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From Aristedes Maniatis <>
Subject Re: December 2014 Board Report
Date Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:16:14 GMT
Looks like a good summary to me. And also a heads-up to keep looking at stackoverflow more


On 12/12/2014 6:48pm, Andrus Adamchik wrote:
> Here is a report draft. I don't think we need a wiki or even GoogleDoc for it. If someone
wants to make an edit, doing it via email is perfectly fine (and perhaps easier to communicate
to all of us compared to alternatives).
> Feel free to comment. I am planning to email it to the board tomorrow. 
> Andrus
> ----
> Apache Cayenne is a Java persistence framework. It takes a distinct approach to 
> object persistence and provides an ORM runtime, remote persistence services, and 
> a GUI mapping/modeling tool.
> ### Project Status
> * Cayenne 3.1 Final was released on September 29.
> * Active 3.2 release branch was renamed to 4.0 to reflect a significant scope of changes.
> * 4.0 development has been very active. We added a new fluent query APIs, and a new automated

>   way to synchronize the ORM model with DB-schema and Java classes. More new features
>   likely to happen in the coming months.
> * We are in preparations to release 4.0.M2.
> ### Community
> * dev@ list activity is higher than before, due to the active discussions of 
>   the new 4.0 features.
> * There seems to be a trend of declining activity on the user@ list though. 
>   Not specifically in this quarter, more like a long-term trend, partially explained

>   by good support provided on stackoverflow, partially perhaps by the project maturity.
> * We receive steady contributions from two new developers.
> * The last PMC member was added in December 2012.
> * The last committer was added in May 2012.

Aristedes Maniatis
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