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From Leo Simons <>
Subject Re: The Incubator and Infrastructure
Date Fri, 02 Sep 2005 09:26:50 GMT
On 02-09-2005 08:27, "Sanjiva Weerawarana" <> wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-09-02 at 14:19 +0800, Niclas Hedhman wrote:
>> Now, I have suggested before, and still do, that infra starts/becomes a
>> standard ASF project, source code, site, jira, wiki, dev mailing list and all
>> the normal setup, including ordinary committers and contributors.

Indeed. Many people have. We discussed this stuff a lot during AC EU. The
existing infra team doesn't feel like rash changes (which is a Smart Stance
To Take and deserves Community Support) so we're taking baby steps along a
similar path. You can help us take those steps.

>> Infra 
>> places the requests of tools to be made into the Jira there and let evolution
>> take over.
> I also suggested this a while back but was given the brush off :(.

Hrmpf. There's actually a few concrete requests in jira for help. There's
been one for years (with detailed specs and all) regarding CLA/user account
handling automation, which was even sent to committers@ at some point
(yielding a total of 0 volunteers at that time). Everyone is welcome to
submit patches to

(really cool stuff! Python+subversion based web application with wiki-like
functionality! Several page todo list! Everyone come out and play!) And
you're likely to get write karma at the first sign of a second useful patch.

> I hope it'll get traction this time around - IMO its the only way to
> solve the infra issue (short of outsourcing infra to SourceForge ;-)).

Its *part* of the solution :-)

In any case, this ain't the mailing list for these discussions!



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