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From Konstantin Boudnik <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Kudu incubator proposal
Date Wed, 18 Nov 2015 00:27:50 GMT
On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 10:43AM, Todd Lipcon wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 10:38 AM, Atri Sharma <atri.jiit@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > Sounds great.
> >
> > I would love to be an help as a committer, if possible. This seems to be
> > fantastic in line with my focus areas and can help existing big data
> > projects to accelerate so Kudu's growth is something I would care about.
> >
> 
> Hi Atri,
> 
> Thanks for the interest! Following the example of other recent incubator
> projects, we would like to keep the initial committer list to those who are
> already have a track record of contributions to the project. We'd love to
> have you involved as a contributor during incubation, and of course would
> be glad to add you as a committer after you've become a regular contributor.

Considering that the project has been closed-sourced until very recently such
"following" would surely create pretty high entry barrier for new committers.
Which of course would be a concern, from the community growth perspective.

Cos

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