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From Josh Elser <els...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DRAFT] Incubator PMC Board Report - October 2017
Date Thu, 12 Oct 2017 03:45:07 GMT
Thanks, John. That helps and I agree with your assessment.

Let me leave comment to that effect.

On 10/11/17 10:50 PM, John D. Ament wrote:
> Josh,
> 
> On Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 9:48 PM Josh Elser <elserj@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> (trimming CC since asking a specific question)
>>
>> John -- how would you like to handle Gossip's lack of report? It seems
>> like despite my pestering, no one on the ppmc is creating one.
>>
> 
> My personal take - mentor should be adding their comments as to what was
> attempted to get a report, response(s) from the community when requested.
> Mentors shouldn't try to submit the report unless they can actively speak
> of the developer community from a participant standpoint.
> 
> When I look at gossip's commit history [1], it seems like it's just a case
> of being a low volume core internal library.  Not very visible, would
> probably be fine to graduate as a TLP with minimal PMC, but that assumes
> they stay active enough to keep 3 binding votes together and get reports
> out quarterly.
> 
> [1]: https://github.com/apache/incubator-gossip/commits/master
> 
> 
>>
>> I can try to put one together on their behalf, but I don't want to give
>> an impression that they're doing more than they are..
>>
>> On 10/11/17 8:04 PM, John D. Ament wrote:
>>> All,
>>>
>>> Below is the revised draft.  Not much has changed.  For mentors receiving
>>> this, we have 5 podlings needing sign off.  If you are not sure about
>>> signing off please let the podling know.  Otherwise please try to sign
>> off
>>> at your convenience.
>>>
>>> Incubator PMC report for October 2017
>>>
>>> The Apache Incubator is the entry path into the ASF for projects and
>>> codebases wishing to become part of the Foundation's efforts.
>>>
>>> There are currently 54 podlings incubating.  Podlings executed seven
>>> releases last month.  Two new IPMC members joined our fold and one new
>>> podling joined.  We presently have two or three podlings preparing to
>>> graduate this month.
>>>
>>> * Community
>>>
>>>     New IPMC members:
>>>
>>>     - Davor Bonaci
>>>     - Jacques Le Roux
>>>
>>>     People who left the IPMC:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> * New Podlings
>>>
>>>     - PageSpeed
>>>
>>> * Podlings that failed to report, expected next month
>>>
>>>     - Gossip
>>>     - Myriad
>>>
>>> * Podling reports missing sign off, will be removed without mentor sign
>> off
>>>
>>>     - BatchEE
>>>     - Heron
>>>     - Milagro
>>>     - NetBeans
>>>     - Rya
>>>
>>> * Graduations
>>>
>>>     The board has motions for the following:
>>>
>>>     - Mnemonic
>>>     - PredictionIO
>>>     - Juneau (possibly)
>>>
>>> * Releases
>>>
>>>     The following releases entered distribution during the month of
>>>     September:
>>>
>>>     - 2017-09-04 Apache Airflow 1.8.2
>>>     - 2017-09-05 Apache MXNet 0.11.0
>>>     - 2017-09-13 Apache Impala 2.10.0
>>>     - 2017-09-13 Apache Mnemonic 0.9.0
>>>     - 2017-09-21 Apache Tephra 0.13.0
>>>     - 2017-09-27 Apache PredictionIO 0.12.0
>>>     - 2017-09-29 Apache Unomi 1.2.0
>>>
>>> * IP Clearance
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> * Legal / Trademarks
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> * Infrastructure
>>>
>>>     - A change to the mlreq process caused delays in creation of mailing
>>> lists for PageSpeed.  Work is on going to migrate to a new process for
>>> these requests that is agreeable for IPMC members to execute on.
>>>
>>> * Miscellaneous
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> * Credits
>>>
>>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>                          Table of Contents
>>> Airflow
>>> Amaterasu
>>> Annotator
>>> BatchEE
>>> Daffodil
>>> DataFu
>>> FreeMarker
>>> Gobblin
>>> Gossip
>>> HAWQ
>>> Heron
>>> Juneau
>>> Livy
>>> Milagro
>>> MXNet
>>> Myriad
>>> NetBeans
>>> ODF Toolkit
>>> Rya
>>> SensSoft
>>> Spot
>>> Traffic Control
>>> Weex
>>>
>>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> Airflow
>>>
>>> Airflow is a workflow automation and scheduling system that can be used
>> to
>>> author and manage data pipelines.
>>>
>>> Airflow has been incubating since 2016-03-31.
>>>
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>
>>>     1. We are working on our 4th apache release 1.9.0 and are getting
>> better
>>> at releases
>>>     2.
>>>     3.
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>> aware of?
>>> None
>>>
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>     1. We had our third official release 1.8.2 on Aug 7th 2017.
>>>     2. Since our last podling report 3 months ago (i.e. between July
>>>        5 & Sept 25, inclusive), we grew our contributors from 280 to 315
>>>     4. Since our last podling report 3 months ago (i.e. between July
>>>        5 & Sept 25, inclusive), we resolved 167 pull requests (currently
>> at
>>> 1797 closed
>>>        PRs)
>>>     5. Since being accepted into the incubator, the number of companies
>>>        officially using Apache Airflow has risen from 30 to 114, 16 new
>> from
>>> the last podling report.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>> See above : 167 PR resolved, 35 new contributors, & 16 new companies
>>> officially using it.
>>>
>>>
>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>
>>>     [ ] Initial setup
>>>     [ ] Working towards first release
>>>     [ ] Community building
>>>     [x] Nearing graduation
>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>     2017-08-07
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>
>>>     2017-01-01 fokko a.k.a Fokko Driespong (committer/PMC)
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>     [ ](airflow) Chris Nauroth
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [x](airflow) Hitesh Shah
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](airflow) Jakob Homan
>>>        Comments:
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>> A quick look at this month's email and it looks like Airflow is ready to
>>> graduate.
>>> Dave Fisher
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> Amaterasu
>>>
>>> Apache Amaterasu is a framework providing continuous deployment for Big
>> Data
>>> pipelines.
>>>
>>> Amaterasu has been incubating since 2017-09-07.
>>>
>>> It provides the following capabilities:
>>>
>>> Continuous integration tools to package pipelines and run tests.
>>> A repository to store those packaged applications: the applications
>>> repository.
>>> A repository to store the pipelines, and engine configuration (for
>>> instance, location of the Spark master, etc.): per environment - the
>>> configuration repository.
>>> A dashboard to monitor the pipelines.
>>> A DSL and integration hooks allowing third parties to easily integrate.
>>>
>>> Amaterasu has been incubating since 2017-09.
>>>
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>
>>>     1. Prepare first release
>>>     2. Grow up user and contributor communities
>>>     3. Prepare documentation
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>> aware of?
>>>
>>>     None
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>     * Talks have been given in different events to promote and give
>>> visibility to Amaterasu
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>     * Resources creation is in progress (website, Jira, git & github
>> mirror,
>>> ...)
>>>     * The code donation is in preparation (rename packages, check legal,
>> ...)
>>>     * The website has been published and is online.
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>     N/A
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>>>
>>>     N/A
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>     [X](amaterasu) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [X](amaterasu) Davor Bonaci
>>>        Comments: Completing code donation and moving development to Apache
>>> repository is the next step.
>>>     [ ](amaterasu) Olivier Lamy
>>>        Comments:
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>
>>>     - Drew Farris (shepherd): Still in project setup phrase, one mentor
>>> observed active on mailing list.
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> Annotator
>>>
>>> Annotator provides annotation enabling code for browsers, servers, and
>>> humans.
