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From Davide Palmisano <dpalmis...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Apache Steams Project
Date Thu, 15 Nov 2012 11:12:34 GMT
Thank you so much.

No, I'm not participating on behalf of an employer.

cheers,

Davide

On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 8:46 AM, Ate Douma <ate@douma.nu> wrote:
> Hi Davide,
>
> You will need to create a wiki account and thereafter request write access
> here.
> For your convenience I've already added your name to the initial committers
> section of the proposal.
>
> If your are participating on behalf of a employer, please let us know so we
> can add that to the affiliation section of the proposal as well.
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Ate
>
>
> On 11/14/2012 01:41 PM, Davide Palmisano wrote:
>>
>> Thanks Matthew,
>>
>> but the page is an immutable one.
>>
>> how can I do?
>>
>> cheers,
>>
>> Davide
>>
>> On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 12:14 PM, Franklin, Matthew B.
>> <mfranklin@mitre.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Davide Palmisano [mailto:dpalmisano@gmail.com]
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, November 06, 2012 12:17 PM
>>>> To: general@incubator.apache.org
>>>> Subject: Re: [PROPOSAL] Apache Steams Project
>>>>
>>>> Hi there,
>>>>
>>>> I'm working to something[1] (not yet fully open source released) which
>>>> could somehow overlap with Streams.
>>>> I'm also one of the authors of the Activity Streams Ontology[2] which
>>>> is the rdf-ish version of activitystrea.ms.
>>>>
>>>> I'll be really happy to contribute on Streams.
>>>
>>>
>>> Feel free to add yourself as an initial committer to the proposal on the
>>> wiki.
>>>
>>>>
>>>> cheers,
>>>>
>>>> [1] http://www.slideshare.net/dpalmisano/semtech2012-finalpdf
>>>> [2] http://xmlns.notu.be/aair/
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 6:06 PM, Franklin, Matthew B.
>>>> <mfranklin@mitre.org> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> I would like to propose a new Activity Streams server project to the
>>>>> Incubator.  The proposal is on the wiki at the following location:
>>>>>
>>>>> http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/StreamsProposal
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Streams is a collaborative effort from multiple organizations and
>>>>> individuals working with and around the Activity Streams specification
>>>>> (http://activitystrea.ms).
>>>>>
>>>>> We are looking forward to your feedback and suggestions.
>>>>>
>>>>> -Matt Franklin
>>>>>
>>>>> ----- COPY OF PROPOSAL FROM
>>>>> http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/StreamsProposal -----
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Apache Streams Proposal
>>>>>
>>>>> == Abstract ==
>>>>>
>>>>> Apache Streams will be a lightweight server for ActivityStreams. The
>>>>> role
>>>>> of Apache Streams is to provide a central point of aggregation,
>>>>> filtering
>>>>> and querying for Activities that have been submitted by disparate
>>>>> systems.
>>>>>   Apache Streams also intends to include a mechanism for intelligent
>>>>> filtering and recommendation to reduce the noise to end users.
>>>>>
>>>>> == Proposal ==
>>>>>
>>>>> Apache Streams will bring together individuals who are or are looking
>>>>> to
>>>>> increase and centralize the production, consumption and federation of
>>>>> ActivityStreams throughout enterprise organizations and the Internet
as
>>>>> a
>>>>> whole.  The target features include:
>>>>>
>>>>>   * Publication of Activities from multiple systems via HTTP
>>>>>   * Aggregation and syndication of streams
>>>>>   * Support for security trimming of streams by social graph
>>>>>   * Noise reduction and intelligent filtering
>>>>>   * Federation of streams across disparate systems
>>>>>   * Provide libraries for easy integration in source systems
>>>>>
>>>>> == Background ==
>>>>>
>>>>> The ActivityStreams specification standardizes a generic format for
>>>>> describing event-based data.  Many social web companies have adopted
>>>>> the
>>>>> format and it has been included in the OpenSocial specification as the
>>>>> preferred method for delivery of activity data.  During discussions of
>>>>> ActivityStreams at OpenSocial events earlier in the year, it became
>>>>> clear
>>>>> that multiple organizations are facing similar issues as to the
>>>>> publication and filtering of their activities and would benefit from
a
>>>>> commonly-developed, open-source ActivityStreams server.
>>>>>
>>>>> == Rationale ==
>>>>>
>>>>> In deployment, activities are generated from multiple sources.  This
is
>>>>> particularly true within the enterprise where disparate systems create
>>>>> and
>>>>> manage activities in stove pipes.  What is needed is a central point
>>>>> for
>>>>> consumption, aggregation and exposure of activities generated within
>>>>> these
>>>>> systems.
>>>>>
>>>>> == Initial Goals ==
>>>>>
>>>>> The initial goal of the project is to survey donated code and develop
a
>>>>> common, high-level architecture for an initial release.  The project
>>>>> will
>>>>> then work toward that release in a new code base, pulling in pieces of
>>>>> donated code as necessary.
>>>>>
>>>>> == Current Status ==
>>>>>
>>>>> The MITRE Corporation will donate its prototype code to the project.
>>>>> Aside from this, the project is new and will need bootstrap time to
>>>>> develop an initial architecture and roadmap.
