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From Greg Brown <>
Subject Re: Question about proposal champions
Date Thu, 05 Nov 2015 20:50:47 GMT
Hi guys, 

Thanks for the info. My primary goal in proposing this project for incubation is to build
a developer community. If Apache Labs is a better place to start, that's fine - I'll look
into that.

FYI, the current source code for the project is here:

If anyone is interested in contributing, please let me know!


> On Nov 5, 2015, at 11:08 AM, Christian Grobmeier <> wrote:
> Hi Greg,
> from my experience it has proven to be very hard to start
> single-man-shows here. The Incubator works best if there is an active
> community already.
> If you are a sole person, you might also consider Some
> people say, Labs is for experiments, and when there is a community, go
> to the Incubator.
> Personally, if you have no plan how to get new people on-board, or if
> nobody else here is interested in becoming a committer, or if your
> project is not Hadoop related :-), then you should first start building
> a community. 
> If you don't have at least three committers, you will als not be be able
> to cut a release.
> Cheers,
> Christian
>> On Thu, Nov 5, 2015, at 14:53, Greg Brown wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I've been out of the Apache loop for a while, but I have a new project
>> I'd like to propose for incubation. I know new Incubator projects require
>> a champion. As an ASF member myself, can I act as my own champion, or
>> does another member need to act as champion on my behalf?
>> It certainly wouldn't hurt to have another champion for the project
>> since, to date, I've been the only committer. Just wanted to ask the
>> question before I got started on the actual proposal.
>> Thanks,
>> Greg
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