>>>
>>> Annotator has been incubating since 2016-08-30.
>>>
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>
>>>     1. Release initial versions
>>>     2. Add active contributors
>>>     3. Demonstrate good governance through voting on process improvements.
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>> aware of?
>>>
>>>     None at this time.
>>>
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>     Community has been pretty stable, with a trickle of new stars, forks,
>> and
>>> watchers on the GitHub repo. Committers and other interested parties have
>>> made plans to meet in person over the next month and to work on
>>> contributions.
>>>
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>     Significant code developments took place to establish the foundation
>> of
>>> the project through August and September. A simple demonstration of the
>>> most basic functionality is now included in a working build.
>>>
>>>
>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>
>>>     [ ] Initial setup
>>>     [X] Working towards first release
>>>     [X] Community building
>>>     [ ] Nearing graduation
>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>     We are still coding toward our first release.
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>
>>>     We are still working to add all initial committers to the project.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>     [ ](annotator) Nick Kew
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](annotator) Brian McCallister
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](annotator) Daniel Gruno
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [X](annotator) Jim Jagielski
>>>        Comments:
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> BatchEE
>>>
>>> BatchEE projects aims to provide a JBatch implementation (aka JSR352)
>> and a
>>> set of useful extensions for this specification.
>>>
>>> BatchEE has been incubating since 2013-10-03.
>>>
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>
>>>     1. Still increase the community (but hard since it is quite stable and
>>> between new specification releases)
>>>     2. -
>>>     3. -
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>> aware of?
>>>
>>> No
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>
>>> No much since no new specification version was released.
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>
>>> Not much since it is stable.
>>>
>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>
>>>     [ ] Initial setup
>>>     [ ] Working towards first release
>>>     [X] Community building
>>>     [ ] Nearing graduation
>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>     2016-09-22
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>
>>>     2016-12-18
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>     [ ](batchee) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](batchee) Olivier Lamy
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](batchee) Mark Struberg
>>>        Comments:
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>> There is no activity and they are waiting until a new spec arrives.
>>> On the four year anniversary as a podling I think that BatchEE should be
>>> looking how to become a low activity TLP.
>>> Dave Fisher.
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> Daffodil
>>>
>>> Apache Daffodil is an implementation of the Data Format Description
>> Language
>>> (DFDL) used to convert between fixed format data and XML/JSON.
>>>
>>> Daffodil has been incubating since 2017-08-27.
>>>
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>
>>>    1. obtaining SGAs
>>>    2. establishing new apache-centric infrastructure
>>>    3. broadening base of contributors
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>> aware of?
>>>
>>> - Only that chasing the SGAs down is going to take some time, though
>>> this may be typical.
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>
>>> - Users:
>>> (1) The Open Grid Forum's DFDL workgroup mailing list has had inquiries
>>> and questions about Daffodil - using it and creating DFDL schemas.
>>> We will start redirecting such to our incubator users mailing list,
>>> as soon as we're ready.
>>> (2) A large software company has demonstrated a prototype integration of
>>> Daffodil into their commercial product. Of note: they did this without
>>> any support contact to Daffodil developers.
>>>
>>> - Developers/Contributors: One new outside developer has been setup, and
>> has
>>> started a project modifying the Daffodil code-base. This is still in the
>>> pre-Apache
>>> context, and we've no idea if they'll want to contribute back. But it
>> does
>>> show
>>> both interest and that the technical barriers to entry for new developers
>>> to be
>>> productive are surmountable.
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>
>>> - A final consistent release/build of the legacy (pre-Apache) code-base
>>> is over, all project efforts going forward can be Apache focused
>>> once we have infrastructure setup.
>>> - Progress is being made on obtaining the individual and organizational
>>> SGAs.
>>>
>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>
>>>    [X] Initial setup
>>>    [ ] Working towards first release
>>>    [ ] Community building
>>>    [ ] Nearing graduation
>>>    [ ] Other:
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>    (none yet) XXXX-XX-XX
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>
>>> - No changes yet - same as at our project incubator inception
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>    [X](daffodil) John D. Ament
>>>       Comments: Podling is still bootstrapping, looking for some feedback
>>> from legal on approaches due to public sector relationship.
>>>    [X](daffodil) David Fisher
>>>       Comments:
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> DataFu
>>>
>>> DataFu provides a collection of Hadoop MapReduce jobs and functions in
>>> higher
>>> level languages based on it to perform data analysis. It provides
>> functions
>>> for common statistics tasks (e.g. quantiles, sampling), PageRank, stream
>>> sessionization, and set and bag operations. DataFu also provides Hadoop
>> jobs
>>> for incremental data processing in MapReduce.
>>>
>>> DataFu has been incubating since 2014-01-05.
>>>
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>
>>>     1. Positive IPMC recommendation vote for graduation
>>>     2. Address any IPMC feedback regarding graduation
>>>     3. Continue releases
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>> aware of?
>>>
>>>     None
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>     No new developments
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>     Added support for Pig macros distributed in JAR.
>>>     Added a couple counting macros and TFIDF.
>>>     Started graduation discussion in general list.
>>>
>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>
>>>     [ ] Initial setup
>>>     [ ] Working towards first release
>>>     [ ] Community building
>>>     [x] Nearing graduation
>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>     2017-03-10
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>
>>>     July 2016 (Eyal Allweil)
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>     [ ](datafu) Ashutosh Chauhan
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](datafu) Roman Shaposhnik
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [X](datafu) Ted Dunning
>>>        Comments:
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>
>>>     johndament: The podling is attempting to graduate, however there are
>> some
>>> concerns raised within the discussion over how big the actual PMC is.
>>> There have also been concerns raised over the removal of committer
>> status.
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> FreeMarker
>>>
>>> FreeMarker is a template engine, i.e. a generic tool to generate text
>> output
>>> based on templates. FreeMarker is implemented in Java as a class library
>> for
>>> programmers.
>>>
>>> FreeMarker has been incubating since 2015-07-01.
>>>
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>
>>>     We have a large user base but a rather small group of committers.
>>>     This was actually expected, given the maturity (and topic) of the
>> project.
>>>     While the FreeMarker 3 branch, which was started 8 month ago, will be
>> much
>>>     more appealing for contributors, development and growth due to that
>> will
>>>     certainly take a long time. In other respects the project is mature
>> and
>>>     ready for graduation.
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>> aware of?
>>>
>>>     We are eager to graduate but we're afraid that the number of active
>>>     contributors will prevent that in the foreseeable future. But
>> remaining in
>>>     the incubator for serveral years is obviosly a problem as well.
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>     There were no changes since the last report.
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>     Most activity was in the FreeMarker 3 branch.
>>>     The FreeMarker 2 branch was less active, but had some fixes and new
>>> features.
>>>     At the moment we are nearing the next release from the 2 branch.
>>>
>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>
>>>     [ ] Initial setup
>>>     [ ] Working towards first release
>>>     [X] Community building
>>>     [X] Nearing graduation
>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>     2017-03-25
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>
>>>     2017-02-13 Woonsan Ko, committer (non-PMC)
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>     [X](freemarker) Jacopo Cappellato
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [X](freemarker) Jean-Frederic Clere
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [X](freemarker) David E. Jones
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [X](freemarker) Ralph Goers
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](freemarker) Sergio Fernández
>>>        Comments:
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> Gobblin
>>>
>>> Gobblin is a distributed data integration framework that simplifies
>> common
>>> aspects of big data integration such as data ingestion, replication,
>>> organization and lifecycle management for both streaming and batch data
>>> ecosystems.
>>>
>>> Gobblin has been incubating since 2017-02-23.
>>>
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>
>>>     1. Cut our first release.
