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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Podling Report Draft
Date Tue, 01 Aug 2017 19:36:52 GMT
Unless its something this team has specifically built and is part of the
ASF project, I would avoid mentioning about this DeveloperWorks piece due
to $corporateBacking.

On Tue, Aug 1, 2017 at 3:29 PM Queenie Ma <queeniema@apache.org> wrote:

> Regarding this item, "An online course on Edgent was developed on
> DeveloperWorks, providing further material for new users to familiarize
> themselves with Edgent", I don't believe a course was ever created. I know
> one was in the works earlier this year, but it was never completed. Am I
> off base?
>
> The rest looks great, thanks!
>
> --
> Queenie
>
> On Tue, Aug 1, 2017 at 11:13 AM, William Marshall <wcmarsha@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi All,
> >
> > The following is the initial draft of the podling report. If you have any
> > comments, please make them by 12:00 PM PST tomorrow to leave sufficient
> > time for the mentors to sign off on the wiki.
> >
> >
> > Edgent
> >
> > Apache Edgent is a programming SDK and micro-kernel style runtime
> > that can be embedded in gateways and small footprint edge devices
> enabling
> > local, real-time, analytics on the continuous streams of data coming
> > from equipment, vehicles, systems, appliances, devices and sensors of
> > all kinds (for example, Raspberry Pis or smart phones). Working in
> > conjunction with centralized analytic systems, Apache Edgent provides
> > efficient and timely analytics across the whole IoT ecosystem: from the
> > center to the edge.
> >
> > Edgent has been incubating since 2016-02-29.
> >
> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >
> >   1. Create and expand a diverse community of contributors and committers
> >      around the Edgent project.
> >   2. Attracting at least another independent committer/ppmc member.
> >   3. Finding further real world users of Edgent
> >
> > Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> > aware of?
> >
> >   No
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> >     * Total, we have 70 subscribers to our mailing list, an improvement
> >     of 5 since the last report.
> >     * We have had a noticeable increase in the number of
> > information-seeking
> >     emails on the mailing list from new Edgent developers.
> >     * An online course on Edgent was developed on DeveloperWorks,
> providing
> >     further material for new users to familiarize themselves with Edgent
> >     * A San Francisco meetup has been scheduled for the 20th of September
> >     to demonstrate an Edgent video analytics application which was
> >     initially presented at ApacheCon 2017 (Video Analytics at the Edge:
> >     Fun with Apache Edgent, OpenCV and a Raspberry Pi).
> >
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> >   * With the contributions of Christoper Dutz and Dale LaBossiere, the
> >     Edgent build system is undergoing an overhaul to Maven from Groovy.
> >     Maven provides benefits over Groovy, including a more rigid build
> >     structure, and the Maven package system.
> >   * According to JIRA, 13 new issues were added to the project and 6
> >     issues have been resolved or closed between May 2017 and August 2017.
> >
> > How would you assess the podling's maturity?
> > Edgent is making slow but consistent progress towards graduation. While
> we
> > don't yet meet the diversity requirements, we put emphasis on community
> > growth through outreach which will ultimately pave the way for additional
> > committers and contributors.
> >
> > Additionally, before we graduate it is important that we find users
> > outside of IBM. As most Edgent committers are employed by IBM, external
> > stakeholders help ensure long term contribution to the project.
> >
> >   [ ] Initial setup
> >   [ ] Working towards first release
> >   [X] Community building
> >   [ ] Nearing graduation
> >   [ ] Other:
> >
> > Date of last release:
> >
> >   2017-03-17
> >
> > When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
> >
> >   In May 2016, we added two new committers and PPMC members,
> >   Kathy Saunders and Queenie Ma.
> >
> > Signed-off-by:
> >
> >   [ ](edgent) Daniel Debrunner
> >      Comments:
> >   [ ](edgent) Luciano Resende
> >      Comments:
> >   [ ](edgent) John Ament
> >      Comments:
> >   [ ](edgent) Justin Mclean
> >      Comments:
> >
> > IPMC/Shepherd notes:
> >
>

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