incubator-general mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "P. Taylor Goetz" <ptgo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Recommend retirement for NPanday poddling
Date Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:07:58 GMT
+1 (non-binding)

-Taylor


> On Jan 30, 2015, at 12:50 PM, Roman Shaposhnik <rvs@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 2:13 PM, Roman Shaposhnik <rvs@apache.org> wrote:
>> This is a vote on recommending a retirement option
>> for the NPanday poddling.
>> 
>> It comes on the hills of the general consensus of
>> the NPanday community and its mentors that
>> retirement is the only viable path at this point:
>>    http://markmail.org/thread/litmh5wmwbclrk6n
>>    http://s.apache.org/Efn
>> 
>> NPanday entered incubator on 13th of August 2010:
>>   http://incubator.apache.org/projects/npanday.html
>> Up until 2012 the poddling was doing reasonably well,
>> producing two releases and adding mentors and
>> committers. Starting from 2012 the community started
>> to dwindle and no further releases were produced.
>> Starting from 2014 the poddling really struggled to
>> regain vitality despite of numerous attempts to help
>> by Brett Porter and Konstantin Boudnik. The most
>> visible attempt was in July/August 2014 and resulted in
>> a spur of JIRA and ML activity, but couldn't be sustained
>> without direct involvement of Brett and Konstantin:
>>    https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/August2014
>> Starting from September the poddling was back to
>> the usual levels:
>>    http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-npanday-dev/
>>    http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-npanday-commits/
>>    http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-npanday-users/
>> while missing Incubator reports:
>>    https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/November2014
>>    https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/December2014
>> and having absolutely 0 commits coming into the repository.
>> It now appears that that all of the PPMC has been disengaged
>> and the user community for the project is pretty much non existent.
>> 
>> IPMC has been monitoring the situation all throughout 2014:
>>   http://markmail.org/message/3sbwfpedosyqzqhn
>>   http://markmail.org/message/c2fbokolyujki3gl
>>   http://markmail.org/thread/3ttavmqnq5s6pe74
>>   http://markmail.org/message/bxelz5ati2hofe4y
>> and at this point it feels like the most production option would
>> be to recommend retirement of the poddling. Should
>> the VOTE pass, Konstantin and myself are volunteering
>> to take care of the poddling retirement mechanics.
>> 
>> Vote will run for at least 72 hours (to 1/26/14, noon PST).
>> 
>> [ ] +1 Recommend retiring NPanday poddling from the Incubator.
>> [ ] +/-0 Don't care, but...
>> [ ] -1 Don't recommend retiring NPanday poddling from the Incubator because ...
> 
> +1
> 
> Thanks,
> Roman.
> 
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: general-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: general-help@incubator.apache.org
> 

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: general-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: general-help@incubator.apache.org


Mime
View raw message