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From Justin Leet <justinjl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Lowering the barrier to entry to for new users
Date Fri, 22 Dec 2017 02:59:44 GMT
I just opened https://github.com/apache/metron/pull/881, for a
CONTRIBUTING.md after remembering I'd done two-thirds of it forever ago.
Feel free to provide feedback on the PR.

On Wed, Dec 20, 2017 at 5:49 AM, Zeolla@GMail.com <zeolla@gmail.com> wrote:

> I agree we should streamline #2 and lower the bar, and we can readdress if
> we are getting PRs that don't follow the contributing guidelines.  We
> should also make a contributing.md as not everybody knows about the wiki.
>
> For #3, I think the scripts that Nick, Otto, and others have written for
> looking at PRs, testing RCs, etc. should get moved in and referenced more
> frequently to users.  I believe progress on this has already started, but
> we should continue to contribute little utils that simplify baseline tasks.
>
> Finally, I think the migration of docs from wiki to git, and hosted in the
> site-book is very important.  I know this was on my list to do and I will
> still happily do it when I can get to it, but it may unfortunately be a
> while.  Happy to take volunteers or crowd source this a bit.
>
> Jon
>
> On Tue, Dec 19, 2017, 11:56 Laurens Vets <laurens@daemon.be> wrote:
>
> > On 2017-12-19 06:19, Justin Leet wrote:
> > > One of the topics that came up in recent community meeting was about
> > > lowering the barrier to entry for new users.
> > >
> > > This is a fairly broad topic that I think covers a few different
> > > subtopics.
> > >
> > > 1) Addressing (or making it easier to address) some of the things we've
> > > seen on the user group from people getting started.
> > > 2) Making contributing easier and the ways to do so more obvious.  This
> > > includes things like making it easier to find on our site (compare our
> > > page
> > > to Storm's, for example).  It also includes things like reassessing our
> > > PR
> > > template (For example, is everything still useful enough to keep it?).
> > > 3) Anything else that would make help users adopt Metron and become
> > > actively involved in reviewing, fixes, docs, and all the other sorts of
> > > things that make our stuff better.
> > >
> > > I'm mostly going to open this up to a general discussion and
> > > brainstorming,
> > > and presumably we come out with some tickets at the end of this.
> >
> > I use a github gist that Otto once created for me, maybe I can try and
> > turn that into something more official?
> >
> --
>
> Jon
>

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