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From Xinyu Zhou <z...@xinyu.im>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Weex to enter the Apache Incubator
Date Fri, 25 Nov 2016 09:07:19 GMT
+1
On 周五, 11月 25, 2016 at 5:05 下午, Feng Longda <hustjackie@gmail.com> wrote:
+1




2016-11-25 16:50 GMT+08:00 John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org>:
> +1
>
> On Thu, Nov 24, 2016 at 5:47 PM Edward J. Yoon <edward.yoon@samsung.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Greetings!
>>
>> I would like to call a vote for accepting "Weex" for incubation in the
>> Apache Incubator. The full proposal is available below. We ask the
>> Incubator PMC to sponsor it, with myself (Edward J. Yoon) as Champion, and
>> Luke Han, Willem Jiang, Stephan Ewen, and Niclas Hedhman volunteering to be
>> Mentors.
>>
>> Please cast your vote:
>>
>> [ ] +1, bring Weex into Incubator
>> [ ] +0, I don't care either way,
>> [ ] -1, do not bring Weex into Incubator, because...
>>
>> This vote will be open at least for 72 hours and only votes from the
>> Incubator PMC are binding.
>>
>> --
>> https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/WeexProposal
>>
>> = Weex Proposal =
>>
>> == Abstract ==
>> Weex is a framework for building Mobile cross-platform high performance UI.
>> Weex enables developers to use Web-like syntax to build iOS, Android and
>> Web
>> UI with a single codebase.
>>
>> == Proposal ==
>> Weex provide an uniform Web-like syntax for develop native Mobile App UI.
>> By
>> leverage the Javascript engine that enable dynamic update, the process of
>> App interfce and content update can be simple and controllable just like
>> Web.Compared with WebView based UI framework which performance are limited,
>> Weex use build-in native components instead.
>>
>> Because of tag based syntax that maintain a consistent style with Web
>> standards Weex using. Developers write in this language just like writting
>> in HTML. After transforming to JSBundle by Weex tools, these tags will be
>> rendered by build-in platform-specific components. The logic part of Weex
>> syntax write in Javascript which don't need be compiled control these
>> components.
>>
>> The vision of Weex is to complement gap between platform-specific Native UI
>> and Web technical based UI in Mobile age. The team behind Weex believe that
>> dynamicly interface update and high performance should be achieved at the
>> same time when people develop a Mobile App. Meanwhile duplicate work
>> between
>> the different platforms should be avoided.
>>
>> == Background ==
>> Prior to Weex, in order to develop high performance mobile application we
>> need write at least three different codebase(iOS, Android, Mobile Web) or
>> adopt WebView based UI technique(Apache Cordova for example) which can't
>> satisfy the demand for performance.
>>
>> A special task force at Alibaba Inc try to provide a solution for this
>> problem has been setup since 2013. At first the team release a
>> cross-platform rendering engine which render a special format JSON to
>> native
>> components on different platform. To output this JSON file the team had
>> build a website which other developer can use to simply design final
>> interface.
>>
>> Although This solution had worked for a while, we found it not able to meet
>> our UI developer's habits. Most of our UI developer have Web background
>> which make them used to use tag based language to design App interface.
>> Meanwhile we found the JSON file lacks of enough flexibility. The following
>> discussion inspire we start to develop Weex.
>>
>> Nowaday, Mobile Taobao App which developed by Alibaba Inc, the largest user
>> volume eCommerce App in China has adapted Weex in a lot of UI. In the
>> latest
>> November 11th promotions(Alibaba's annual Singles' Day online shopping
>> event), UI developers from Alibaba Inc have build more then 1,500 pages
>> using Weex, 99.6% of all the promotional pages. The ratio of less than one
>> second page open time is more than 90%, the frame rate is 53.0~58.5(depend
>> on device) due to the high performance of Weex. In addition to user
>> experience improvement, the productivity of page development and the
>> efficiency of content delivery both have been improved.
