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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: New mentors for Taverna?
Date Mon, 29 Feb 2016 12:29:56 GMT
Getting Dan into the IPMC is an easy task for him since he's a member.
Unfortunately, the process for adding new mentors to a project is sorely
undefined, but I don't see an issue with the process you described below.

John

On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 6:45 AM Stian Soiland-Reyes <stain@apache.org>
wrote:

> Thank you for your interest, Dan!
>
> Your long experience with Derby and ASF, not to mention the very
> relevant Quarks incubator proposal. would be very welcome by the
> Taverna incubator!
>
> I believe that as an ASF Member you just need to self-nominate to
> become a member of the Incubator PMC, and thus can become a mentor.
> The IPMC folks can help you with the karma granting so you can join
> the incubator SVN group - after which you can add yourself to
>
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/public/trunk/content/projects/taverna.xml
>
> IPMC folks - is this roughly right?
>
>
>
>
> On 24 February 2016 at 16:56, ddebrunner <ddebrunner@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> > I might be able to be a mentor, let me check and confirm tomorrow if you
> still need mentors by then.
> >
> > Dan.
> >
> >
> > Sent from my T-Mobile 4G LTE Device
> >
> > <div>-------- Original message --------</div><div>From: Ian Dunlop
<
> ian.dunlop@manchester.ac.uk> </div><div>Date:2016/02/23  07:59
> (GMT-08:00) </div><div>To: general@incubator.apache.org </div><div>Cc:
> </div><div>Subject: Re: New mentors for Taverna? </div><div>
> > </div>Hello,
> >
> > It's an exciting phase for Apache Taverna. We are pushing out a new
> > release and it is a great time for new mentors to get involved. We are a
> > very friendly community. With the new Apache Beam proposal getting
> > started and the Apache Taverna integration points with the Common
> > Workflow Language initiative it's a great time to move into the workflow
> > space.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Ian
> >
> > On 15/02/2016 08:13, Stian Soiland-Reyes wrote:
> >> No, we are still hoping for a new mentor..
> >> On 14 Feb 2016 17:13, "John D. Ament" <johndament@apache.org> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Just wondering, has anyone stepped up to help Taverna?
> >>>
> >>> John
> >>>
> >>> On Sat, Feb 6, 2016 at 6:56 AM Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Hi all,
> >>>>
> >>>> I'm one of the "semi-active mentors" of Taverna. In my case, I have
a
> >>>> new $job, which is related to some Apache communities but not Taverna.
> >>>> A new job is a busy time so I'm really not able to properly support
> the
> >>>> podling at the moment.  I wish I could but I also have to be
> realistic.
> >>>>
> >>>> Taverna is (I believe) in good shape. Having done an incubator release
> >>>> of part of the codebase, they understand and take the IP issues
> >>>> seriously.  They have added a person to the PPMC.  All-in-all, good
> >>>> progress towards graduation and getting more of the codebase out is
> the
> >>>> next step.
> >>>>
> >>>> So - please could Taverna have some additional mentors?
> >>>>
> >>>>      Andy
> >>>>
> >>>> On 01/02/16 14:36, Stian Soiland-Reyes wrote:
> >>>>> The majority of the mentors of the Taverna podling have raised
> >>>>> concerns that they no longer have sufficient time available to help
> >>>>> Taverna in the incubator.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> In effect we will then have 2 semi-active mentors remaining for
> >>>> continuity.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> This has become a concern because Taverna is picking up speed and
> >>>>> moving towards releases of the main code base (our first release
was
> >>>>> for a more self-contained library), and this means some effort is
> >>>>> needed to review and guide us through those releases.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> We in the Taverna PPMC have already learnt a lot about the Apache
> Way,
> >>>>> we have done our first release, we had 3 very successful GSOC
> >>>>> students, and we have voted in our first new PPMC member.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> However knowing the effort needed to review a "new" code base for
a
> >>>>> release, we think it would not be fair on the remaining 2 mentors
to
> >>>>> take the full burden of responsibility.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Therefore we would like to ask the Incubator PMC if anyone would
be
> >>>>> interested in becoming an active mentor of Taverna as we enter this
> >>>>> exciting phase?
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> About Taverna:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> http://taverna.incubator.apache.org/
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Taverna is a domain-independent suite of tools used to design and
> >>>>> execute data-driven workflows, which invoke a mixture of local and
> >>>>> remote (REST, WSDL) services. Taverna is used by scientists and
> >>>>> researchers in domains like bioinformatics, chemistry, musicology,
> >>>>> biodiversity and virtual physiology to combine and process data
from
> >>>>> multiple sources using a wide variety of analytical tools.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Taverna workflows can be designed in a graphical workbench,
> >>>>> programmatically through the Taverna Language API, or using an
> >>>>> RDF/JSON-based workflow format. They can be executed locally (command
> >>>>> line, within workbench or through OSGi-based APIs), or on a Taverna
> >>>>> server (REST/WSDL), which has been integrated by portals and
> >>>>> frontends, including an Android mobile app. Taverna results include
> >>>>> full provenance trace of the execution as we strive to support
> >>>>> reproducible computational research.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> This is an exciting time for us, as we are not just releasing version
> >>>>> 3 of Taverna, but also working on a Common Workflow Language
> >>>>> integration (YaML), including support for coordinating Docker-based
> >>>>> command line tools.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> We rely on a large selection of Apache tools, like Woden, Felix,
> Jena,
> >>>>> Derby, Tika, Velocity, Commons, HTTP Client and Maven.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
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> >>>>
> >>>
> >>
> >
> > --
> > Ian Dunlop, eScience Lab
> > School of Computer Science
> > The University of Manchester
> > http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7066-3350
> >
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>
>
> --
> Stian Soiland-Reyes
> Apache Taverna (incubating), Apache Commons RDF (incubating)
> http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9842-9718
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