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From Jakob Homan <>
Subject Re: On helping new contributors pitch in quickly...
Date Thu, 05 Apr 2012 04:49:55 GMT
Ack!, I suck.  Sorry.  I hadn't realized we'd gone through most of
them, which itself is a good thing.  I'll get some new ones added
first thing in the morning.  Sorry.

On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 9:45 PM, Paolo Castagna
<> wrote:
> """
> To help new contributors pitch in quickly, we maintain a set of JIRAs [1] that
> focus on getting new contributors started with the mechanics of generating a
> patch — downloading the source, changing a couple lines, creating a patch,
> verifying its correctness, uploading it to JIRA and working with the community —
> rather that deep technical issues within Giraph itself. These are good issues
> with which to join the community.
> """
> This is nice, good idea indeed.
> Put more issues there (even if, at the moment, there does not seems to be much
> "simple" stuff that will get people started around). Things such as "port Giraph
> to YARN" or a new RPC layer are a bit scary for those just starting (like me). :-)
> Perhaps, another option is to increase number of examples. You already have a
> few interesting one, do you have one or two ideas on a couple of examples which
> could be added to Giraph?
> Paolo
>  [1]

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