>>>     2. Elect new Committer(s) / PPMC.
>>>     3. Update links on website and documentation.
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>> aware of?
>>>
>>>     None
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>
>>> * 15+ major companies, startups, universites and research institutes are
>>> now using Gobblin (refer to Powered-by section [1] here:
>>> https://gobblin.apache.org/ )
>>> * Email stats for last month:
>>>     user@gobblin.incubator.apache.org : 25
>>>     dev@gobblin.incubator.apache.org : 163
>>> * There have been 40 Commits in last month:
>>>       git log --format='%ci' | grep -cE '2017-0(9)'
>>> * 29 of those commits were by non-committers:
>>>      git log --format='%ae %ci' | grep -E '2017-0(9)' | cut -d ' ' -f 1 |
>>> sort | uniq -c | sort -n
>>> * Another video conference based meetup happened last month with good
>>> attendance and interest.
>>> * We are continuing to work towards our first release.
>>>
>>> [1] This data was collected before incubation via a survey. It was
>> expanded
>>> to include more companies as and when requested by respective
>> contributors.
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>
>>> * Continued active development.
>>> * Progress continues to be tracked via JIRA / Sprint dashboard.
>>>
>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>>
>>> There is an all around progress, and the podling is working towards its
>>> first release.
>>>
>>>     [ ] Initial setup
>>>     [X] Working towards first release
>>>     [X] Community building
>>>     [ ] Nearing graduation
>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>     N/A
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>
>>>     N/A
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>     [ ](gobblin) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](gobblin) Olivier Lamy
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [X](gobblin) Jim Jagielski
>>>        Comments:
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>
>>>     johndament: The podling has the right notion of next steps, website is
>>> probably the biggest area of work needed.
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> Gossip
>>>
>>> Gossip is an implementation of the Gossip Protocol.
>>>
>>> Gossip has been incubating since 2016-04-28.
>>>
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>
>>>     1.
>>>     2.
>>>     3.
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>> aware of?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>
>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>
>>>     [ ] Initial setup
>>>     [ ] Working towards first release
>>>     [ ] Community building
>>>     [ ] Nearing graduation
>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>     XXXX-XX-XX
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>     [ ](gossip) P. Taylor Goetz
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](gossip) Josh Elser
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](gossip) Drew Farris
>>>        Comments:
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> HAWQ
>>>
>>> HAWQ is an advanced enterprise SQL on Hadoop analytic engine built
>> around a
>>> robust and high-performance massively-parallel processing (MPP) SQL
>>> framework
>>> evolved from Pivotal Greenplum Database.
>>>
>>> HAWQ has been incubating since 2015-09-04.
>>>
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards
>>> graduation:
>>>
>>>     1. Continue to improve the project's release cadence. To this
>>>        end we plan on expanding automation services to support
>>>        increased developer participation.
>>>
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need
>>> to be aware of?
>>>
>>>        Nothing urgent at this time.
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>
>>> 1. Conference Talks (2):
>>>
>>>    * Big Data Technology Trends. China Big Data Industry Ecosystem
>> Conference
>>> (Speaker: Lei Chang, August 2, 2017)
>>>
>>>    * Future Data Warehouse. China CIO Conference (Speaker: Lei Chang, Sep
>> 16,
>>> 2017)
>>>
>>> 2. Active contributions from approximately 20 different community
>>>      contributors since the last report (July 2017).
>>>
>>> 3. Yi JIN volunteered as the release manager for 2.3 release.
>>>
>>> 4. Three committer candidates are under voting process:
>>>
>>>      1) Amy BAI
>>>      2) ChunLing WANG
>>>      3) Hongxu MA
>>>
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>
>>> 1. Apache HAWQ 2.2.0.0 was released. HAWQ 2.2 is the first binary
>> release.
>>>
>>>      Release information:
>>>
>>>      1) Release page:
>>>
>>>
>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/HAWQ/Apache+HAWQ+2.2.0.0-incubating+Release
>>>
>>>      2) Issues/tasks fixed (80):
>>>         https://issues.apache.org/jira/issues/?filter=12339844
>>>
>>>
>>> 2. The scope of 2.3 release is finalized:
>>>
>>>           1) New Feature: HAWQ Ranger supports RPS HA.  (Done)
>>>           2) New Feature: HAWQ Ranger supports Kerberos authentication.
>> (Done)
>>>           3) New Feature: HAWQ Core supports plugable external storage
>>> framework. (On going HAWQ-786)
>>>           4) New Feature: HAWQ Core supports HDFS TDE (Transparent Data
>>> Encryption) through libHdfs3. (Done, HAWQ-1193)
>>>
>>>           5) Licenses: Fix PXF license files located in PXF jar files.
>> (Not
>>> started HAWQ-1496)
>>>           6) Licenses: Check Apache HAWQ mandatory libraries to match
>> LC20,
>>> LC30 license criteria. (Not started HAWQ-1512)
>>>           7) Build: Release build project (On going HAWQ-127)
>>>           8) Bug fixes. (On going)
>>>
>>> Project page link:
>>>
>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/HAWQ/Apache+HAWQ+2.3.0.0-incubating+Release
>>>
>>>
>>> 3. Project mail list activity:
>>>
>>>      Between July 1, 2017 and Sep 25, 2017:
>>>
>>>      dev@hawq.apache.org & user@hawq.apache.org
>>>        155 emails sent
>>>        53  participants
>>>
>>>
>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>
>>>     [ ] Initial setup
>>>     [ ] Working towards first release
>>>     [ ] Community building
>>>     [X] Nearing graduation
>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>     2017-07-12, Apache HAWQ 2.2.0.0
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>
>>>     Podling committers (1) added:
>>>       Xiang Sheng (https://github.com/stanlyxiang), May 16, 2017
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>     [X](hawq) Alan Gates
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](hawq) Konstantin Boudnik
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](hawq) Justin Erenkrantz
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](hawq) Thejas Nair
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](hawq) Roman Shaposhnik
>>>        Comments:
>>>
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> Heron
>>>
>>> A real-time, distributed, fault-tolerant stream processing engine.
>>>
>>> Heron has been incubating since 2017-06-23.
>>>
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>
>>>     1. Finish bootstrapping project, IP clearance, initial website
>>>     2. Expanding the community and adding new committers
>>>     3. 1st ASF release
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>> aware of?
>>>
>>>      Migration to Apache infrastructure is waiting on the SGA from Twitter
>>> which has not provided an ETA.
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>     * Developer discussions have moved from Google groups and Slack to the
>>> Heron Apache dev list.
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>     * Development has been active, despite limited progress migrating to
>>> Apache infra.
>>>
>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>
>>>     [x] Initial setup
>>>     [ ] Working towards first release
>>>     [ ] Community building
>>>     [ ] Nearing graduation
>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>     No Apache releases as of yet. Working on code import.
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>
>>>     N/A, still bootstrapping the project.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>     [ ](heron) Jake Farrell
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](heron) Jacques Nadeau
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](heron) Julien Le Dem
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](heron) P. Taylor Goetz
>>>        Comments:
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> Juneau
>>>
>>> Apache Juneau is a toolkit for marshalling POJOs to a wide variety of
>>> content
>>> types using a common framework, and for creating sophisticated self-
>>> documenting REST interfaces and microservices using VERY little code.
>>>
>>> Juneau has been incubating since 2016-06-24.
>>>
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>
>>>     1. Complete Podling Name Search (currently unresolved).
>>>     2. Continue to grow community.
>>>     3.
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>> aware of?
>>>
>>> None.
