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From Daniel Gruno <>
Subject Re: Apache Reporter Service
Date Tue, 03 Mar 2015 18:47:26 GMT

On 2015-03-03 18:52, Jacques Le Roux wrote:
> Daniel,
> Actually trying to add a release I got a 500: 
 From the logs, I can tell that you supplied an invalid release date, 
which made the script break.
I have added that validation part to the html form itself now, so it 
should complain if you do not use YYYY-MM-DD properly.

With regards,
> Thanks
> Jacques
> Le 03/03/2015 18:44, Jacques Le Roux a écrit :
>> Thanks Daniel,
>> That's quite clear
>> Jacques
>> Le 03/03/2015 16:55, Daniel Gruno a écrit :
>>> Hi Jacques,
>>> I tried to pull in as much information as I could about LDAP 
>>> changes, but sadly, we have not kept track of new committers being 
>>> added to a project in the same way we keep track of PMC additions, 
>>> hence this behavior on the site. There's no fix for this currently, 
>>> BUT it will correct itself when you add a new committer as it is now 
>>> checking LDAP records daily for changes. You can just ignore that 
>>> bit for now (till you get a new committer again), and edit that out 
>>> in your report, should you choose to use the template provided.
>>> With regards,
>>> Daniel.
>>> On 2015-03-03 16:51, Jacques Le Roux wrote:
>>>> Thanks Daniel,
>>>> That's pretty cool, just as a note, the OFBiz project shows that no 
>>>> committers has been added since September when we had 4 new 
>>>> committers in December, can we change that?
>>>> I will add the releases we have at 
>>>> Jacques
>>>> Le 03/03/2015 11:50, Daniel Gruno a écrit :
>>>>> Hi folks,
>>>>> as some of you will have noticed, either by the commits I just 
>>>>> made or conversations going on elsewhere, I have started work on a 
>>>>> new helper system for PMCs called the Apache Reporter Service. 
>>>>> This is sort of an external addition to Whimsy, and shows various 
>>>>> statistics and data for projects, designed to aid chairs (and 
>>>>> other lurkers) in viewing and compiling data for board reports.
>>>>> The system is now live at: - you will 
>>>>> need to be a PMC member of a project to view this site, and you 
>>>>> will - in general - only be shown data for projects where you are 
>>>>> on the PMC.
>>>>> The system will show you:
>>>>> - Your next report date and the chair of the project
>>>>> - PMC and committership changes over the past 3 months, as well as 
>>>>> latest additions if >3 months ago
>>>>> - The latest releases done this quarter (if added by RMs)
>>>>> - Mailing list statistics: number of subscribers as well as number 
>>>>> of emails sent this quarter and the previous
>>>>> - JIRA tickets opened/closed this quarter (if correctly mapped 
>>>>> within the system)
>>>>> - A mock-up of a board report, with the above data compiled into 
>>>>> it (to be edited heavily by the chair!)
>>>>> Quick-navigation (hot-links) can be done by using the LDAP name of 
>>>>> a project in the URL, for instance: 
>>>>> would navigate directly to the 
>>>>> Apache Portable Runtime project if you are on that PMC (or a 
>>>>> member of the foundation).
>>>>> The report mock-up is meant as a help only, not a canonical 
>>>>> template for board reports. Vital items, such as community 
>>>>> activity and board issues are intentionally left for the reporter 
>>>>> (chair) to fill out, and heaven help the woman/man who submits a 
>>>>> report with these fields left as default ;).
>>>>> Later today, I plan to enable the distribution watching part of 
>>>>> this service, which will send reminders to anyone who pushes a 
>>>>> release, that they should (not required, but if they want to!) add 
>>>>> their release data to the system, so as to help others using the 
>>>>> system to get an overview of the status of any given project.
>>>>> I have already gotten a lot of really useful feedback, but if you 
>>>>> see something you'd like to change, either shoot me an email here 
>>>>> on the comdev list, or commit a change to the system in svn.
>>>>> With regards,
>>>>> Daniel.

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