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From Roman Shaposhnik <ro...@shaposhnik.org>
Subject Re: Apachecon EU 2015, track 'How visions of the ASF contributors and ASF Products can help building Open Source Communities
Date Mon, 06 Jul 2015 02:27:18 GMT
Question: is this track an appropriate place to talk about ASF
Incubator and podling specifics vs. TLP communities?

Thanks,
Roman.

On Sun, Jul 5, 2015 at 2:08 PM, Pierre Smits <pierre.smits@gmail.com> wrote:
> HI All,
>
> Please find below the details and sequence of talks of above mentioned
> potential track.
>
> *Introduction*
>
> The ASF is the single biggest non profit organisation involved in
> supporting communities to develop open source solutions. Being on the fore
> front of open source development its portfolio encompasses numerous
> software products that support businesses, governments and NGOs in key
> areas like presenting web pages, business processes, development and big
> data.
> The contributors of the ASF come from all continents and organisations that
> utilise the ASF products. As such key contributors have insights that can
> help open source communities to stay healthy and grow. And various products
> of the ASF can support the operational aspects of those communities.
>
> This track brings together some of the elements of the ASF philosophies to
> build healthy communities, consider the user and introduce some of the
> Apache product that any open source community can apply to ease the day to
> day operations.
>
> *Talks*
> #1 Talk 6115 - Communities matter: Developing and Enforcing the Apache Code
> of Conduct, By Joan Touzet, Canada link:
> http://events.linuxfoundation.org/cfp/proposals/6115
>
> This talk addresses the issue of the diversity needed in and already
> available in the communities of open source projects, how project
> management committees can attract talents and keep the entire community
> happy.
>
>
> #2 Talk 6085 - Will The Apache Maturity Model save your project? By
> Bertrand Delacrétraz, Switzerland
> http://events.linuxfoundation.org/cfp/proposals/6085
>
> This talk is about how to an open source community can measure and guard
> the healthiness of its project(s).
>
>
> #3 Talk 6071 - Conferencing with Apache OpenMeetings, Maxim Solodovnik
> http://events.linuxfoundation.org/cfp/proposals/6071
>
> This talks is about the Audio & Video Conferencing solution of the ASF that
> can be used in the operational area of the open source project and/or its
> supporting organisation.
>
>
> #4 Talk - Leverage Community Management with Apache OFBiz. By Pierre Smits,
> The Netherlands
>
> This talk is about how Apache OFBiz can be used to manage the contributor
> base of the project(s) of an open source community and how delegation of
> permissions management can ease the burden on those who make anything
> happen. At the same time it can present various insights on who is part of
> which project and in what kind of role.
>
> #5 Talk - 6029 - It's OK - Consensus Reached. We've agreed to disagree! By
> Sharan Foga, Czech Republic
> http://events.linuxfoundation.org/cfp/proposals/6029
>
> Consensus is paramount in Apache projects when it comes to code. Opposing
> viewpoints of contributors need to come together in order to reach
> consensus. It can not be said to often that in order to have a healthy
> project, contributors need to work towards an acceptable compromise and
> express their consent when it comes to code changes. However, it must also
> be brought repeatedly to the front light that consensus is not required
> when it comes to procedural issues. There it is a nice to have.
>
>
> #6 Talk 6168 - The Apache Way Theory. By Nick Burch, United Kingdom
> http://events.linuxfoundation.org/cfp/proposals/6168
>
> This talk explains how the biggest non profit proponent of open source
> development came to its philosophies and brought contributors all over the
> world together to build some of the greatest open source products in
> existence today.
>
>
> #7 Talk 6168 - The Apache Way Practice, By Nick Burch United Kingdom
> http://events.linuxfoundation.org/cfp/proposals/6169
>
> Theory is relevant, but tales of experiences, lessons learned help to give
> the theory that extra punch to get the message across.
>
> #8 Talk 6107 - Bridging the Gap Between Enterprise Users and Open Source.
> By Mike Bates, USA http://events.linuxfoundation.org/cfp/proposals/6107
>
> I see this presentation as a potential driving force to increase the
> adoption of Open Source solutions in general and of Apache products in
> particular. After all, no open source project can exists without users.
>
>
> Should you have questions and or remarks regarding this, feel free to post.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Pierre Smits
>
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