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Re: Incubator PMC/Board report for Jan 2013 ([ppmc])
Eric Yang 2013-01-13, 06:55
Hi Ant,

Agree with your recommendation.  There were some people that have
contributed multiple patches in the past.  Some of them date back to 2010.
 I wonder if it would be a good idea to invite them to contribute, or we
should focus on people that have multiple patches in 2012?

regards,
Eric

On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 5:09 AM, ant elder <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 10:14 AM, Jukka Zitting <[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> >wrote:
>
>
> > Any other points that would be interesting to include in the report?  I
> am
> > > not sure what else that we should do before graduation.  In Chukwa
> status
> > > page, we seem to have accomplished all check points.
> >
> >
> > My general feeling is that Chukwa might be ready to start preparing for
> > graduation.
> >
> > As discussed in the retirement threads, there are graduated podlings and
> > other Apache projects with similar levels of activity and diversity. The
> > underlying reason for the activity and diversity criteria for graduation
> is
> > the desire to ensure longevity of the project. Someone who starts using
> an
> > Apache product should have a reasonable expectation of help from the
> > community and people willing to review and apply their potential patches
> > also a few years down the line. This is often ensured by a large and
> > vibrant community (typically hundreds of messages per month, plenty of
> > active committers and contributors), but smaller projects with committed
> > community members and significant real-world users and deployments can be
> > just as resilient. It seems like Chukwa fits the latter category and has
> a
> > reasonable chance to also grow larger over time.
> >
> >
> Hi everyone. I'm inclined to agree with that.
>
> The main suggestion I have from what i've seen of the project so far is
> that there are a lot of patch commits and at least some of those are from
> people who've contributed multiple patches. So i wonder if some of those
> people couldn't be made committers. Having a low bar to commitership,
> especially in low activity projects, can help with keeping the project
> active and alive.
>
>    ..ant
>