>>>
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>
>>> Two new PPMC members:
>>> 1) Steve Blackmon
>>> 2) Raphi D. Lee
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>
>>> 1 new release - Juneau 6.3.1, 08/01/2017
>>> 1 release currently in vote - Juneau 6.4.0
>>>
>>> Currently undergoing internal graduation discussions within the PPMC.
>>>
>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>
>>>     [ ] Initial setup
>>>     [ ] Working towards first release
>>>     [ ] Community building
>>>     [X] Nearing graduation
>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>     2017-08-01
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>
>>>    2017-07-25
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>     [x](juneau) Craig Russell
>>>        Comments: Juneau has made great progress and I believe is ready to
>>> graduate.
>>>     [ ](juneau) Jochen Wiedmann
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [X](juneau) John D. Ament
>>>        Comments: Podling is ready to graduate.  They understand the Apache
>>> Way and have grown to multiple contributors.  Great progress.
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> Livy
>>>
>>> Livy is web service that exposes a REST interface for managing long
>> running
>>> Apache Spark contexts in your cluster. With Livy, new applications can be
>>> built on top of Apache Spark that require fine grained interaction with
>> many
>>> Spark contexts.
>>>
>>> Livy has been incubating since 2017-06-05.
>>>
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>
>>>     1. Grow the community to involve more users and contributors.
>>>     2. Grow more committers to maintain the project.
>>>     3.
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>> aware of?
>>>
>>> N/A
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>
>>> One new committer was elected, more users appeared in mailing list
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>
>>> Several new features including auto completion, get session by name were
>>> proposed and under review.
>>>
>>>
>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>
>>>     [ ] Initial setup
>>>     [ ] Working towards first release
>>>     [X] Community building
>>>     [ ] Nearing graduation
>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>     2017-09-01
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>
>>>     2017-09-18
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>     [x](livy) Bikas Saha
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](livy) Brock Noland
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](livy) Luciano Resende
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](livy) Jean-Baptiste Onofre
>>>        Comments:
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> Milagro
>>>
>>> Distributed Cryptography; M-Pin protocol for Identity and Trust
>>>
>>> Milagro has been incubating since 2015-12-21.
>>>
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>
>>>     1. Improve project communication
>>>     2. Define clear commit guidelines
>>>     3. Building the Milagro community – engaging developers and
>>> cryptographers,
>>>        raising awareness and helping to secure future of internet.
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>> aware of?
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>     We moved all of the crypto code to a new organisation on GitHub called
>>> milagro-crypto ( https://github.com/milagro-crypto ).
>>> It is hoped this will enable further engagement with the community and
>>> specifically their involvement in developing the crypto code in other
>>> languages.
>>>     Since the last report, two new committers were added.
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>     The development was focused on Milagro Crypto C and Milagro Crypto
>>> JavaScript. Milgaro can now support multiple curves and security levels
>> in
>>> a single binary.
>>>
>>>
>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>
>>>     [ ] Initial setup
>>>     [x] Working towards first release
>>>     [ ] Community building
>>>     [ ] Nearing graduation
>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>     n/a
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>
>>>     n/a
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>     [ ](milagro) Sterling Hughes
>>>        Comments:
>>>
>>>     [ ](milagro) Jan Willem Janssen
>>>        Comments:
>>>
>>>     [ ](milagro) Nick Kew
>>>        Comments:
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> MXNet
>>>
>>> Apache MXNet is an open-source deep learning framework that allows you to
>>> define, train, and deploy deep neural networks on a wide array of
>> devices,
>>> from cloud infrastructure to mobile devices. It is highly scalable,
>>> allowing for fast model training, and supports a flexible programming
>> model
>>> and multiple languages. MXNet allows you to mix symbolic and imperative
>>> programming flavors to maximize both efficiency and productivity. MXNet
>> is
>>> built on a dynamic dependency scheduler that automatically parallelizes
>>> both symbolic and imperative operations on the fly. A graph optimization
>>> layer on top of that makes symbolic execution fast and memory efficient.
>>> The MXNet library is portable and lightweight, and it scales to multiple
>>> GPUs and multiple machines.
>>>
>>>
>>> Apache MXNet has been incubating since 2017-01-23.
>>>
>>> The most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>
>>>     1. Establish a predictable release process consistent with Apache Way
>> --
>>> Ongoing.
>>>     2. Grow the Community - Ongoing
>>>     3. Update project website to Apache standards - In Progress
>>>     4. Identify remaining ICLAs and SGAs that need to be addressed - in
>>> progress
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>> aware of?
>>>
>>>     None
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>    a)  Various Slack channels and dev@ mailing lists are being used
>> actively.
>>> New user support and discussion forum created with the guidance of Apache
>>> members at: http://discuss.mxnet.io
>>>
>>>    b) O’Reilly  published a series of blogs about MXNet, including ones
>> with
>>> step-by-step instructions to implement a convolutional neural network to
>>> classify traffic signs with Apache MXNet:
>>>
>> https://www.oreilly.com/ideas/classifying-traffic-signs-with-mxnet-an-introduction-to-computer-vision-with-neural-networks
>>>
>> https://www.oreilly.com/ideas/apache-mxnetthe-fruit-of-cross-institutional-collaboration
>>>
>> https://www.oreilly.com/ideas/self-driving-trucks-enter-the-fast-lane-using-deep-learning
>>>
>>>    c)  A new blog post published on 28-July showing users how to exploit
>> the
>>> unique features of Apache MXNet with a cheat sheet:
>>>
>> https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/ai/exploiting-the-unique-features-of-the-apache-mxnet-deep-learning-framework-with-a-cheat-sheet/
>>>
>>> d) New Blog series by Viacheslav Kovalevskyi on Apache MxNet in Depth
>>> published on Medium
>>>
>> https://blog.kovalevskyi.com/mxnet-distributed-training-explained-in-depth-part-1-b90c84bda725
>>>
>>> e) Members of the community have conducted open meetups to share
>>> information on Apache MXNet:
>>> https://www.meetup.com/Apache-MXNet-learning-group/
>>>
>>> f) Talks on Apache MXNet have been held in various universities and
>>> conferences across the world including US, China, etc.:
>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBkOMtc9BIk
>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGktiYF5upk
>>>
>>> g) Presently working towards an upcoming 0.12.0 release targeted for
>>> October or November 2017.
>>>
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>
>>> a) The code base was migrated from http://github.com/dmlc/mxnet to
>>> https://github.com/apache/incubator-mxnet on 28-July, 2017. The website
>> has
>>> also been migrated to this repository.
>>>
>>> b) From a statistics perspective, in July 2017, 54 authors pushed 140
>>> commits to master, with updates to 358 files including 22K additions and
>> 3K
>>> deletions. In Sep 2017, 62 authors pushed 171 commits to master, with
>>> updates to 467 files including 26K additions and 7K deletions.
>>>
>>> c) Documentation- Architecture guides, How To’s, Tutorials, and APIs
>>> continue to be improved.
>>>
>>> d) More features (e.g. operators, algorithms) and bug-fixes requested by
>>> the user community continue to be added.
>>>
>>>
>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>>
>>> Podling is still being established in Apache - hence maturity == Low, but
>>> the project has a very diverse set of contributors.
>>>
>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>
>>>     [ ] Initial setup
>>>     [ ] Working towards first release
>>>     [X] Community building
>>>     [ ] Nearing graduation
>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>    A maintenance release Apache MXNet-incubating 0.11.0 with few bug-fixes
>>> was released on 05-Sep, 2017.
>>>      https://github.com/apache/incubator-mxnet/releases/tag/0.11.0
>>>
>>>    A maintenance release Apache MXNet-incubating 0.10.0 Post 2 with few
>>> bug-fixes was released on 17-July, 2017.
