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From Jean-Louis MONTEIRO <jeano...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] BatchEE as an incubated project
Date Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:11:40 GMT
+1

Jean-Louis


2013/9/30 Matt Benson <gudnabrsam@gmail.com>

> +1 (binding)
>
> Matt
>
>
> On Sun, Sep 29, 2013 at 11:52 PM, Romain Manni-Bucau
> <rmannibucau@gmail.com>wrote:
>
> > Since discussion about the BatchEE seems done, I'd like to call a vote
> for
> > BatchEE to
> > become an incubated project.
> >
> > The proposal is pasted below, and also available at:
> > https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/BatchEEProposal
> >
> > Let's keep this vote open for three business days, closing the voting on
> > Thursday 10/03.
> >
> > [ ] +1 Accept BatchEE into the Incubator
> > [ ] +0 Don't care.
> > [ ] -1 Don't accept BatchEE because...
> >
> >
> > = BatchEE, JBatch Implementation =
> >
> > === Abstract ===
> >
> > BatchEE will be an ASL-licensed implementation of the JBatch
> Specification
> > which is defined as JSR-352 (for version 1.0).
> >
> > === Proposal ===
> >
> > BatchEE specification is an effort for defining a standard API and way to
> > write batches in Java. It is integrated with JavaEE (JTA, CDI....) but
> > works out of the box in a standalone environment.
> >
> >
> > BatchEE Project is responsible for implementing the runtime container
> > contract for the JBatch specification. Besides the implementation,
> BatchEE
> > Project will implement the core built-in components that further
> simplifies
> > the developer complex interactions with other Java EE specific enterprise
> > operations. For example, it will define default reader/processor/writer
> for
> > jdbc, jpa, xml/json/flat files...
> >
> > === Background ===
> >
> > Until today writing batches in java meant using a proprietary framework
> and
> > link to JavaEE was quite limited (or missing). JBatch defines an API
> fixing
> > this issue and now developpers need a fix.
> >
> > === Rationale ===
> >
> > Current JBatch specificatin is released, and only the reference
> > implementation is available but not really intended to be maintained.
> > Moreover multiple Apache projects (geronimo, TomEE, ...) will need an
> > Apache compatible Jbatch implementation to go ahread and implement JavaEE
> > 7.
> >
> >
> > === Initial Goals ===
> >
> > The initial goals of the BatchEE Project are
> >
> >  * Fully implement the JSR-352 specification.
> >  * Attracts a community around the current code base.
> >  * Active relationship with the other dependent projects to further
> develop
> > some useful batch components.
> >
> > == Current Status ==
> >
> > === Meritocracy ===
> >
> > Initial developer of the project is familiar with the meritocracy
> > principles of Apache. He knows that the open source gets power from its
> > great developers and freedom. He also developed some other open source
> > projects. We will follow the normal meritocracy rules also with other
> > potential contributors.
> >
> > === Community ===
> >
> > There is a great community within the OpenEJB, OpenWebBeans, Geronimo and
> > TomEE Apache projects. BatchEE project is very related with these
> projects
> > and in the some cases, it enhances these projects. We are thinking that
> > BatchEE project gets strong community because it complete the needed
> > frameworks of a java developper and unifies the using of these projects.
> It
> > simplifies the developer effort for building complex enterprise
> > applications batches.
> >
> > === Core Developers ===
> >
> > BatchEE project has been developing by the IBM then forked by Romain
> > Manni-Bucau as a sole contributor.
> >
> > === Alignment ===
> >
> > BacthEE project will be a candidate for use in Geronimo AS and TomEE as a
> > default JBatch implementation. Other projects could benefit from the
> > BatchEE project as a general purpose component and context management.
> >
> > BatchEE project is closely aligned with the OpenEJB and OpenWebBeans
> > projects perfectly. It depends on these projects to satisfy its
> > requirements (mainly tests).
> >
> > == Known Risks ==
> >
