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From Dave Fisher <>
Subject Re: Re: [Discuss] Graduate Apache OpenWhisk (incubating) as a TLP
Date Tue, 02 Jul 2019 17:18:57 GMT
Hi -


Some comments inline:

> On Jul 2, 2019, at 8:42 AM, David P Grove <> wrote:
> Justin Mclean <> wrote on 07/02/2019 05:53:06 AM:
>> There were a couple of minor issue around branding. communication
>> and releases brought up in the discussion on graduation, I believe
>> most (if not all) of these have been sorted or in progress of being
>> sorted. Would you mind posting a short summary of what the PPMC is
>> going about these issues?
> Sure.  TL;DR I think your belief is correct; everything raised in that
> discussion is handled or being handled.
> 1. Communication (ie, usage of Slack).
> 	a. Culturally, the project has transitioned to using the dev list and
> github issues as the primary channels for technical discussion and decision
> making.
> 	b. Updated project website to strengthen guidance on appropriate
> usage of Slack [1]
> 	c. Updated Slack configuration to remove historical/obsolete list of
> ibm and adobe email domains from the Slack team sign in page.
> 	d. Attempted to change the Slack login page to have a link to our
> open signup page [2], but this level of customization appears to not be
> supported by Slack.
> 2. Branding
> 	a. Added a policy on usage of the OpenWhisk trademark to the project
> website [3].

I think that you should send this very well done and detailed page for review on

I don’t see this review as blocking in any way, the review is about discussing carefully
how much the future OpenWhisk PMC is responsible for answering trademark questions as opposed
to the VP, Brand.

> 	b. The PPMC reviewed the lengthy list of non-Apache web pages and
> github projects from the prior thread that mention OpenWhisk.
> 	c. Current branding by IBM and Adobe in their respective commercial
> offerings that are based on OpenWhisk is generally consistent with Apache
> policy.
> 3. Releases
> 	a. We've given up on using the short form license header in specific
> file types. PRs have been merged across many git repos.  Next releases of
> each component will uniformly use the long form header.
> 	b. Dockerhub. (still in progress as we have over 50 repositories in
> the openwhisk organization)
> 		i. An initial pass through all repositories to have a minimal
> consistent description has been completed.
> 		ii. Our CI/CD system now publishes using "nightly" instead of
> "latest" (completed yesterday).
> 		iii. By the end of the week, the "latest" tag on dockerhub will
> uniformly refer to an image built from an official release (not a nightly
> build)
> 	c. npmjs.  We reviewed our usage; it was already the case that
> released packages correspond to official source releases.
> --dave
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]

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