>>>     https://github.com/apache/incubator-mxnet/releases/tag/0.10.0.post2
>>>
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>
>>>     Ly Nguyen, Haibin Lin and Madan Jampani were added as committers and
>> PPMC
>>> members in June 2017.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>     [X](mxnet) Sebastian Schelter
>>>        Comments: Second Suneel's comment that the project should work
>> towards
>>> more communication on its mailinglists.
>>>     [X](mxnet) Suneel Marthi
>>>        Comments: Plenty of activity on the project, would love to see more
>>> discussions happening on mail lists or Slack.
>>>     [ ](mxnet) Markus Weimer
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [X](mxnet) Henri Yandell
>>>        Comments: Noting acknowledgement that Infra JIRA requests will be
>>> going via mentors due to both the reported
>>>                  volume of requests and the requests coming from
>> contributors
>>> and not committers. Also noting that
>>>                  I've been active on legal-discuss@ regarding MXNet
>>> ICLA/source headers, and in discussion offline
>>>                  with an employer of contributors who has concerns with
>> ICLA
>>> signing.
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>
>>>     johndament: The podling has come under fire recently for what is
>>> perceived to be an over abundant amount of requests coming from
>>> non-committers.  If nothing else, it's a sign that they are anxious to
>> get
>>> going here at Apache and perhaps they need to look at their communication
>>> model, moving more discussion on list, as well as potentially voting in
>> new
>>> committers.
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> Myriad
>>>
>>> Myriad enables co-existence of Apache Hadoop YARN and Apache Mesos
>> together
>>> on
>>> the same cluster and allows dynamic resource allocations across both
>> Hadoop
>>> and other applications running on the same physical data center
>>> infrastructure.
>>>
>>> Myriad has been incubating since 2015-03-01.
>>>
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>
>>>     1.
>>>     2.
>>>     3.
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>> aware of?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>
>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>
>>>     [ ] Initial setup
>>>     [ ] Working towards first release
>>>     [ ] Community building
>>>     [ ] Nearing graduation
>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>     XXXX-XX-XX
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>     [ ](myriad) Benjamin Hindman
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](myriad) Danese Cooper
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](myriad) Ted Dunning
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](myriad) Luciano Resende
>>>        Comments:
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>
>>> ted: I am concerned about viability here.
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> NetBeans
>>>
>>> NetBeans is a development environment, tooling platform and application
>>> framework.
>>>
>>> NetBeans has been incubating since 2016-10-01.
>>>
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>
>>>     1. Relicensing of files to ASF.
>>>     2. Completion of NOTICE and LICENSE files.
>>>     3. Increase the involvement of the community in release tasks.
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>> aware of?
>>>
>>> None.
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>
>>> - Various discussions ongoing on Apache NetBeans dev mailing list.
>>> - First pull requests have been received and community has been reviewing
>>> them.
>>> - At NetBeans meetup in Munich, Sven Reimers, an Apache NetBeans
>> committer,
>>> demoed Java 9 features (e.g., Jigsaw, JShell, JLink) in Apache NetBeans.
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>
>>> - SGA has been provided by Oracle and accepted by Apache.
>>> - Apache Git repo now contains the 1st code donation, 2 more being worked
>>> on, consisting of around 45,000 files and 4 million LOC.
>>> - Mirroring has been set up via GitHub.
>>> - Around 29000 files have been relicensed to Apache via a converter tool
>>> created by Jan Lahoda, an Apache NetBeans committer.
>>> - Repo has been set up for tools, e.g., the converter tool referenced
>>> above: https://github.com/apache/incubator-netbeans-tools
>>> - Initial README, NOTICE, and LICENSE have been created and pushed.
>>> - Jenkins build jobs have been set up and are working.
>>> - Rat integration has been set up and is working as part of the build
>>> process.
>>>
>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>
>>>     [X] Initial setup
>>>     [X] Working towards first release
>>>     [X] Community building
>>>     [ ] Nearing graduation
>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>     No release yet.
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>
>>>     Only initial committers, no additional voting has been done.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>     [X](netbeans) Ate Douma
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [X](netbeans) Bertrand Delacretaz
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](netbeans) Daniel Gruno
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](netbeans) Mark Struberg
>>>        Comments:
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>
>>>     johndament: Now that they have their first SGA, podling is getting
>> their
>>> feet wet in true ASF processes to get a release out the door.  On list
>>> activity is great.
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> ODF Toolkit
>>>
>>> Java modules that allow programmatic creation, scanning and manipulation
>> of
>>> OpenDocument Format (ISO/IEC 26300 == ODF) documents
>>>
>>> ODF Toolkit has been incubating since 2011-08-01.
>>>
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>
>>>     1. Attract more developers
>>>     2. Have frequent releases
>>>     3. Fulfil the 1.0 version
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>> aware of?
>>>
>>>     None.
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>           Michael Stahl was voted as new committer/PMC member. Being OASIS
>>> ODF TC member and LibreOffice developer.
>>>           Patches had been provided by other new developers.
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>     Svante Schubert received sponsorship by German government prototype
>> fund
>>> to develop a new collaboration feature for the ODF Toolkit within
>> upcoming
>>> 6 months.
>>>     Developer vote has passed to move from SVN to GIT to improve
>> visibility
>>> on GitHub and archive better mergeability for feature branches.
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>     2017-04-10
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>>>
>>>     2017-08-02
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>     [ ](odftoolkit) Nick Burch
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](odftoolkit) Yegor Kozlov
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [X](odftoolkit) Tom Barber
>>>        Comments: Some positive steps this month, activity has certainly
>>> picked up and the SVN to Git swap will certainly help things. There were
>>> plenty of +1's on the mailing list to show people are watching, but
>> gaining
>>> active members is clearly a struggle for the project. New PMC member will
>>> help that also.
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> Rya
>>>
>>> Rya (pronounced "ree-uh" /rēə/) is a cloud-based RDF triple store that
>>> supports SPARQL queries. Rya is a scalable RDF data management system
>> built
>>> on
>>> top of Accumulo. Rya uses novel storage methods, indexing schemes, and
>> query
>>> processing techniques that scale to billions of triples across multiple
>>> nodes.
>>> Rya provides fast and easy access to the data through SPARQL, a
>> conventional
>>> query mechanism for RDF data.
>>>
>>> Rya has been incubating since 2015-09-18.
>>>
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>
>>>     1. Have more releases as part of the Apache Foundation
>>>     2. Increase diversity of contributors.
>>>
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>> aware of?
>>>
>>> No
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>     * PPMC and IPMC voted to release 3.2.11
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>     * Implemented new types of inferences: owl:hasValue, owl:unionOf,
>>> owl:equivalentClass, owl:allValuesFrom, owl:intersectionOf, owl: oneOf,
>>> owl:someValuesFrom, owl:ReflexiveProperty, owl:hasSelf
>>>     * Added documentation and examples for the use of shell, Prospector,
>> and
>>> Pre-computed joins updater
>>>     * Removed/replaced code that used incompatible license (e.g. org.json,
>>> jcalendar)  - use ALv2 compatible license now
>>>
>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>
>>>     [ ] Initial setup
>>>     [ ] Working towards first release
>>>     [ ] Community building
>>>     [x] Nearing graduation
>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>     2017-10-10
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>
>>>    * PPMC member Caleb Meier elected on Jan 3rd, 2017
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>     [ ](rya) Josh Elser
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](rya) Edward J. Yoon
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](rya) Venkatesh Seetharam
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [x](rya) Billie Rinaldi
>>>        Comments:
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> SensSoft
>>>
>>> SensSoft is a software tool usability testing platform
>>>
>>> SensSoft has been incubating since 2016-07-13.
