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From Jochen Wiedmann <>
Subject Re: Podling request: Gerrit
Date Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:28:07 GMT
On Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 12:13 PM, Ian Maxon <> wrote:

> Then what are they submitting a patch for review to, exactly?

That is the question, indeed. And, please, keep in mind that the
answer must satisfy not a humble developer with "no red tape" in mind,
but a lawyer.

>> Second, Gerrit is where everything is really happening:
>> contributions, code review, testing (from a Jenkins instance at UCI).
> What, per se, is unique about that? I could point at any number of
> Apache projects where the activity is happening mostly in Github pull
> requests, and the testing in Travis CI. These are all external
> services that the community decided worked best for them. We have
> external services that we like too, just different ones.

Well, for starters: There's a certain degree of integration between
Github and the ASF infrastructure. For example, I am reading about
pull requests on ASF mailing lists. Likewise, I follow the discussion
on the same mailing lists.

Or, in other words: By reading those mailing lists, I am fully informed.


Any world that can produce the Taj Mahal, William Shakespeare,
and Stripe toothpaste can't be all bad. (C.R. MacNamara, One Two Three)

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