>>
>> After open-source and have got a lot of followers in chinese mobile App
>> development community, several of popular Apps listed on chinese top charts
>> have adopted or planning for adopt Weex.(UCWeb, Tmall, YouKu, Suning
>> etc...)
>>
>> == Current Status ==
>> Weex has become an open source project since June 2016. It has been used
>> at
>> a lot of Alibaba producted mobile softwares which running on the mobile
>> phone of millions of users.
>>
>> Weex code repository located at GitHub. All development activities have
>> already happened on GitHub as open source manner.
>>
>> == Community ==
>> The community surrounding Weex is a variety of developer which have
>> different technique background.iOS, Android, Web developer must collaborate
>> closely to implement most Weex feature.
>>
>> Currently total 61 contributors involved in the GitHub development process.
>> Weex repository has received 791 pull requests until Nov 2016.
>>
>> Beyond committer from Alibaba Inc, Weex community welcome anybody join us.
>> Nowaday Evan You from Vue Technology LLC, Wang Run Xiang from Aipai Inc and
>> lots of GitHub users have contributed source code or document to Weex.
>>
>> Weex syntax is inspired a lot from Web framework Vue.js. For better future
>> of both Weex&Vue.js, we have cooperated with Vue.js community from begin of
>> Weex. The main author of Vue.js Evan You have became committer & mentor of
>> Weex in the first half of 2016.
>>
>> At the time of this writing (Nov 2016) Weex GitHub star number is 8249,
>> watch number is 1841, fork number is 1090.
>>
>> Weex use GitHub issue for problem tracking and technical discussion.
>> Currently 813 issues have been submited, 756 of them have been solved.
>>
>> == Initial Developer ==
>> * BryantWu huazjxy@gmail.com (Alibaba Inc)
>> * LuicsXu luics.xu@gmail.com (iOS/Android, Alibaba Inc)
>> * Jin-JiangZhao zhaojinjiang@me.com (Web/Node , Alibaba Inc)
>> * Tai-ChengHuang iskenhuang@gmail.com (Web/Node, Alibaba Inc)
>> * FengYin cxfeng1@gmail.com (iOS, Alibaba Inc)
>> * YuanYin zshshr@sina.com (Android, Alibaba Inc)
>> * BobNing ningli928@1 6 3.com (iOS, Alibaba Inc)
>> * WeiZheng sospartan@gmail.com (Android, Alibaba Inc)
>> * YorkShen shenyuancs@gmail.com (Android, Alibaba Inc)
>> * SaiHe tekkahs@gmail.com (Web, Alibaba Inc)
>> * BonoLv lvscar@gmail.com (Web/Node, Alibaba Inc)
>> * GurisXie 279483595@qq.com (Testing, Alibaba Inc)
>> * AtomTong tong_huabing@qq.com (Testing, Alibaba Inc)
>>
>>
>> == Meritocracy ==
>> The intent of this proposal is to start building a diverse developer and
>> user community around Weex following the ASF meritocracy model. After Weex
>> becoming an OpenSource project, we have been working to make an open
>> governance structure for project leadership to encourage individual and
>> company involvement and contributions.
>>
>> == Alignment ==
>> The Weex community believes that the Apache Software Foundation promotes
>> and
>> enforces the sort of community that will best serve the future of the
>> project. It is also believed that Weex can enhance the ASF by expand the
>> technical scope of ASF in Mobile age.
>>
>> == Relationships with Other Apache Products ==
>> We think Weex is an effective supplement to Apache Cordova. Both Apache
>> Cordova and Weex help developer for leveraging Web development technique in
>> Mobile age. Boot developer the ability of delivering consistent content to
>> different platform. With our sincere heart and determination to open
>> source,
>> we will always keep an open mind for Apache community.