>>>
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>
>>>     1. Moving towards the first Incubating release of the source code and
>>> other
>>>        release artifacts to NPM/Bower, etc.
>>>     2. Grow the Apache SensSoft (Incubating) community.
>>>     3. Complete the issues highlighted at the SensSoft Roadmap
>>>        https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/SENSSOFT/Roadmap
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>> aware of?
>>>
>>>     No
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>     The community continues development via the scrum method,
>>>     sprinting towards the generation of the first release candidate
>>>     for UserALE.js. No new community members have come onboard with
>>>     development swamping the mailing lists.
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>     The project is making sustainable progress. Project members
>>>     are driving towards generation of a release candidate for
>>>     UserALE.js 0.1.0.
>>>
>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>
>>>     [X] Initial setup
>>>     [X] Working towards first release
>>>     [X] Community building
>>>     [ ] Nearing graduation
>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>     XXXX-XX-XX
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>
>>>     Arthi Vezhavendan was added to PPMC and Committer base on 2017-01-24
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>     [ ](senssoft) Paul Ramirez
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [X](senssoft) Lewis John McGibbney
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](senssoft) Chris Mattmann
>>>        Comments:
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>
>>>     - Drew Farris (shepherd): One mentor active on the mailing lists.
>>>
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> Spot
>>>
>>> Apache Spot is a solution stack that provides the capability to ingest IT
>>> related telemetry (network flows, domain name service DNS, and proxy
>> server
>>> logs) and provide unsupervised machine learning capabilities to identify
>>> suspicious activity.  The information is organized and presented using
>>> operational analytics so that a security analyst can investigate the most
>>> suspicious connections. Apache Spot is built on and using Apache Spark
>> and
>>> Apache Hadoop.
>>>
>>> Spot has been incubating since 2016-09-23.
>>>
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>
>>>     1. Build diverse community
>>>     2. Continue building a strong and diverse body of PPMC members for
>> long
>>> term project continuity
>>>     3. Demonstrate ability to create releases
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>> aware of?
>>>    * Recently Facebook decided to re-license React under MIT license, to
>>> enable compatibility with Apache licensed projects and many others. If
>>> there are not other indications from Incubator board we’ll call out a
>> vote
>>> to keep it for now:
>>>
>> https://code.facebook.com/posts/300798627056246/relicensing-react-jest-flow-and-immutable-js/
>>>
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>    * Committers that are specialized on Ingest functions are merging
>> branches
>>> for Open Data Model (ODM) development.
>>>    * Same case for views in order to simplify the process of normalization
>>> through the UI.
>>>    * Datasets with both benign and malicious traffic have been crafted to
>>> allow community to test/evaluate ML executions, and facilitate
>>> visualization exercises when doing Threat Hunting .
>>>    * Number of issues and discussion have increased with both feedback/RFE
>>> and bug fixes, which probes adoption, of course Community growth also
>>> consists on continue expanding the Committer baseline.
>>>
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>    * The Spot project completed the first official Apache release for Spot
>>> v1.0, approved and voted by Incubator PMC.
>>>    * Open Data Model, development efforts continue over its branch in both
>>> directions specification and code pushes.
>>>
>>>
>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>
>>>     [ ] Initial setup
>>>     [ ] Working towards first release
>>>     [X] Community building
>>>     [ ] Nearing graduation
>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>
>>>    Comments:
>>>
>>>    * Completion of the first Apache release was a significant milestone.
>> The
>>> focus now needs to be converting the large number of project observers
>> into
>>> project committers to foster a more diverse community, creating project
>>> awareness through technology blog posts, and Meetups is a significant
>>> effort that needs to happen for project evangelization
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>     2017-09-08
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>
>>>    2017-06-02
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>     [X](spot) Jarek Jarcec Cecho
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](spot) Brock Noland
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](spot) Andrei Savu
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [X](spot) Uma Maheswara Rao G
>>>        Comments:
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>> Project is active and moving forward well. They do use ReactJS and will
>>> need to upgrade and release as soon as the relicensed version is
>> available.
>>> Dave Fisher
>>>
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> Traffic Control
>>>
>>> Traffic Control is a set of components that can be used to build,
>> monitor,
>>> configure, and provision a large scale content delivery network (CDN).
>>>
>>> Traffic Control has been incubating since 2016-07-12.
>>>
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>
>>> 1. Enhance automation to make it easier to build, install, and configure
>>> each component.
>>> 2. Improve documentation to ease ramp-up time for new community members
>> and
>>> make it easier for existing community members to find what they are
>> looking
>>> for.
>>> 3. Grow the community.
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>> aware of?
>>>
>>> None.
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>
>>> The community took a vote and decided to move to full GitHub for source
>>> code management and to use github for issue tracking instead of Jira.
>>>
>>> Traffic Control will be holding its fall summit on October 17th and 18th
>> in
>>> Atlanta, GA.  There are currently over 20 participants from 5 different
>>> companies registered to join.
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>
>>>     Since the last report (July 2017), we have
>>>
>>>     * Merged 93 Pull Requests with 609 commits from 21 contributors
>>>     * Opened 284 Github/Jira issues
>>>     * Closed 83 Github/Jira issues
>>>     * 284 emails sent by 39 people on the dev@ list
>>>     * 5 emails sent by 2 people on the users@ list
>>>
>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>
>>> At our next summit (Oct 2017), we will be discussing what steps we need
>> to
>>> take to get to graduation.  We still have some hurdles to clear, but it’s
>>> good that we have recognized we need to start the discussion.
>>>
>>>     [ ] Initial setup
>>>     [ ] Working towards first release (wip)
>>>     [x] Community building (wip)
>>>     [ ] Nearing graduation
>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>     Traffic Control 2.0 was released on July 7th, 2017.
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>
>>> In August, Traffic Control added 3 new committers from 2 different
>>> companies: Derek Gelinas (Comcast), Rob Butts (Comcast) , and Peter Ryder
>>> (Cisco)
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>     [X](trafficcontrol) Phil Sorber
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [](trafficcontrol) Eric Covener
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [X](trafficcontrol) Leif Hedstrom
>>>        Comments:
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>
>>>     johndament: It's great to see a community driven in person event being
>>> scheduled.  However, the podling should be cautious and ensure that all
>>> information discussed in person is brought back to the list when
>> complete.
>>>
>>> --------------------
>>> Weex
>>>
>>> Weex is a framework for building Mobile cross-platform high-performance
>> UI.
>>>
>>> Weex has been incubating since 2016-11-30.
>>>
>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>
>>> 1. Move the whole workflow and infra into Apache (not the codebase only).
>>> 2. Develop more contributors and committers.
>>> 3. More releases while in Incubator.
>>> 4. Improve the developer's activity in JIRA and mailing list.
>>>
>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>> aware of?
>>>
>>> No.
>>>
>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>
>>> • We voted two new committers: gurisxie, Hanks
>>> • Our Github has growth contributors (131), forks (760), watchers (296)
>>> and stars (5522)
>>> • We have encouraged people to discuss more in the JIRA and dev mailing
>>> list. Up to now, 76 issues have been reported on JIRA and 37 of them are
>>> resolved or closed.
>>> • WebSite Trends Month Active, PV(393698), UV(64096), IP(53712), New
>>> Unique Visitor(36155) , Session(103184)
>>>
>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>
>>> • 21 authors have pushed 284 commits to master and 285 commits to all
>>> branches since last month.
>>> • We are replacing Facebook's Yoga with Google's FlexboxLayout for our
>>> layout system.