>>>>>
>>>>> ==== Meritocracy ====
>>>>>
>>>>> As a new project with many team members who are seasoned Apache
>>>>
>>>> veterans,
>>>>>
>>>>> Apache Streams is prepared to build the project under the Apache Way.
>>>>>
>>>>> ==== Community ====
>>>>>
>>>>> The Apache Streams community combines multiple individuals from
>>>>
>>>> different
>>>>>
>>>>> organizations, many of which have collaborated before in an open
>>>>> environment.  Apache Streams is committed to expanding this community
>>>>
>>>> and
>>>>>
>>>>> adhering to Apache principles of openness and collaboration.
>>>>>
>>>>> == Known Risks ==
>>>>>
>>>>> An exercise in self-knowledge. Risks don't mean that a project is
>>>>> unacceptable. If they are recognized and noted then they can be
>>>>> addressed
>>>>> during incubation.
>>>>>
>>>>> ==== Inexperience with Open Source ====
>>>>>
>>>>> Most of the initial committers have worked in open source and many are
>>>>> familiar with the ASF and the Apache Way; but, not all.  Additionally,
>>>>> many of the committers have not worked on a software project together
>>>>
>>>> and
>>>>>
>>>>> will need time to familiarize themselves with each other.
>>>>>
>>>>> ==== Speed of Development ====
>>>>>
>>>>> This project is dependent upon contributions made on company time. For
>>>>> this approach to succeed, the project must deliver a workable system
in
>>>>> a
>>>>> timeframe acceptable to those companies. The initial parties have the
>>>>> intention of releasing a first version within 6 months after starting
>>>>> the
>>>>> Incubator. Failure to do so could prevent the project reaching critical
>>>>> mass, and could prevent the project from being in a position to attract
>>>>> new developers.
>>>>>
>>>>> ==== Reliance on Salaried Developers ====
>>>>>
>>>>> At present, the vast majority of contributors will be doing so as a
>>>>> part
>>>>> of their day jobs. Therefore, as already alluded to, there is a risk
>>>>> that
>>>>> the project won't gain enough traction to be of use to their employers.
>>>>> However, given the centrality of these codebases to the participating
>>>>> companies, it is clearly in their best interests to transition to an
>>>>> openly developed alternative.
>>>>>
>>>>> ==== Relationships with Other Apache Products ====
>>>>>
>>>>> Many of the initial committers will be integrating this software with
>>>>> Apache Rave & Apache Shindig.  A possibility exists that code is
>>>>> developed
>>>>> by either or both of the projects to support integration with Apache
>>>>> Streams.
>>>>>
>>>>> ==== An Excessive Fascination with the Apache Brand ====
>>>>>
>>>>> The rationale for the community to propose the project to Apache is
>>>>> that
>>>>> Apache offers a meritocratic governance style that is free from direct
>>>>> influence by any single company.  This allows all of the participants
>>>>> in
>>>>> this proposal to collaborate regardless of which organization pays
>>>>> them.
>>>>>
>>>>> == Initial Source and Submission Plan ==
>>>>>
>>>>> The MITRE Corporation has developed a prototype using Apache Shindig,
>>>>> Apache Rave and the PubSubHubbub Enterprise Engine (PuSH-EE) [1].  The
>>>>> source for this will be donated to the ASF upon successful execution
of
>>>>> MITREĀ¹s open source technology transfer process.
>>>>>
>>>>> [1] http://code.google.com/p/pushee/
>>>>>
>>>>> == Cryptography ==
>>>>>
>>>>> The only cryptography included by the project will be via library
>>>>> inclusion.  As it is currently under discussion at legal-discuss as to
>>>>> whether or not this qualifies for BIS registration, we propose that any
>>>>> actions to arise regarding cryptographic libraries be deferred until
>>>>> suitable resolution to the discussion is achieved.
>>>>>
>>>>> == Required Resources ==
>>>>>
>>>>> Resources that infrastructure will be asked to supply for this project.
>>>>>
>>>>> == Mailing lists ==
>>>>>
>>>>>   * Apache Streams-commits
>>>>>   * Apache Streams-private (moderated subscriptions)
>>>>>   * Apache Streams-dev
>>>>>
>>>>> == Subversion Directory ==
>>>>> https://svn.apache.org/incubator/streams
>>>>>
>>>>> == Issue Tracking ==
>>>>> JIRA Apache Streams
>>>>>
>>>>> == Other Resources ==
>>>>> No special resources or infrastructure required
>>>>>
>>>>> == Initial Committers ==
>>>>>   * Matt Franklin (mfranklin at apache dot org)  - Apache Member
>>>>>   * Craig McClanahan (craigmcc at apache dot org) - Apache Member
>>>>>   * James Snell (jmsnell at apache dot org?) - Apache Committer
>>>>>   * Ate Douma (ate at apache dot org) - Apache Member
>>>>>   * Ryan Baxter (rbaxter at apache dot org) - Apache Committer
>>>>>   * Jason Letourneau (jletourneau at gmail dot com)
>>>>>   * Beth Lavender
>>>>>   * Mark Weitzel
>>>>>   * Steve Blackmon
>>>>>
>>>>> == Affiliations ==
>>>>>
>>>>>   * The MITRE Corporation (Matt Franklin, Jason Letourneau, Beth
>>>>> Lavender)
>>>>>   * IBM (James Snell, Ryan Baxter)
>>>>>   * Jive Software (Craig McClanahan, Mark Weitzel)
>>>>>   * Hippo (Ate Douma)
>>>>>   * WCG (Steve Blackmon)
>>>>>
>>>>> == Sponsors ==
>>>>>
>>>>> ==== Champion ====
>>>>>
>>>>>   * Matt Franklin
>>>>>
>>>>> ==== Nominated Mentors ====
>>>>>
>>>>>   * Matt Franklin
>>>>>   * Ate Douma
>>>>>   * Craig McClanahan
>>>>>
>>>>> ==== Sponsoring Entity ====
>>>>>   * Apache Incubator
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Davide Palmisano
>>>>
>>>> http://davidepalmisano.com
>>>> http://twitter.com/dpalmisano
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