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From Myrle Krantz <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Podlings & Gitbox Usage
Date Fri, 28 Jul 2017 16:16:24 GMT
+1 (non-binding)

On Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 6:05 PM, Suneel Marthi <> wrote:
> +1
> On Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 11:48 AM, John D. Ament <>
> wrote:
>> All,
>> As many are aware, Infra has been rolling out a new service that allows
>> projects to leverage git repositories dually hosted on github and ASF git
>> repositories, commonly known as gitbox.  This effectively allows a project
>> to commit directly to Github and have those commits reflect back on the ASF
>> side.
>> This has been especially useful to a number of projects, since the github
>> interface gives many options for managing repositories.  I've recently also
>> asked infra to open it up to allow any IPMC member to request a gitbox
>> repository for any approved podling that is using gitbox.  Podlings I think
>> have found this useful, since many of them come from a github background.
>> They like using the tool and having it available for all to use.
>> So with that said, I want to propose some broad incubator wide policies for
>> gitbox.  I'd like to propose that gitbox usage is approved for all
>> podlings, there is nothing to inhibit a podling to request a gitbox
>> repository and as long as a podling feels the need to use gitbox, like they
>> would any other tool that we can integrate with, they should be free to use
>> it without any additional approvals required.
>> So please let me know your thoughts.  If I don't hear any -1's I plan to
>> submit an infra ticket early next week to enable the access for all
>> approved podlings.  Please note that your first conversion may need some
>> lead time with infra.
>> Regards,
>> John

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