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From Scott Deboy <>
Subject Re: Incubator PMC/Board report for November 2010 (
Date Wed, 10 Nov 2010 15:10:44 GMT
That's fine. My point was the next todos are not likely to be the  
three most important steps toward graduation (likely licensing,  
community etc).

By the way, gpl dependencies will need to be replaced prior to  
graduation with dependencies compatible with the Apache License 2.0.


On Nov 10, 2010, at 1:32 AM, Flavio Pellanda < 
 > wrote:

> Hi,
>> 1. Can you elaborate on the mailing list (and provide a quick  
>> explanation
>> in the wiki) on the libisi rubygems release? I assume this is a  
>> project
>> dependency...will that be released as a part of ALOIS?  How is it
>> licensed, etc?
> Libisi is a small library to help programming ruby scripts. In ALOIS  
> It is
> used for logging and some userinteraction stuff like passwordprompt,  
> progresbar
> or asking the user a question.
> Libisi is released as GPLv3 and is not part of ALOIS. Logintas uses  
> this
> library to keep recurrent tasks/functions at one place. The second  
> goal, that
> libisi solves, is that we can use one library (one interface), that  
> supports
> multiple implementations of common tasks.
> E.g. a interface to interact with the user that supports console  
> password
> prompt and progress bar, but can also use KDE dialogboxes and  
> progressbars.
> Or let us generate simple documents for html, wiki or text with one  
> codebase.
> Package short description:
> Library for easy and fast shell script developing.
> * Optparse
> * Logging: log4r
> * UI: console, kde, X
> * Progressbars: console, kde
> * Charts: jfreecharts
> * Bridges: java, python
> * DocRender: html, wiki, text
> * DataAccess: activerecord, ldap
>> 2. The 'next steps todo' is great to have in the report, but I want  
>> to make
>> sure we follow the podling report template and provide responses to  
>> these
>> requests:
>> A list of the three most important issues to address in the move  
>> towards
>> graduation.
> Aren't the "Next steps todo" these important issues? What are you  
> missing?
>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC or ASF Board might wish/need to  
>> be aware
>> of
> I think we're on the way. On Monday we (Urs, Marcus and myself) will  
> discuss a
> roadmap for ALOIS. I will post results here on the mailinglist.
>> How has the community developed since the last report
>> How has the project developed since the last report.
>> Obviously, the last two don't really apply in this report, but we  
>> could add
>> them and put 'N/A', just for completeness.
> Yes, nothing done yet.
> I see that you already signed off the report, probably I should not  
> change it
> anymore, should I? I will include your point in next report. Is that  
> ok?
> Cheers Flavio

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