[TYPO3-core] Re: Active Contributors, Core Team Meeting Nürnberg

Tolleiv Nietsch tolleiv.nietsch at typo3.org
Fri May 10 23:36:16 CEST 2013


thanks - especially [5] is very confusing, but as this is your vision
for the next 2-3 years, I wish you all the best with that.

Would you mind removing me from the "active" contributor list? I'm
really not active in any way and I don't care for vote rights if there's
no/one candidate only.


Ernesto Baschny schrieb:
> Hi,
> I just wanted to give you a "quick" note on some stuff that was
> discussed and done (or not done) during the T3ACME13N (Active
> Contributor Meeting in Nürnberg) last weekend. I am not sure if Olly
> will still write a proper article containing more details (i.e. the
> statistics of MacBooks vs non-MacBooks...), but I think there were some
> important stuff that deserves to be emphasized right away because it
> affects our "daily work".
> If you would like to read our "full protocol", please refer to [1]. Keep
> in mind that this might not contain everything and might be "raw" at
> some points due to the fact that it was collaboratively written and
> during some discussions noone focused on keeping on writing.
> 1) Our restructured Core team is already "online" at [2] so that Active
> Contributors now have merge rights as already pre-announced by Olly.
> 2) Decision: Every "Revert" commit message should always contain an
> explanation why the reversal was done.
> 3) GIT: In future we should keep the same Change-ID when pushing a
> backported patch to older branches. Don't need to set the "Issue-Number"
> as the topic anymore (has been discussed in this list before). We will
> use the "topic" to group certain reviews, but no "name scheme" was
> decided yet. One interesting idea is to use the Forge "Category" for
> such naming scheme.
> 4) We did *not* merge the Submodules into the Core project as planed
> yet. The script from Tom is working already [3] (currently only on
> master, try it out and play with how it looks like at [4]). It will also
> "rewrite history" for the namespace change back in 6.0 (and thus also
> the SHA1 of commits thereafter), which might cause some annoyance but
> will have the great benefit of enabling "git blame" on all files again
> (and not have every line point to Tom which did the namespacing switch).
> We stopped with the migration because we decided to use this "breaking"
> opportunity to rename our Git Repository to a "new scheme" (most
> probably git.typo3.org/Packages/TYPO3.CMS.git as we are no "v4"
> anymore), but the naming scheme is not finally decided yet. Thus this
> has been postponed.
> 5) We will elect the "New Team Leader" in a near future.
> 6) We should have had a meeting today (Helmut, Ernesto, Christian, Tom,
> Benni, Olly) to discuss and continue the important document "TYPO3 CMS
> Vision" [5]. The meeting was postponed until next Tuesday. Please note
> that this draft document was created some months ago and the current
> state is not up-to-date. Next step is Helmut updating and "cleaning it
> up" (i.e. split up in three different documents) after the input we've
> got at the ACME and then we finalize it in an interactive process. You
> can take a look at it, but please do not add further comments just yet
> until we inform you about it.
> 7) The whole 6.2 LTS topic was a hot topic and you can read up about it
> in our protocol. AFAIK the "yet to be elected" release manager will
> *most probably* write some more details on the kick off after he has
> been elected - so stay tuned. :)
> Cheers,
> Ernesto
> [1] https://notes.typo3.org/p/T3ACME13N
> [2] http://forge.typo3.org/projects/show/typo3v4-core
> [3] https://gist.github.com/tmaroschik/6f1b36a71dbe0ab0e1f8
> [4] https://github.com/tmaroschik/TYPO3-Core-Without-Submodules
> [5]
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DEjNmKtMbNrGCzcU3RzcbvF3SbKFs1lNESqAH67s0Sw/edit

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