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From Ian Maxon <ima...@uci.edu>
Subject Re: Podling request: Gerrit
Date Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:51:29 GMT
> 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.

I guess there's some legal issue I'm ignorant of here then. How would
one submit a patch, without cloning from the official mirror, and
hence becoming just as aware of ASF involvement as they would
otherwise?

> 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.

If that's an issue it's an easy one to resolve (as stated before).
Both Gerrit and Jenkins can output that type of mail without trouble.


- Ian

On Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 3:28 AM, Jochen Wiedmann
<jochen.wiedmann@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 12:13 PM, Ian Maxon <imaxon@uci.edu> 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.
>
> Jochen
>
>
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