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Re: Call for documentation
Sure Mike..And thanks again for the support and valuable guidance.

Regards,
    Mohammad Tariq
On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 10:05 PM, Mike Percy <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> No problem. If you decide to work on this, please feel free to create a JIRA
> and post tentative patches if you want early feedback.
>
> Also, don't hesitate to ping me or send a message the list if you have any
> questions.
>
> Regards,
> Mike
>
>
> On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 12:49 AM, Mohammad Tariq <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>
>> Thanks a lot for the pointers Mike. Since it is the first time I am
>> trying something like this, so I needed these.
>>
>> Regards,
>>     Mohammad Tariq
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 4:19 AM, Mike Percy <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> > By the way - if you want guidance on how to submit a patch, this page
>> > should
>> > help:
>> >
>> > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FLUME/How+to+Contribute#HowtoContribute-ProvidingPatches
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> > MIke
>> >
>> >
>> > On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 2:50 PM, Mike Percy <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Hi Mohammad,
>> >> That's a great idea. Since you recently ran into such issues, please
>> >> feel
>> >> free to add that in to the User Guide and I would be happy to review
>> >> it.
>> >>
>> >> The RST source code for the User and Dev guides can be found here:
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> https://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/flume/trunk/flume-ng-doc/sphinx/
>> >>
>> >> Regards,
>> >> Mike
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 1:53 PM, Mohammad Tariq <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> >> wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>> Hello Mike,
>> >>>
>> >>>          How about adding a "common errors and possible solutions"
>> >>> section?? Many of the newbies like me faced a few hiccups while trying
>> >>> to build and use Flume-NG for the first time. It would be pretty
>> >>> useful for people like me. But it's just a suggestion from my side.
>> >>> Pardon me if it sounds too childish. I am actually very new to the
>> >>> open source world. Many thanks.
>> >>>
>> >>> Regards,
>> >>>     Mohammad Tariq
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 11:02 PM, Mike Percy <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> >>> > Hi Flume users & devs,
>> >>> > Now that we have branched in preparation for a Flume 1.2.0 release,
>> >>> > we
>> >>> > have
>> >>> > one week to improve the documentation coverage and find any major
>> >>> > issues
>> >>> > before RC0.
>> >>> >
>> >>> > Looking at the docs, we are missing coverage on several key
>> >>> > components,
>> >>> > so
>> >>> > this is a ripe opportunity for new contributors come in and submit a
>> >>> > patch
>> >>> > or two. The plan is still to begin the release vote on Monday, July
>> >>> > 9,
>> >>> > and I
>> >>> > know some folks in the U.S. plan on taking a few days off this week
>> >>> > for
>> >>> > Independence Day, so if you want to contribute, please get them in
>> >>> > early so
>> >>> > the available committers can review the patches and commit them.
>> >>> >
>> >>> > Committers - please commit any changes to the trunk as usual, and
>> >>> > I'll
>> >>> > be
>> >>> > happy to backport applicable doc updates, build fixes, or any
>> >>> > critical
>> >>> > bug
>> >>> > fixes to the release branch. Just send a note to the list.
>> >>> >
>> >>> > Looking forward to a great 1.2.0 release!
>> >>> >
>> >>> > Regards,
>> >>> > Mike
>> >>> >
>> >>
>> >>
>> >
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