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From Branko Čibej <br...@wandisco.com>
Subject Re: Incubator PMC/Board report for Mar 2013 ([ppmc])
Date Wed, 06 Mar 2013 14:15:23 GMT
I like Joe's proposal. Why isn't it in the Incubator wiki yet? :)

-- Brane

On 05.03.2013 20:43, Joachim Dreimann wrote:
> I think we should be more direct in what our goals are, so here is my
> suggestion for the report:
>
> We're hoping to graduate soon, potentially before the next report. While
> growing our community further continues to be important, we have seen
> more outside interest recently. This addresses the only barrier to
> graduation raised after the December2012 report.
> We have further prepared by completing the PODLINGNAMESEARCH.
>
> The project now has two online demo instances running of Apache Bloodhound,
> one of which shows the current state of the trunk branch [
> http://bh-demo1.apache.org ] and providing a first implementation of the
> new search functionality, responsive layout and multi-product architecture
> that has been developed. Together these represent the main strands of what
> Apache Bloodhound set out to achieve. Unfortunately, we do not yet have the
> ability to make use of the repository browser, which was something that was
> brought up in the previous report.
>
> We added two new committers to the project in January. We have also seen
> more interest in the project from a number of channels including irc and
> the dev mailing list which we are, as ever, hoping to convert into growth
> of the developer community and continue to improve upon diversity.
>
>
> On 5 March 2013 16:23, Gary Martin <gary.martin@wandisco.com> wrote:
>
>> On 04/03/13 16:06, Gary Martin wrote:
>>
>>> On 4 March 2013 15:58, Branko Čibej <brane@wandisco.com <mailto:
>>> brane@wandisco.com>> wrote:
>>>
>>>     On 04.03.2013 16:36, Gary Martin wrote:
>>>     > OK, I think we get the hint.
>>>     >
>>>     > If nobody has volunteered to write up the report before I do, I
>>>     should
>>>     > be able to get onto it tomorrow.
>>>     >
>>>     > The main things that spring to mind at the moment is that over the
>>>     > last 3 months we have completed the namesearch which, aside from our
>>>     > decision over whether we have achieved enough diversity, pretty much
>>>     > clears the way for graduation.
>>>     >
>>>     > We can also add the creation of demo servers with lots of help from
>>>     > Gavin to completed infrastructure requests but we are still
>>>     waiting on
>>>     > a means to effectively connect our issues.apache.org/bloodhound
>>>     <http://issues.apache.org/**bloodhound<http://issues.apache.org/bloodhound>>
>>> to our
>>>
>>>     > area of subversion over NFS, or any other solution. This was
>>>     raised in
>>>     > the December2012 report and I am not aware of any significant
>>>     progress.
>>>     >
>>>     > Any more upbeat news to report will be good too.
>>>
>>>     We've seen some outside interest in the project, at least on IRC; not
>>>     much, but it's a start.
>>>
>>>     I think we may as well announce that there will be a community vote on
>>>     graduation readiness soon -- i.e., I think we can start it right now.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Yes, it would be good to get a decision from the community so that sounds
>>> like a good plan to me.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>     Gary
>>>
>>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I've just thrown this together. I'll add this to the incubator report soon
>> to use as a starting point unless anyone thinks that I have not been upbeat
>> enough again!
>>
>>    Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>
>>    1. Community growth/diversification
>>    2.
>>    3.
>>
>>    Since the last report, three months ago, Bloodhound has completed
>>    its PODLINGNAMESEARCH which aside from issues of
>>    diversity was the final item to consider prior to graduation. The
>>    Bloodhound community has been discussing the
>>    issueof graduation following positive comments following the
>>    Decemeber2012 report and the community vote has now
>>    begun.
>>
>>    The project now has demos running of Apache Bloodhound, one of which
>>    shows the current state of the trunk branch
>>    andproviding a demonstration of the new search functionality that
>>    has been developed. Unfortunately, we do not yet
>>    haveability to make use of the repository browser, which was
>>    something that was brought up in the previous report.
>>
>>    We added two new committers to the project in January. We have also
>>    seen more interest in the project from a number
>>    of channels including irc and the dev mailing list which weare, as
>>    ever, hoping to convert into growth of the
>>    developer community and continue to improve upon diversity.
>>
>> The questions that we are meant to answer (currently listed in our entry
>> on the wiki page) are:
>>
>>    Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to
>>    be aware of?
>>    How has the community developed since the last report?
>>    How has the project developed since the last report?
>>
>> Cheers,
>>     Gary
>>
>>
>


-- 
Branko Čibej
Director of Subversion | WANdisco | www.wandisco.com


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