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From "Tan,Zhongyi" <tanzhon...@baidu.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] ECharts - proposal for Apache Incubation
Date Thu, 11 Jan 2018 13:24:34 GMT
Thanks, willem,

I will contact you.



在 2018/1/11 下午7:27, "Willem Jiang" <willem.jiang@gmail.com> 写入:

>It's great to see that ECharts be a part of Apache incubating project.
>As Wu Shen and I are in Beijing, we could share you some experiences of
>incubating project setup things.
>
>Willem Jiang
>
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>
>On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 2:16 PM, Tan,Zhongyi <tanzhongyi@baidu.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> Glad to hear that,
>>
>> I will add apache eagle to Echarts proposal document also.
>>
>> thanks
>>
>> 在 2018/1/8 下午12:31, "Hao Chen" <hao@apache.org> 写入:
>>
>> >Great to hear that ECharts is coming to ASF!
>> >
>> >ECharts is a great chart library with good documentation and well
>> >community
>> >support.  In Apache Eagle, we use ECharts a lot for monitoring
>>dashboards
>> >and data visualization.
>> >
>> >
>> >Welcome and Good luck!
>> >
>> >
>> >Hao Chen
>> >
>> >
>> >On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 11:33 AM, Tan,Zhongyi <tanzhongyi@baidu.com>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> >> Hi, wusheng & skywalking team,
>> >>
>> >> Glad to hear that your project is already using echarts.
>> >> If meet any problem or have any feature request, please let us know.
>> >> Thanks
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> I will update the proposal to add your project there.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> 在 2018/1/7 下午6:18, "吴晟 Sheng Wu" <wu.sheng@foxmail.com>
写入:
>> >>
>> >> >Hi, ECharts community team.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >Glad your guys bringing the project to Apache. SkyWalking 's next
>> >>release
>> >> >will use some ECharts charts for our APM visualization. (already in
>> >> >developing branch)
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >So if you like, you can put `Apache SkyWalking (Incubating)` in your
>> >> >"Relationships with Other Apache Products" section.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >This is a good and useful project. Welcome and gook luck.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >------------------
>> >> >Sheng Wu
>> >> >Apache SkyWalking creator and PPMC member
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >------------------ Original ------------------
>> >> >From:  "Tan,Zhongyi";<tanzhongyi@baidu.com>;
>> >> >Date:  Fri, Jan 5, 2018 06:00 PM
>> >> >To:  "general@incubator.apache.org"<general@incubator.apache.org>;
>> >> >
>> >> >Subject:  [PROPOSAL] ECharts - proposal for Apache Incubation
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >Hi,  Dear Apache Incubator Community,
>> >> >
>> >> >Please accept the follow proposal for presentation and discussion:
>> >> >
>> >> >https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/EChartsProposal
>> >> >
>> >> >ECharts is a charting and data visualization library written in
>> >> >JavaScript .
>> >> >It has been an open source project on github since 2013, and is one
>>of
>> >> >the
>> >> >most popular repositories in topic of data visualization category in
>> >> >github.
>> >> >
>> >> >Best regards.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >Below is the proposal also.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >= ECharts Proposal =
>> >> >
>> >> >=== Abstract ===
>> >> >
>> >> >ECharts is a charting and data visualization library written in
>> >> >JavaScript.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >=== Proposal ===
>> >> >
>> >> >ECharts provides a powerful, interactive charting and data
>> >>visualization
>> >> >library
>> >> >and framework for web browser, mobile App and backend usage.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >=== Background ===
>> >> >
>> >> >A primary goal of data visualization is to communicate information
>> >> >clearly and
>> >> >efficiently via statistical graphics, plots and other graphics.
>> >> >
>> >> >Numerical data may be presented in dots, lines, or bars, to visually
>> >> >communicate
>> >> >a quantitative message. Effective visualization helps users to
>>analyze
>> >> >data .
>> >> >It makes complex data more readable, understandable.[1]
>> >> >
>> >> >Now data visualization concerns mainly about presentation and
>> >>propagation
>> >> >in web,
>> >> >ECharts uses JavaScript as its basic programing language. It brings
>> >>great
>> >> >compatibility across multiple platforms, not only in web browsers,
>>but
>> >> >also
>> >> >in mobile Apps via embedded web engine or in backend environment via
>> >>the
>> >> >techniques
>> >> >of headless browser.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >=== Rationale ===
>> >> >
>> >> >ECharts encapsulates the underlying data transformation, control
>>flow,
>> >> >visual
>> >> >encoding and rendering, receiving the visualization requirements
>>with
>> >> >declarative language,
>> >> >and produces interactive charts and components. We will highlight
>>the
>> >> >features below to
>> >> >illustrate the power that ECharts already has, and our concerns and
>>our
>> >> >visions:
>> >> >
>> >> >  * User Diversity:
>> >> >ECharts expects that its users are not only web developers, but also
>> >> >people with lesser programing skills. So ECharts enables users to
>> >> >describe data and settings with declarative language, which lowers
>> >> >the barrier but without losing the power, and benefit to transfer
