[cgl_discussion] CGL Project List, with links

Peter Badovinatz tabmowzo at us.ibm.com
Fri Jun 13 13:20:27 PDT 2003


"Cahill, Ben M" wrote:
> 
> Just a nit . . . the "DLM" and "GFS" projects at the end of the list should probably be listed as "OpenDLM" and "OpenGFS", to distinguish them from the original project or commercial product.
> 

Good point.  We should reference the "Open..." projects.

> -- Ben --
> 
> Opinions are mine, not Intel's
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Cress, Andrew R
> > Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2003 11:02 AM
> > To: 'Mika Kukkonen'
> > Cc: cgl_discussion at lists.osdl.org
> > Subject: [cgl_discussion] CGL Project List, with links
> >
> >
> > Mika,
> >
> > I think perhaps it is time to move forward with the
> > compilation of links for
> > existing CGL 1.x projects as well as future (CGL 2.x) projects.
> > Attached is the list I have to date.  We may want some
> > additional merging
> > with more CGL 2.0 projects, or we may want to wait for that
> > until the CGL
> > 2.0 spec is finalized.
> > Next steps?
> >
> > Andy
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mika Kukkonen [mailto:mika at osdl.org]
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 10, 2003 5:06 PM
> > To: Dhirendra Pal Singh
> > Cc: cgl_discussion at lists.osdl.org
> > Subject: Re: [cgl_discussion] hello..
> >
> >
> > On Tue, 2003-06-10 at 13:35, Randy.Dunlap wrote:
> > > On Tue, 10 Jun 2003 11:46:19 -0700 "Dhirendra Pal Singh"
> > <dp at garudanetworks.com> wrote:
> > (...)
> > > | Can anyone guide me how and where can I pick up and take
> > active part in
> > > | CGL..???
> > >
> > > That's a fair question, but it really depends on your background
> > > and experience, both with communications (h/w and s/w) and
> > with Linux.
> >
> > Well, as it stands now CGL-WG has two, quite distinct parts:
> > the people
> > who work in Specs-sg making the specifications and then
> > people who work
> > on PoC (= Proof-of-Concept) subgroup that tries to cover some of the
> > gaps between our specs and the reality.
> >
> > To participate in specs part, you need to sign the CGL Participant
> > Agreement (http://www.osdl.org/pdf/cgl_twg_agreement.pdf; see also
> > the Q&A: http://www.osdl.org/projects/cgl/cgl_part_agree_qa.html)
> > and then sign up for the specs mailing list etc. We are now doing
> > finishing touches on v2.0, and will probably kick-off v2.1 in our
> > next face-to-face in Ottawa OLS end of July.
> >
> > For PoC we do have some projects led by the people involved in CGL
> > (more about those later), and then of course there are lot of projects
> > that are not directly involved with us but still work on features we
> > want to see. Like Randy said, picking the one really depends your own
> > skills and interests. We do have a partial list of the projects
> > available from our web site:
> >       http://www.osdl.org/docs/cgl_development_project_list.pdf
> > This should be updated by our PoC subgroup Any Day Now ...
> >
> > > Follow cgl_discussion mailing list.
> > >
> > > If there are projects in the CGL Requirements specs where you feel
> > > that you can contribute without a steep learning curve, get involved
> > > with one or more of them.
> >
> > Well, the one big problem with many projects is that there does happen
> > to be quite steep learning curve, and also getting communications with
> > the development groups sometimes might be little ... "challenging".
> >
> > So I have this idea I am going to call "tutoring", which
> > might be considered
> > to be one way to solve the problems of facing a person to get
> > involved with
> > working in Open Source. I am myself working on a project
> > called TIPC, which
> > is basically a cluster communications implementation.
> >
> > So for this "tutoring" I am more than willing to get people
> > involved in my
> > project and I will give them guidance, advice etc. so that
> > they can get a
> > taste what does it mean to work on Open Source project, and
> > maybe later on
> > move to some other project which they feel is more closer to
> > their interest
> > etc.
> >
> > Really the key point of this idea is to give people new to
> > the workings of
> > Open Source a "safe sandbox" to get to know the "other kids
> > on the block",
> > instead of just pointing them to the LKML etc. where people
> > (because they
> > are so busy) are probably not so hospitable to a newcomer.
> >
> > I do not know, this is just the idea I got few moments ago, but I am
> > certainly
> > willing to try it, if somebody is interested. Let me know, if
> > that is you.
> >
> > --MiKu
>
Peter
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