avro-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Niels Basjes <ni...@basj.es>
Subject Re: [REPORT] January 2017 board report
Date Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:33:53 GMT
LGTM

On 13 Jan 2017 19:53, "Ryan Blue" <rblue@netflix.com.invalid> wrote:

> Everyone,
>
> Here's the January 2017 board report. Please reply if you'd like to make a
> correction. Notably, my summary of recent threads on community engagement
> may need to be updated. My intent was a neutral summary.
>
> Thanks,
>
> rb
>
>
> ## Description:
>
>  - Avro is a cross-language data serialization system.
>
> ## Issues:
>
>  - There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.
>
> ## Activity:
>
>  - The 1.8.2 release candidate failed with too few PMC votes.
>
> ## Health report:
>
>  - The 1.8.2 release candidate failed because only 2 PMC members
>    voted. When discussed on the dev list, there were two
>    suggestions to avoid this in the future. First, use open-ended
>    votes to give PMC members more time to notice there is a vote.
>    Second, the RM should reach out to PMC members to make sure
>    they see that a vote is happening.
>
>  - After last report IDF asked, "What steps precisely do you have
>    planned to take to increase contributor engagement?" The step
>    that the community agrees on is continuous integration to
>    provide automated feedback to both contributors and committers.
>    Not much has been done to set up automated testing.
>
>    Part of the community is also in favor of splitting out
>    implementations into separate repositories to make the project
>    easier to work with. This idea is controversial and discussion
>    has stalled without a resolution.
>
>  - Last report stated, "Contributor engagement is still a goal we
>    are working on. Many committers do not have time to review
>    patches." IDF asked, "Where does this time pressure come from?"
>    To clarify, time pressure was a generous assumption. A more
>    correct statement is simply that reviews are not keeping pace
>    with contributions. Part of the community considers this a
>    problem becuase without reviews we can't grow the community.
>
> ## PMC changes:
>
>  - Currently 17 PMC members.
>  - Niels Basjes was added to the PMC on Fri Dec 16 2016
>
> ## Committer base changes:
>
>  - Currently 23 committers.
>  - No new committers added in the last 3 months
>  - Last committer addition was Matthieu Monsch at Mon Jan 18 2016
>
> ## Releases:
>
>  - 1.8.1 was released on Fri May 20 2016
>
> ## Mailing list activity:
>
>  - dev@avro.apache.org:
>     - 278 subscribers (down -1 in the last 3 months):
>     - 462 emails sent to list (757 in previous quarter)
>
>  - user@avro.apache.org:
>     - 633 subscribers (up 4 in the last 3 months):
>     - 68 emails sent to list (45 in previous quarter)
>
> ## JIRA activity:
>
>  - 51 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
>  - 18 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months
>
>
> --
> Ryan Blue
> Software Engineer
> Netflix
>

Mime
  • Unnamed multipart/alternative (inline, None, 0 bytes)
View raw message