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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [REVIEW] Edgent IPMC status report
Date Tue, 31 Oct 2017 11:55:17 GMT
I'm fine with the report.  Do you have the ####'s filled out?

John

On Tue, Oct 31, 2017 at 4:21 AM Christofer Dutz <christofer.dutz@c-ware.de>
wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I agree that the lack of other activity is noteworthy. I hope I can do my
> best to spread the word in the next few months, but right now I share that
> opinion ;-)
>
> And some super minor thing … if you mention me please write “Chris” or
> Christofer Dutz” … the other feels really strange for me when reading it ;-)
>
> But other than that, I fully agree:
>
> +1
>
> Chris
>
> Am 30.10.17, 23:45 schrieb "Dale LaBossiere" <dlaboss@apache.org>:
>
>     Hi all,
>
>     Please review the following status report ASAP so that I can submit it
> by Wed, Nov. 1.
>
>     I’ll fill in the one missing piece of info (#subscribers) shortly -
> when Will gets me that info.
>
>     Any other adjustments?
>
>     Regarding calling out the “Any issues…” item, I believe it’s factual
>     and appropriate to note it.  If others disagree, I can replace
>     it with the usual “No”, or change the text as suggested.
>
>     Thanks,
>     — Dale
>
>     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?
>
>       While two contributors are still quite active working on
>       the conversion to maven and towards getting out the next release,
>       there has been very little other community or dev list activity.
>
>     How has the community developed since the last report?
>
>         * Will Marshall had a meetup in San Francisco on 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).
>         * Chris Dutz gave a presentation at Solutions Hamburg that
>           included Apache Edgent.
>         * There was one new non-committer enhancement/PR merged.
>         * There was one JIRA from a new individual: asked & answered.
>         * Chris Dutz stated that he’s beginning a project where he will be
> using Edgent
>         * Total, we have #####(TBD - 70 last report) subscribers to our
> mailing list, an improvement
>             of #####(TBD - 5 last report) since the last report.
>
>
>     How has the project developed since the last report?
>
>       * Two contributors/committers have been very active overhauling the
>         Edgent build system to Maven from Gradle on the features/maven
>         branch. We are very close to merging and working on a release.
>         Maven provides benefits over Gradle, including a more rigid build
>         structure, the Maven package system, and ASF release process
> integration.
>         The work includes a variety of other cleanup / usability items,
>         such as how we distribute Edgent samples and how users build them.
>       * According to JIRA, 6 new issues were added to the project and
>         2 issues have been resolved or closed between August 2017 and
> October 2017.
>         11 issues are in progress as part of PR-309 (the maven work).
>
>     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:
>
>       2017-05-17
>
>     When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>
>       In August 2017, we added Christofer Dutz as a new committer
>       and PPMC member.
>
>     Signed-off-by:
>
>       [ ](edgent) Daniel Debrunner
>          Comments:
>       [ ](edgent) Luciano Resende
>          Comments:
>       [ ](edgent) John Ament
>          Comments:
>       [ ](edgent) Justin Mclean
>          Comments:
>
>
>
>
>

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