>>> • Several new features including  pseudo-class,  box-shadow in Android,
>>> 3d rotate were proposed and developed under review.
>>>
>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>
>>>     [ ] Initial setup
>>>     [ ] Working towards first release
>>>     [X] Community building
>>>     [ ] Nearing graduation
>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>
>>> Date of last release:
>>>
>>>     2017-06-08
>>>
>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>
>>> • gurisxie,  13 Sep 2017
>>> • Hanks, 9 Aug 2017
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>
>>>     [ ](weex) Luke Han
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](weex) Willem Jiang
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [ ](weex) Stephan Ewen
>>>        Comments:
>>>     [X](weex) Raphael Bircher
>>>        Comments: The community still learning the Apache Way. Also we
>> have to
>>> work on the diversity.
>>>        But we make progress. An additional active Mentor would be good.
>>>
>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>
>>> On Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 7:04 AM John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> All,
>>>>
>>>> Below is the current draft of the board report.  Much of the header info
>>>> is missing, still in flight.  We are missing two podling reports and
>> four
>>>> reports are presently not signed off on.  Podling's on CC please make
>> sure
>>>> you've reviewed.
>>>>
>>>> Incubator PMC report for October 2017
>>>>
>>>> The Apache Incubator is the entry path into the ASF for projects and
>>>> codebases wishing to become part of the Foundation's efforts.
>>>>
>>>> < narrative >
>>>>
>>>> * Community
>>>>
>>>>     New IPMC members:
>>>>
>>>>     - Davor Bonaci
>>>>     - Jacques Le Roux
>>>>
>>>>     People who left the IPMC:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> * New Podlings
>>>>
>>>>     - PageSpeed
>>>>
>>>> * Podlings that failed to report, expected next month
>>>>
>>>>     - Gossip
>>>>     - Myriad
>>>>
>>>> * Podling reports missing sign off, will be removed without mentor sign
>> off
>>>>
>>>>     - BatchEE
>>>>     - Heron
>>>>     - NetBeans
>>>>     - Rya
>>>>
>>>> * Graduations
>>>>
>>>>     The board has motions for the following:
>>>>
>>>>     - Mnemonic
>>>>     - PredictionIO
>>>>     - Your podling here?
>>>>
>>>> * Releases
>>>>
>>>>     The following releases entered distribution during the month of
>>>>     September:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> * IP Clearance
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> * Legal / Trademarks
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> * Infrastructure
>>>>
>>>>     - A change to the mlreq process caused delays in creation of mailing
>>>> lists for PageSpeed.  Work is on going to migrate to a new process for
>>>> these requests that is agreeable for IPMC members to execute on.
>>>>
>>>> * Miscellaneous
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> * Credits
>>>>
>>>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>>                          Table of Contents
>>>> Airflow
>>>> Amaterasu
>>>> Annotator
>>>> BatchEE
>>>> Daffodil
>>>> DataFu
>>>> FreeMarker
>>>> Gobblin
>>>> Gossip
>>>> HAWQ
>>>> Heron
>>>> Juneau
>>>> Livy
>>>> Milagro
>>>> MXNet
>>>> Myriad
>>>> NetBeans
>>>> ODF Toolkit
>>>> Rya
>>>> SensSoft
>>>> Spot
>>>> Traffic Control
>>>> Weex
>>>>
>>>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>>
>>>> --------------------
>>>> Airflow
>>>>
>>>> Airflow is a workflow automation and scheduling system that can be used
>> to
>>>> author and manage data pipelines.
>>>>
>>>> Airflow has been incubating since 2016-03-31.
>>>>
>>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>>
>>>>     1. We are working on our 4th apache release 1.9.0 and are getting
>> better
>>>> at releases
>>>>     2.
>>>>     3.
>>>>
>>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>> aware of?
>>>> None
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>>     1. We had our third official release 1.8.2 on Aug 7th 2017.
>>>>     2. Since our last podling report 3 months ago (i.e. between July
>>>>        5 & Sept 25, inclusive), we grew our contributors from 280 to 315
>>>>     4. Since our last podling report 3 months ago (i.e. between July
>>>>        5 & Sept 25, inclusive), we resolved 167 pull requests (currently
>> at
>>>> 1797 closed
>>>>        PRs)
>>>>     5. Since being accepted into the incubator, the number of companies
>>>>        officially using Apache Airflow has risen from 30 to 114, 16 new
>> from
>>>> the last podling report.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>> See above : 167 PR resolved, 35 new contributors, & 16 new companies
>>>> officially using it.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>>
>>>>     [ ] Initial setup
>>>>     [ ] Working towards first release
>>>>     [ ] Community building
>>>>     [x] Nearing graduation
>>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>>
>>>> Date of last release:
>>>>
>>>>     2017-08-07
>>>>
>>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>>
>>>>     2017-01-01 fokko a.k.a Fokko Driespong (committer/PMC)
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>>
>>>>     [ ](airflow) Chris Nauroth
>>>>        Comments:
>>>>     [x](airflow) Hitesh Shah
>>>>        Comments:
>>>>     [ ](airflow) Jakob Homan
>>>>        Comments:
>>>>
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> A quick look at this month's email and it looks like Airflow is ready to
>>>> graduate.
>>>> Dave Fisher
>>>>
>>>> --------------------
>>>> Amaterasu
>>>>
>>>> Apache Amaterasu is a framework providing continuous deployment for Big
>>>> Data
>>>> pipelines.
>>>>
>>>> Amaterasu has been incubating since 2017-09-07.
>>>>
>>>> It provides the following capabilities:
>>>>
>>>> Continuous integration tools to package pipelines and run tests.
>>>> A repository to store those packaged applications: the applications
>>>> repository.
>>>> A repository to store the pipelines, and engine configuration (for
>>>> instance, location of the Spark master, etc.): per environment - the
>>>> configuration repository.
>>>> A dashboard to monitor the pipelines.
>>>> A DSL and integration hooks allowing third parties to easily integrate.
>>>>
>>>> Amaterasu has been incubating since 2017-09.
>>>>
>>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>>
>>>>     1. Prepare first release
>>>>     2. Grow up user and contributor communities
>>>>     3. Prepare documentation
>>>>
>>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>> aware of?
>>>>
>>>>     None
>>>>
>>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>>     * Talks have been given in different events to promote and give
>>>> visibility to Amaterasu
>>>>
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>>     * Resources creation is in progress (website, Jira, git & github
>> mirror,
>>>> ...)
>>>>     * The code donation is in preparation (rename packages, check legal,
>> ...)
>>>>     * The website has been published and is online.
>>>>
>>>> Date of last release:
>>>>
>>>>     N/A
>>>>
>>>> When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>>>>
>>>>     N/A
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>>
>>>>     [X](amaterasu) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
>>>>        Comments:
>>>>     [X](amaterasu) Davor Bonaci
>>>>        Comments: Completing code donation and moving development to
>> Apache
>>>> repository is the next step.
>>>>     [ ](amaterasu) Olivier Lamy
>>>>        Comments:
>>>>
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>>
>>>>     - Drew Farris (shepherd): Still in project setup phrase, one mentor
>>>> observed active on mailing list.
>>>>
>>>> --------------------
>>>> Annotator
>>>>
>>>> Annotator provides annotation enabling code for browsers, servers, and
>>>> humans.
>>>>
>>>> Annotator has been incubating since 2016-08-30.
>>>>
>>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>>
>>>>     1. Release initial versions
>>>>     2. Add active contributors
>>>>     3. Demonstrate good governance through voting on process
>> improvements.
>>>>
>>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>> aware of?