>>
>>
>> == Known Risks ==
>>
>> === Difficult to refuse platform-specific features ===
>> "Write Once Run Everywhere" is one of original goal of Weex. But as Weex
>> provides more feature, we have received more suggestions for implement
>> single platform exclusive feature.
>>
>> === Inexperience with build international community ===
>> Although we are full of passion about build a successful Opensource project
>> and a community, Weex initial team lack of experience about participate in
>> international community. After consulting with our mentors, we know modesty
>> will be our code of conduct in Apache community.
>>
>> === Homogeneous and Reliance on salaried developers ===
>> Since the Weex Project has been mainly developed to date by Alibaba Inc,
>> the
>> vast majority of initial committers to the project are from Alibaba Mobile
>> engineering team. As an Opensource project, Weex project has received lots
>> bug fixes and enhancements from other developers(not Alibaba Employee). We
>> will continue to encourage more independent developers to participate in
>> Weex.
>>
>> We know Apache Way is about people, not corporations. After Weex developer
>> community grows, we hope the contribution ratio from Alibaba salaried
>> developer will decrease.
>>
>> == Source Code ==
>> * Main repository: https://github.com/alibaba/weex
>> * Weex transformer: https://github.com/weexteam/weex-transformer
>> * Weex toolkit: https://github.com/weexteam/weex-toolkit
>> * Weex loader: https://github.com/weexteam/weex-loader
>> * Gulp Weex: https://github.com/weexteam/gulp-weex
>>
>> == Documentation ==
>> * English Document: http://alibaba.github.io/weex/doc/
>> * Chinese Document(English first, currently only partially docs have been
>> translate to Chinese): https://github.com/weexteam/article/wiki/Weex中文文档
>>
>> == External Dependencies ==
>> * semver(http://semver.org/) developed by Tom Preston-Werner, licensed
>> under the Creative Commons - CC BY 3.0 License.
>> * core-js(https://github.com/zloirock/core-js) developed by Denis
>> Pushkarev, licensed under the MIT License.
>> * vuejs(https://github.com/vuejs/vue) developed by Yuxi Evan You ,
>> licensed
>> under the MIT License.
>> * scroll-to (https://github.com/component/scroll-to) developed by
>> TooTallNate, licensed under the MIT License.
>> * Chrome V8(https://developers.google.com/v8/) developed by Google Inc &
>> V8
>> project authors, licensed under BSD License.
>> * css-layout(https://github.com/facebook/css-layout) developed by
>> Facebook
>> Inc., licensed under the BSD License.
>>
>> == Required Resources ==
>> * Mailing Lists
>> * private@weex.incubator.apache.org
>> * dev@weex.incubator.apache.org
>> * commits@weex.incubator.apache.org
>> * Git Repos
>> * https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/weex.git
>> * Issue Tracking
>> * JIRA Weex (WEEX)
>> * Continuous Integration
>> * Jenkins builds on https://builds.apache.org/
>> * Web
>> * http://weex.incubator.apache.org/
>> * wiki at http://cwiki.apache.org
>>
>> == Sponsors ==
>>
>> === Champion ===
>> * Edward J. Yoon (edwardyoon at apache dot org)
>>
>> === Nominated Mentors ===
>> * Luke Han ( luke.hq at gmail dot com )
>> * Willem Jiang (willem.jiang at gmail dot com)
>> * Stephan Ewen (sewen at apache dot org)
>> * Niclas Hedhman (niclas at hedhman dot org)
>>
>> ==== Unofficial Mentors ====
>> * Longda Feng (hustjackie at gmail dot com)
>>
>> == Sponsoring Entity ==
>> * The Apache Incubator
>>
>> == Next Goals ==
>> * License all Weex source code and documentation to the Apache Software
>> Foundation. (We already using Apache license for our main code repository)
>> * Setup and standardize the open governance of the Weex Project.
>> * Move Weex development activity to Apache infrastructure ( Git
>> repository,
>> Mail list )
>>
>> --
>> Best Regards, Edward J. Yoon
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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