> > === Orphaned products ===
> >
> > Even if the initial committer of the project has no plan to leave the
> > active development, it must necessary to get other committers for the
> > project. So that it less dependent on the single developer. The source
> code
> > of the project is well documented and new committers could easily grasp
> the
> > details. Initial committer continues to support actively this project.
> >
> > === Inexperience with Open Source ===
> >
> > Initial developer have worked on open source project before, including
> > OpenEJB/TomEE, OpenWebBeans, XBean...
> >
> > === Homogeneous Developers ===
> >
> > Altough the initial committer of the project is single, developer team
> may
> > be increased within the active project lifecycle from the different
> > locations.
> >
> > === Reliance on Salaried Developers ===
> >
> > Project currently has no salaried developers. All the commitment is done
> by
> > the volunteer developer.
> >
> > === Relationships with Other Apache Products ===
> >
> > BatchEE will likely be used in the Geronimo and Apache TomEE.
> OpenWebBeans
> > could bring added value for tests and integration with CDI. OpenEJB will
> be
> > great to pass EE tests (JTA is mandatory and CDi a must have).
> >
> > === An Excessive Fascination with the Apache Brand ===
> >
> > BatchEE project initial committer is the strong supporter of the open
> > source projects. Initial committer of the project thinks that ASF has
> great
> > place that provides wider colloboration and support of the open source
> > project and it respects meritrocracy. Also, BatchEE project will surely
> be
> > embraced by the Geronimo, TomEE, Camel and other Apache projects. BatchEE
> > project is closely related with the some of the other Apache projects.
> >
> > == Documentation ==
> >
> > Currently the main documentation of the project is contained in the
> > README.md in the source repository (see next part).
> >
> > == Initial Source ==
> >
> > The source for BatchEE project that is to be imported is currently within
> > the project at https://github.com/rmannibucau/batchee.git and is all
> > ASL2.0
> > licensed. It is based on a fork of the JBatch RI (developped by IBM)
> which
> > said it was ok to fork the RI:
> >
> >
> http://apache-incubator-general.996316.n3.nabble.com/Re-DISCUSS-jbatch-impl-Apache-td36529.html
> >
> > == External Dependencies ==
> >
> > All dependencies have Apache compatible licenses.
> >
> > == Required Resources ==
> >
> > Mailing lists
> >
> >  * batchee-dev@incubator.apache.org
> >  * batchee-commits@incubator.apache.org
> >  * batchee-private@incubator.apache.org
> >  * batchee-user@incubator.apache.org
> >
> > Git repository
> >
> >  * https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/batchee.git
> >
> > Issue Tracking
> >
> >  * https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/BATCHEE
> >
> > Other Resources
> >
> >  * Wiki
> >
> > == Initial Committers ==
> >
> > || '''Name'''           || '''Email'''
> >  || '''CLA'''        ||
> > || Romain Manni-Bucau   || rmannibucau at gmail dot com
> > || yes              ||
> > || Gerhard Petracek     || gpetracek at apache dot org
> >  || yes              ||
> > || Jean-Louis Monteiro  || jlmonteiro at apache dot org
> > || yes              ||
> > || Stephen Connolly     || stephen dot alan dot connolly at gmail dot com
> > || yes              ||
> > || David Blevins        || dblevins at apache dot org
> > || yes              ||
> >
> >
> >
> > == Sponsors ==
> >
> > We kindly request the Apache Incubator PMC to be the sponsor for this
> > project.
> >
> > Champion
> >
> >  * Mark Struberg (struberg at yahoo dot de)
> >
> > Nominated Mentors
> >
> >  * Jean-Baptiste Onofré (jb at nanthrax dot net)
> >  * Olivier Lamy (olamy at apache dot org)
> >  * Mark Struberg (struberg at yahoo dot de)
> >
> > *Romain Manni-Bucau*
> > *Twitter: @rmannibucau <https://twitter.com/rmannibucau>*
> > *Blog: **http://rmannibucau.wordpress.com/*<
> > http://rmannibucau.wordpress.com/>
> > *LinkedIn: **http://fr.linkedin.com/in/rmannibucau*
> > *Github: https://github.com/rmannibucau*
> >
>



-- 
Jean-Louis

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