on.
>   2. The GitHub repositories for Wake, Tang and REEF turn read-only
>   3. A git magician merges all three into one repository, preserving at
>   least the history of the master branch of each.
>   4. That merge will be imported into the Apache repository and work
>   resumes
>After we did this, we can move on with beautifications like making all
>three projects share a common master pom to clean up our builds, integrate
>with the ASF build servers and so on.
>We need a volunteer for step three. *whistlesAndPointsAtSergiy* :-)
>Crucially, we need to agree on a timeline for this to happen. We have some
>internal uses of REEF that make it inconvenient to do this before Oct
>How about we aim for the week of Oct 20th for this to go down?
>Any veto on that timing? Other things I missed?

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