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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] New blockchain project: Cava
Date Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:49:49 GMT
I see nothing wrong w/ Cava and see no need to change it, esp before incubation.

> On Feb 18, 2019, at 11:40 AM, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> On Tue, Feb 5, 2019 at 6:52 PM Michael Wall <mjwall@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> Interesting proposal.  I would be interested in helping.  Seems like you
>> don't need anymore mentors so I can volunteer in any capacity you need.
>> 
>> I think you are going to have trouble with the name though as
>> https://cava.com/ is a great restaurant.
>> 
>> 
> Sorry for the late reply - but that's not how naming works.  I would
> suggest that the proposed podling works with their champion to figure out
> if the name needs to be changed before incubation.  This isn't typically
> how we do it.
> 
> Typically, a name needs to be in a related field.  If there was something
> called "Cava" that also dealt with Blockchain or databases or similar, then
> the name "Cava" would be an issue.  Just because a restaurant chain is
> named Cava doesn't mean it's not a suitable name.
> 
> John
> 
> 
>> Mike
>> 
>> On Tue, Feb 5, 2019 at 6:36 PM Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi -
>>> 
>>> I would also be happy to volunteer as a Mentor to this podling.
>>> 
>>> Regards,
>>> Dave
>>> 
>>>> On Feb 5, 2019, at 3:28 PM, Kenneth Knowles <kenn@apache.org> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> +1
>>>> 
>>>> I would like to volunteer as an additional mentor.
>>>> 
>>>> Kenn
>>>> 
>>>> On Tue, Feb 5, 2019 at 2:57 PM Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com
>>> 
>>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Nice proposal. Just a couple of  comments.
>>>>> 
>>>>>> The project is well established and counts 2 active committers. Some
>>>>> contributions were made from the community.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Being that small may be a concern, the ASF prefers project with a
>>>>> community around them, but it’s not always a barrier to entry see for
>>>>> example Apache PLC4X.
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Blockchain protocol developers organize well in communities, and
some
>>>>> lively discussions take place over Twitter, Gitter, Telegram.
>>>>> 
>>>>> At the ASF all decisions need to be made on the mailing list not on
>> any
>>>>> external platform mentioned above. Would the project be OK with moving
>>>>> discussions to a mailing list and having them in an asynchronous
>> manner?
>>>>> 
>>>>>> We will remain in incubation for a period of no less than a year
so
>> we
>>>>> can properly invest and build a community of users, contributors and
>>>>> committers around our goals.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Most projects take more than a year to graduate, two years is usual
>> but
>>>>> some projects do take longer. Is the project OK with that and will
>> your
>>>>> mentors stay around for that long?
>>>>> 
>>>>>> '''Initial Committers'''
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Antoine Toulme (toulmean at apache dot org) *
>>>>> 
>>>>> Seem odd to only list one initial committer, all initial committer s
>> are
>>>>> on the PPMC and you would need a minimum of 3 active people. The IPMC
>>>>> generally likes to see 5.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> Justin
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