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From Mike Percy <mpe...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Call for documentation
Date Tue, 03 Jul 2012 16:35:24 GMT
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 <dontariq@gmail.com> 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 <mpercy@apache.org> 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 <mpercy@apache.org> 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 <dontariq@gmail.com>
> 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 <mpercy@apache.org> 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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