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From Christofer Dutz <christofer.d...@c-ware.de>
Subject Re: [DRAFT] August Podling Report Edgent
Date Fri, 10 Aug 2018 08:41:20 GMT
Ok ... well as there were no -1s, I'll try to add this as it is.


Am 07.08.18, 19:31 schrieb "Julian Feinauer" <j.feinauer@pragmaticminds.de>:









    Gesendet von meinem Windows 10-Gerät.




    Von: Christofer Dutz<mailto:christofer.dutz@c-ware.de>

    Gesendet: Dienstag, 7. August 2018 17:07

    An: dev@edgent.apache.org<mailto:dev@edgent.apache.org>

    Betreff: [DRAFT] August Podling Report 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. When a

      security problem had been brought up on the private list, not a single

      response from a second PPMC had been received.


    How has the community developed since the last report?


      * An article on Apache PLC4X has been published in the German iX magazine.

         This article co-featured Apache Edgent


      * The previous JavaSPEKTRUM article was published on the codecentric blog

         and is now free to read for all.


      * Total, we have 77 subscribers to our mailing list, an increase

        of 1 since the last report.

      * It was almost silent on the mailing lists until two new names popped up

         asking question about a week ago.


    How has the project developed since the last report?


      * Even if no vulnerabilities were found in Edgent, we updated some of our

         Dependencies no longer depend on third party artifacts that might contain


      * According to JIRA, 1 new issue was added and none were resolved

        in the last 90 days

      * 2 commits were made in the last 90 days.


    How would you assess the podling's maturity?


      After withdrawal of most of the active committers and PPCM members currently

      a new committer and PPMC base has to be built. We are still very hopeful that

      we will be able to accomplish this task.


      [ ] 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.





      [ ](edgent) Daniel Debrunner


      [ ](edgent) Luciano Resende


      [ ](edgent) Justin Mclean


      [ ](edgent) John D. Ament



    IPMC/Shepherd notes:










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