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Subject [GitHub] [incubator] justinmclean commented on a change in pull request #78: Update transitioning_asf.ad
Date Tue, 22 Dec 2020 22:53:18 GMT

justinmclean commented on a change in pull request #78:
URL: https://github.com/apache/incubator/pull/78#discussion_r547545401



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File path: pages/guides/transitioning_asf.ad
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@@ -18,144 +18,125 @@ Apache Incubator PMC
 :toc:
 :imagesdir: ../images/
 
-For corporate contributions, the SGA or CCLA MUST be completed, submitted
-and received before the code is imported.
+For corporate contributions, you MUST complete and submit the SGA or CCLA, and Apache must
receive it, before you import code.
 
 For contributions composed of patches from individual contributors,
 it is safe to import the code once the major contributors (by volume)
 have completed ICLAs or SGAs.
 
-In either case, the code to be imported should be attached to a JIRA
-and then imported. It is recommended that the previous version
-control system is tagged so that the imported version is precisely known.
+In either case, attach the code to be imported to a JIRA ticket and then import it. We recommend
that you tag the previous version
+control system so we know the precise version you are importing.
 
-A public record MUST be made of the code imported. If the import is not
-attached to JIRA then it MUST be committed to version control.
+You MUST make a public record of the code you import. If you do not attach the import to
a JIRA ticket, you MUST committed it to version control.
 
 == Importing History
 
-The incoming code can either be committed as a snapshot or as a complete version
-control export including history (provided that the import is available in a format
-readable by subversion).
-Importing with history allows existing open source projects who want to maintain
-older versions at Apache to easily perform source diffs and so on. Import just the
+You can commit the incoming code as a snapshot or as a complete version
+control export, including history (provided that the import is available in a format
+readable by Github or Subversion, depending on where the new repository is).

Review comment:
       I'd say Git rather than GitHub




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