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From John D. Ament <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DRAFT] May Podling Report Edgent
Date Mon, 07 May 2018 00:22:09 GMT
Can someone post this to the incubator wiki?  Its not complete.  I can sign off if you're missing
sign off, but would prefer one of the active mentors can.

I will say the report calls out the concerns I see with the project.  

John

On 2018/05/04 22:22:33, William Marshall <wcmarsha@gmail.com> wrote: 
> Although, I think John Ament resigned as a mentor to Edgent, not sure if he
> is still required to sign off.
> 
> On Fri, May 4, 2018 at 3:19 PM, William Marshall <wcmarsha@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > Looks good to me.
> >
> > On Fri, May 4, 2018 at 8:47 AM, Christofer Dutz <christofer.dutz@c-ware.de
> > > wrote:
> >
> >> Comments? I whipped this up by updating the last one …
> >>
> >> ===============================================
> >> 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?
> >>
> >>   Community participation, implying interest in Edgent, continues
> >>   to be an issue.  One of the two active committer/PPMC members has
> >>   retired at the end of February and the level of their continuing
> >>   participation is has been significantly reduced since then. The second
> >>   active committer was also very consumed with finishing his house-
> >>   building, which is now finished. So we are hoping to see increased
> >>   activity again.
> >>
> >> How has the community developed since the last report?
> >>
> >>   * An article on Apache Edgent has been published as cover-story in the
> >>     German JavaSPEKTRUM magazine in March
> >>     (https://bc-v3.pressmatrix.com/de/profiles/4967c6d5eae1/edit
> >> ions/138b1a28747149541fb0)
> >>   * At the Techcamp.Hamburg in April we had one well attended talk about
> >>      Apache Edgent
> >>   * Total, we have 76 subscribers to our mailing list, an increase
> >>     of 4 since the last report.
> >>   * We have seen a new name on the list, which seems to be interested in
> >>     contributing. Especially in the Kafka area. We are hoping to see more
> >>     activity in the near future.
> >>
> >> How has the project developed since the last report?
> >>
> >>   * We have updated the Kafka module to the latest Kafka version
> >>   * According to JIRA, 2 new issues were added and none were resolved
> >>     in the last 90 days
> >>   * 12 commits were made in the last 90 days.
> >>
> >> 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:
> >>
> >>   2017-12-14  Apache Edgent 1.2.0
> >>
> >> 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) Justin Mclean
> >>      Comments:
> >>   [ ](edgent) John D. Ament
> >>      Comments:
> >>
> >> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
> >>
> >>
> >> =============================
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> 

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