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From Sandeep Joshi <sanjos...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Graduation from the incubator
Date Wed, 16 Mar 2016 02:13:55 GMT
On Wed, Mar 16, 2016 at 5:04 AM, Till Westmann <tillw@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> AsterixDB started incubating a little more than a year ago (2015-02-28).
> Since then we have shipped 2 incubating Apache releases for AsterixDB and
> Hyracks:
>
> - Apache AsterixDB 0.8.7-incubating (2015-10-22) and Hyracks
> 0.2.16-incubating (2015-09-22)
> - Apache AsterixDB 0.8.8-incubating (2016-02-26) and Hyracks
> 0.2.17-incubating (2016-02-26)
>
> The 0.8.7 release provided licensing information for the source artifacts,
> and the 0.8.8 release provided licensing information for both source and
> binary artifacts. While the LICENSE and NOTICE files for all artifacts are
> not yet perfect [1][2], we have improved our understanding significantly
> and we were able to check the last open item (Verify distribution rights)
> on the incubation status page [3] off with the 0.8.8 release.
>
> The AsterixDB community today is open and very active and distributed over
> several continents. Individual merit is honored in discussions, but
> discussions are never exclusive or hostile. Also, the AsterixDB community
> has grown, and Chris Hillery (2015-10-20) and Heri Ramampiaro (2016-01-16)
> have both been added as committers since incubation began.
>


I am curious to know how many committers are from outside the academic
circle (i.e. those who have not worked in the past on Asterixdb at UC
Irvine or other academic institutions ) ?


-Sandeep



>
> It seems to me that the AsterixDB community is in pretty good shape and
> would be able to sustain and govern itself as a TLP.
>
> Thoughts? Concerns?
>
> Thanks,
> Till
>
> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ASTERIXDB-1319
> [2] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ASTERIXDB-1320
> [3] http://incubator.apache.org/projects/asterixdb.html
>

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