>>>>
>>>>     None at this time.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>>     Community has been pretty stable, with a trickle of new stars, forks,
>>>> and watchers on the GitHub repo. Committers and other interested parties
>>>> have made plans to meet in person over the next month and to work on
>>>> contributions.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>>     Significant code developments took place to establish the foundation
>> of
>>>> the project through August and September. A simple demonstration of the
>>>> most basic functionality is now included in a working build.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>>
>>>>     [ ] Initial setup
>>>>     [X] Working towards first release
>>>>     [X] Community building
>>>>     [ ] Nearing graduation
>>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>>
>>>> Date of last release:
>>>>
>>>>     We are still coding toward our first release.
>>>>
>>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>>
>>>>     We are still working to add all initial committers to the project.
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>>
>>>>     [ ](annotator) Nick Kew
>>>>        Comments:
>>>>     [ ](annotator) Brian McCallister
>>>>        Comments:
>>>>     [ ](annotator) Daniel Gruno
>>>>        Comments:
>>>>     [X](annotator) Jim Jagielski
>>>>        Comments:
>>>>
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --------------------
>>>> BatchEE
>>>>
>>>> BatchEE projects aims to provide a JBatch implementation (aka JSR352)
>> and a
>>>> set of useful extensions for this specification.
>>>>
>>>> BatchEE has been incubating since 2013-10-03.
>>>>
>>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>>
>>>>     1. Still increase the community (but hard since it is quite stable
>> and
>>>> between new specification releases)
>>>>     2. -
>>>>     3. -
>>>>
>>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>> aware of?
>>>>
>>>> No
>>>>
>>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>> No much since no new specification version was released.
>>>>
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>> Not much since it is stable.
>>>>
>>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>>
>>>>     [ ] Initial setup
>>>>     [ ] Working towards first release
>>>>     [X] Community building
>>>>     [ ] Nearing graduation
>>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>>
>>>> Date of last release:
>>>>
>>>>     2016-09-22
>>>>
>>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>>
>>>>     2016-12-18
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>>
>>>>     [ ](batchee) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
>>>>        Comments:
>>>>     [ ](batchee) Olivier Lamy
>>>>        Comments:
>>>>     [ ](batchee) Mark Struberg
>>>>        Comments:
>>>>
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>> There is no activity and they are waiting until a new spec arrives.
>>>> On the four year anniversary as a podling I think that BatchEE should be
>>>> looking how to become a low activity TLP.
>>>> Dave Fisher.
>>>>
>>>> --------------------
>>>> Daffodil
>>>>
>>>> Apache Daffodil is an implementation of the Data Format Description
>>>> Language
>>>> (DFDL) used to convert between fixed format data and XML/JSON.
>>>>
>>>> Daffodil has been incubating since 2017-08-27.
>>>>
>>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>>
>>>>    1. obtaining SGAs
>>>>    2. establishing new apache-centric infrastructure
>>>>    3. broadening base of contributors
>>>>
>>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>> aware of?
>>>>
>>>> - Only that chasing the SGAs down is going to take some time, though
>>>> this may be typical.
>>>>
>>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>> - Users:
>>>> (1) The Open Grid Forum's DFDL workgroup mailing list has had inquiries
>>>> and questions about Daffodil - using it and creating DFDL schemas.
>>>> We will start redirecting such to our incubator users mailing list,
>>>> as soon as we're ready.
>>>> (2) A large software company has demonstrated a prototype integration of
>>>> Daffodil into their commercial product. Of note: they did this without
>>>> any support contact to Daffodil developers.
>>>>
>>>> - Developers/Contributors: One new outside developer has been setup, and
>>>> has
>>>> started a project modifying the Daffodil code-base. This is still in the
>>>> pre-Apache
>>>> context, and we've no idea if they'll want to contribute back. But it
>> does
>>>> show
>>>> both interest and that the technical barriers to entry for new
>> developers
>>>> to be
>>>> productive are surmountable.
>>>>
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>> - A final consistent release/build of the legacy (pre-Apache) code-base
>>>> is over, all project efforts going forward can be Apache focused
>>>> once we have infrastructure setup.
>>>> - Progress is being made on obtaining the individual and organizational
>>>> SGAs.
>>>>
>>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>>
>>>>    [X] Initial setup
>>>>    [ ] Working towards first release
>>>>    [ ] Community building
>>>>    [ ] Nearing graduation
>>>>    [ ] Other:
>>>>
>>>> Date of last release:
>>>>
>>>>    (none yet) XXXX-XX-XX
>>>>
>>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>>
>>>> - No changes yet - same as at our project incubator inception
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>>
>>>>    [X](daffodil) John D. Ament
>>>>       Comments: Podling is still bootstrapping, looking for some feedback
>>>> from legal on approaches due to public sector relationship.
>>>>    [X](daffodil) David Fisher
>>>>       Comments:
>>>>
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --------------------
>>>> DataFu
>>>>
>>>> DataFu provides a collection of Hadoop MapReduce jobs and functions in
>>>> higher
>>>> level languages based on it to perform data analysis. It provides
>> functions
>>>> for common statistics tasks (e.g. quantiles, sampling), PageRank, stream
>>>> sessionization, and set and bag operations. DataFu also provides Hadoop
>>>> jobs
>>>> for incremental data processing in MapReduce.
>>>>
>>>> DataFu has been incubating since 2014-01-05.
>>>>
>>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>>
>>>>     1. Positive IPMC recommendation vote for graduation
>>>>     2. Address any IPMC feedback regarding graduation
>>>>     3. Continue releases
>>>>
>>>> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
>>>> aware of?
>>>>
>>>>     None
>>>>
>>>> How has the community developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>>     No new developments
>>>>
>>>> How has the project developed since the last report?
>>>>
>>>>     Added support for Pig macros distributed in JAR.
>>>>     Added a couple counting macros and TFIDF.
>>>>     Started graduation discussion in general list.
>>>>
>>>> How would you assess the podling's maturity?
>>>> Please feel free to add your own commentary.
>>>>
>>>>     [ ] Initial setup
>>>>     [ ] Working towards first release
>>>>     [ ] Community building
>>>>     [x] Nearing graduation
>>>>     [ ] Other:
>>>>
>>>> Date of last release:
>>>>
>>>>     2017-03-10
>>>>
>>>> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
>>>>
>>>>     July 2016 (Eyal Allweil)
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by:
>>>>
>>>>     [ ](datafu) Ashutosh Chauhan
>>>>        Comments:
>>>>     [ ](datafu) Roman Shaposhnik
>>>>        Comments:
>>>>     [ ](datafu) Ted Dunning
>>>>        Comments:
>>>>
>>>> IPMC/Shepherd notes:
>>>>
>>>>     johndament: The podling is attempting to graduate, however there are
>>>> some concerns raised within the discussion over how big the actual PMC
>> is.
>>>> There have also been concerns raised over the removal of committer
>> status.
>>>>
>>>> --------------------
>>>> FreeMarker
>>>>
>>>> FreeMarker is a template engine, i.e. a generic tool to generate text
>>>> output
>>>> based on templates. FreeMarker is implemented in Java as a class library
>>>> for
>>>> programmers.
>>>>
>>>> FreeMarker has been incubating since 2015-07-01.
>>>>
>>>> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>>>>
>>>>     We have a large user base but a rather small group of committers.
>>>>     This was actually expected, given the maturity (and topic) of the
>>>> project.
>>>>     While the FreeMarker 3 branch, which was started 8 month ago, will be
>>>> much
>>>>     more appealing for contributors, development and growth due to that
>> will
>>>>     certainly take a long time. In other respects the project is mature
>> and
>>>>     ready for graduation.
>>>>
>>>> Any
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