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From Niranjan Karunanandham <niranjan.k...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Usergrid BaaS Stack for Apache Incubator
Date Wed, 25 Sep 2013 03:51:11 GMT
I was actually looking forward to contributing for this project where ever
possible but I think people have misunderstood our intentions. As requested
by my CEO, I would like to withdraw my committer request.


On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 7:36 AM, Dulitha Wijewantha <dulithaz@gmail.com>wrote:

> +1 for the Dave Fisher's example. I believe most of the people have
> misunderstood our intentions. We were offering to help the project to grow
> and graduate faster. I am withdrawing my committer request as our CEO asked
> too. But honestly speaking - if you guys are *scared* of the *community*
> and what the *community* is - I don't believe you shouldn't mention the
> below words in the proposal -
>
> *Although we are aware of the strength of the Apache brand, we are
> primarily
> *
> *interested in the transforming power of the Apache Way to help guide*
> *Usergrid towards a more diversified and meritocratic community*
>
>
> In my humble opinion - the above line should not be a part of the proposal
> since the Apache way has always been to gather a community around the
> proposal who have shown interest towards the idea.
>
> Cheers
>
>
> On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 5:50 AM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net>
> wrote:
>
> >
> > On Sep 24, 2013, at 3:19 PM, Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
> >
> > > On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 10:23 PM, Alex Karasulu <akarasulu@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> > >> ...So fill the bus with anybody who volunteers? That does not sound
> > >> meritocratic....
> > >
> > > It's been like that for a while in the Incubator, people who sign up
> > > as initial committers for a podling usually don't have to demonstrate
> > > any merit.
> > >
> > > When the time comes to graduate the podling, it's perfectly fine to
> > > ask it to prune its list of committers and PMC members in order to
> > > keep only people who have demonstrated their committment during
> > > incubation.
> >
> > When OpenOffice.org was brought to the Incubator there was open
> > enrollment. There were over 70 Initial Committers. I had no experience
> with
> > OpenOffice. I did have an understanding of the ASF. I could help and I
> did.
> > It was tough to have such a large list many were OpenOffice.org people
> who
> > never really adapted to the ASF. We had all these people on the PPMC.
> When
> > graduation time came we managed to reduce the PMC to 25. We left the
> > Initial Committers connected. It hasn't really been a problem.
> >
> > My point is that without the Initial Committer free for all I think that
> > AOO would not be as successful as now.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Dave
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>
>
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*Niranjan Karunanandham*
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