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From Raphael Bircher <r.birc...@gmx.ch>
Subject Re: Shepherding September 2013
Date Sat, 21 Sep 2013 10:43:32 GMT
Am 15.09.13 06:34, schrieb Marvin Humphrey:
> Greets,
>
> Here are notes by shepherds and Mentors extracted from our September 2013
> report.
>
> Shepherd participation was light this month; a few stalwarts seem to have
> quietly fallen away.  Thanks to them for their past efforts...  If there are
> volunteers out there interested in shepherding, please speak up -- we have
> slots.  (Sheperding can be as minimal as scanning the mailing list archives to
> ensure that a podling's Mentors have been engaged over the last quarter, or it
> can involve observations and opinions as per the style of most present
> shepherds.)
>
> The full exchange regarding Drill has been included in this compendium, though
> it was removed from the Board meeting agenda and thus will not end up the
> Board's minutes.  The conversation continued on general@incubator at
> <http://s.apache.org/ORg>.
>
> Marvin Humphrey
>
> --------------------
> Apache: Project Drill
>
> Shepherd notes:
>
>    (Dave Fisher/wave)
>
>      I am concerned the podling is missing the DISCLAIMER in its source code
>      and on most web pages.  There is a lot of activity but it does not seem
>      to include any drive to make any release.  There is tremendous community
>      building activity.  Heavy on community and light on Release/IP.
>
>    Rebuttal to shepherd notes: (Ted Dunning/tdunning)
>
>      I think that the Dave is substantially incorrect in his assessment that
>      there "does not seem to include any drive to make any release".  This is
>      factually and patently incorrect.  I have asked that the shepherd
>      reconsider this comment and retract it as it does not reflect the
>      substantial progress that the community is making towards a release.
>
>    (Isabel Drost-Fromm/ Apache Mahout, mentor Drill)
>
>      Dave, as for the missing disclaimer - there are still a few branding
>      issues with Drill. The project is currently on it's way to the first
>      release - for a discussion on an initial RC and issues related to it see
>      also http://markmail.org/thread/gl2z6dbcsjkbdelx In the process of
>      preparing this release a couple issues surfaced that seemed more
>      fundamental and are now in the process of being fixed. The Drill
>      community reacted very positively to the input they got and are
>      diligently fixing problems. Mentors provided several links both to
>      Apache-wide as well as Incubator-specific documentation on what needs to
>      be checked for an Apache release. The next RC will show how helpful that
>      turns out to be with fixing the existing problems.
>
>    (Grant Ingersoll, mentor)
>
>      Unlike most Incubator projects, Drill is starting from scratch code-wise
>      and community-wise and thus it will take longer to release, IMO.  AFAICT,
>      the community has sustainable development underway.  That being said, I
>      was just thinking it needed to do a release and then lo and behold there
>      was an RC and a vote.  As Isabel points out, the community has responded
>      well to the feedback on the release.  Once this release is out, I would
>      expect the community to release more often, but other than that, I think
>      the community is developing well, and is, in fact, doing some novel
>      community building things like Google Hangouts that are open to anyone
>      and which I think are very positive.
>
> --------------------
> Kalumet
>
> Shepherd notes:
>
>    (rvs) Look like project is on track. Nothing jumped out at me as requiring
>    any special attention. Mentors seem to be pretty engaged and steering the
>    project in the right direction.
>
> --------------------
> MRQL
>
> Shepherd notes:
>
>    (rvs) Project looks reasonably well off -- no major surprises. I was a
>    little bit surprised by a very low JIRA activity but on the other hand
>    they've got an exemplary Wiki and ML traffic is not too shabby either.
>
> --------------------
> S4
>
> Shepherd notes:
>
>    (Dave Fisher/Wave) S4 knows how make releases. Is concerned about community
>    growth and think that may impede graduation.  I think that they are
>    actually ready to graduate.
>
> --------------------
> Streams
>
> Shepherd notes:
>
>    (rvs) Look like project is on track. Nothing jumped out at me as requiring
>    any special attention, except it would be nice to have to have a second
>    release out (since the first release was done immediately after entering an
>    incubation).
>
> --------------------
> Wave
>
> Shepherd notes:
>
> Mentor notes:
>
>    Ben Laurie and Vincent Siveton have stepped down as Mentors, leaving the
>    project with two active mentors. Currently this is not an issue.
>    (christian)
>
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