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From Michael Anderson <michael.arthur.ander...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [EXTERNAL] Re: [DISCUSS] Retire OCW?
Date Wed, 20 Nov 2019 16:52:47 GMT
That’s pretty interesting.   I like adding incremental features with the goal of replacing
rather than outright demise of the old library.  

Sent from my iPhone

> On Nov 20, 2019, at 11:08 AM, Goodman, Alexander (US 398K) <alexander.goodman@jpl.nasa.gov.invalid>
wrote:
> 
> Since the plots didn't attach in the last message, here they are:
> 
> https://i.imgur.com/mAuq0R5.png
> https://i.imgur.com/TeRYSPI.png
> 
> Thanks,
> Alex
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Goodman, Alexander (US 398K) <alexander.goodman@jpl.nasa.gov.INVALID> 
> Sent: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:05 AM
> To: dev@climate.apache.org
> Subject: RE: [EXTERNAL] Re: [DISCUSS] Retire OCW?
> 
> Hi Michael,
> 
> Please see this overview slide:
> https://i.imgur.com/VnijQ5C.png
> 
> Here is also a link of some older slides which have a lot more details:
> https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1nhD3_fZmVcmBnq9NiMBYeDMsxr5kIimI7dE9NNUQJEM/edit?usp=sharing
> 
> I also created an end-to-end processing benchmark that I compared with the current OCW,
which I have attached in two plots: One with regridding and one without, since the difference
is so vast. I first presented these results at the AMS Annual meeting last year in Phoenix.
> 
> Let me know if you have any questions.
> 
> Thanks,
> Alex
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Anderson <michael.arthur.anderson@gmail.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 5:59 PM
> To: dev@climate.apache.org
> Subject: [EXTERNAL] Re: [DISCUSS] Retire OCW?
> 
> Do you have an overview of the new library you could share?  It'd be interesting how
big the gap between the old and new would be / rough LOE to add parity.
> 
>> On Tue, Nov 19, 2019 at 7:35 PM Alex Goodman <goodman@apache.org> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi Lewis,
>> 
>> To add some more specifics, the new xarray-based API I have developed 
>> for OCW called BCDP (Big Climate Data Pipeline) has recently been 
>> approved for release to open source. Keep in mind, this is a 
>> completely new API that is not backwards compatible, so we were 
>> planning to maintain both the old and new API under one repository 
>> (either as separate subfolders or git
>> branches) until the new API has enough functionality to fully replace 
>> the old one. To accelerate this process and encourage more 
>> development, both Kyo and I are seeking some additional funding 
>> sources which we should be more certain about early next year. When I 
>> first conceived BCDP, I was originally planning on releasing it to 
>> open source as a separate project outside of OCW, but after some 
>> discussion we thought that it would be better to maintain the OCW brand for it if
possible.
>> 
>> Does this make sense?
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Alex
>>> On 2019/11/20 00:17:22, lewis john mcgibbney <lewismc@apache.org> wrote:
>>> I got this from Kyo offline
>>> 
>>> “There is enough motivation to keep OCW going. Alex has almost 
>>> refactored OCW and Seungwon Lee's CMDA will be a part of OCW.”
>>> 
>>> Some of us will remember that CMDA was retired from the Apache 
>>> Incubator previously.
>>> 
>>> It would be great if these plans could be hashed out on the mailing 
>>> list
>> so
>>> we can move forward either way.
>>> 
>>> Lewis
>>> 
>>> On Thu, Nov 14, 2019 at 09:32 Lewis John Mcgibbney < 
>>> lewis.mcgibbney@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Hi Folks,
>>>> Project activity is very low and new contributions are not being
>> reviewed.
>>>> Simply, is it time to retire OCW to the Apache Attic?
>>>> Best
>>>> Lewis
>>>> 
>>>> --
>>>> 
>>>> *Lewis*
>>>> Dr. Lewis J. McGibbney Ph.D, B.Sc
>>>> *Skype*: lewis.john.mcgibbney
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --
>>> http://home.apache.org/~lewismc/
>>> http://people.apache.org/keys/committer/lewismc
>>> 
>> 

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