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From Briggs <acidbri...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Becomming a contributor/commiter
Date Tue, 27 Nov 2007 17:56:47 GMT
Thanks for the info.

On Nov 27, 2007 12:04 PM, Keith R. Bennett <kbennett@bbsinc.biz> wrote:
>
> Briggs -
>
> I have just recently gotten involved in Tika.  It's my first experience
> collaborating on an open source project, so I'm not very experienced, but
> I'll tell you what I know.
>
> Your participation is valued and appreciated.  The first stage is to be a
> contributor.  Over time, as the team gets to know you better and comes to
> trust your work, you may be offered committer status (hint: don't ask for it
> like I did ;)).
>
> If you have an idea for improvement, you can present the idea on this forum
> for discussion.  Based on the results of that discussion, you may want to go
> ahead with it, modify your approach, or even abandon it if there is good
> reason presented to do so (e.g. "we're throwing that code away next week
> anyway").
>
> Then you can post your patch.  You're certainly free to post a patch with
> your original message, but waiting until after the discussion may save you
> some time.
>
> At some point during this process, you should post a new issue on the Jira
> issue tracker (http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TIKA).  Be as specific
> as possible.  The patch should be attached (uploaded) to that Jira issue.
>
> I don't know if this will affect you, but I found out that Intellij Idea's
> patch functionality created a patch that was not exactly the right format.
> Instead, I use "svn diff" on the command line, and call it from the root of
> the source tree.
>
> Good luck, and thanks.
>
> Regards,
> Keith
>
>
>
> Briggs wrote:
> >
> > So, how hard would it be to get more directly involved in Tika?  The
> > first thing I want to fix is the underlying implementation of
> > MetaData.  I want to remove all that array creation.  Was that copied
> > from Nutch?  It looks familiar.
> >
> > But, anyway.  I would like to become more involved in the project
> > since it is basically something that I am currently implementing and
> > would rather be able to work on an open source project and be
> > productive at work. :-)
> >
> >
> > Any info would be appreciated,
> >
> > Briggs
> >
> > --
> > "Conscious decisions by conscious minds are what make reality real"
> >
> >
>
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