>> >> >and store.
>> >> >
>> >> >  * Configurable Interactions:
>> >> >ECharts has provided plenty of interactions and aims at providing
>>more.
>> >> >Both human interactions and the interactions with upper program are
>> >> >supported and can be configurable.
>> >> >
>> >> >  * Large Data:
>> >> >Although the browser environment and JavaScript bring some
>>performance
>> >> >limits in visualizing large data or performing animations, ECharts
>>have
>> >> >been adopting various optimization techniques to rise the upper
>>limit
>> >> >of the amount of data that it can process, and keep improving the
>> >> >fluency of interactions and animations.
>> >> >
>> >> >  * Cross-Platform:
>> >> >The underlying render engine of ECharts can be switched between
>> >> >HTMLCanvas, SVG, or VML, which provides good compatibility and
>>brings
>> >> >opportunities to optimize performance according to different
>>platform
>> >> >and usage scenarios. Besides, ECharts can also works in backend
>> >> >environment via headless techniques.
>> >> >
>> >> >ECharts can be created using headless browsers to pregenerate
>>reports
>> >>on
>> >> >more powerful machines for better performance on resource-limited
>> >>devices
>> >> >
>> >> >  *Extension and Customization:
>> >> >ECharts provides extension mechanisms to make new types of chart and
>> >> >components,
>> >> >adopt other layout algorithms, or even adopt other render
>>techniques.
>> >> >Various developers have contributed different types of extensions
>>based
>> >> >on ECharts.[2]
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >=== Current Status ===
>> >> >
>> >> >ECharts has been an open source project on GitHub[3] since 2013.
>> >> >Currently it has more than 20k stars, more than 50k monthly
>> >>downloads[4]
>> >> >in NPM, and is one of the most popular repositories in topic of data
>> >> >visualization category in GitHub.[5] And it has been used in many
>> >> >products of Baidu and other companies such as Alibaba, Tencent,
>> >>Netease,
>> >> >XinHua News Agency,National Bureau of Statistics of China, Sina,
>> >> >State Grid Corporation of China, Lenovo, Ctrip etc.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >=== Meritocracy ===
>> >> >The ECharts project already operates on meritocratic principles.
>> >> >It was originally created by Lin Zhifeng in 2013,adding developers
>> >> >worldwide and has accepted multiple major patches from a diverse set
>> >> >of contributors.
>> >> >
>> >> >We will follow ASF meritocratic principles to encourage more
>> >> >developers to contribute in this project. We know that only active
>>and
>> >> >committed developers from a diverse set of backgrounds can make
>>ECharts
>> >> >a successful project. We are also improving the project
>>documentation
>> >> >and code to help new developers to get started quickly.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >=== Community ===
>> >> >
>> >> >ECharts has been building an active community for the last four
>>years.
>> >> >Currently, the community includes over 50 contributors .
>> >> >The core developers of our project are listed below.
>> >> >
>> >> >=== Core Developers ===
>> >> >
>> >> >   * Su Shuang (https://github.com/100pah sushuang0322@gmail.com )
>> >> >   * Shen Yi (https://github.com/pissang shenyi.914@gmail.com )
>> >> >   * Zhang Wenli (https://github.com/Ovilia me@zhangwenli.com )
>> >> >   * Li Deqing (https://github.com/deqingli annong035@gmail.com)
>> >> >   * Dong Rui (https://github.com/erik168 errorrik@gmail.com)
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >=== Alignment ===
>> >> >
>> >> >ECharts is popular in data visualization and charting on web
>>projects.
>> >> >And ASF has many famous web projects and big data related projects.
>> >> >We believe that ASF is a perfect choice to help ECharts project to
>> >> >attract more developers and have more cooperation with existing
>> >>projects.
>> >> >
>> >> >=== Known Risks ===
>> >> >==== Orphaned products ====
>> >> >Given the current level of investment in ECharts and the
>>stakeholders
>> >> >using it - the risk of the project being abandoned is minimal.
>> >> >Baidu, for example, is in active development to use ECharts in many
>>of
>> >> >its services and many large corporations including Alibaba, Tencent,
>> >> >Huawei, Sina, Lenovo use it in their production applications.
>> >> >
>> >> >==== Inexperience with Open Source ====
>> >> >ECharts has been an active open source project for more than 4
>>years.
>> >> >During that time, the project has attracted 50+ contributors.
>> >> >
>> >> >==== Homogenous Developers ====
>> >> >The most of core developers are from Baidu, but after ECharts was
>>open
>> >> >sourced,
>> >> >ECharts received a lot of bug fixes and enhancements from other
>> >> >developers not working at Baidu.
>> >> >And the founder of ECharts,Lin Zhifeng still contributes a lot
>>after he
>> >> >left Baidu.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >=== Reliance on Salaried Developers ===
>> >> >Although some of the developers are salaried, the project is
>>personally
>> >> >initiated from
>> >> >the beginning. The core developers have been dedicated to this
>>project
>> >> >for four years
>> >> >and have kept the project independent with developers around the
>>world
>> >> >involved.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >=== Relationships with Other Apache Products ===
>> >> >
>> >> >We have not found an existing charting project in Apache yet. And
>>there
>> >> >is potential
>> >> >cooperation with some existing Apache projects big data related.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >=== A Excessive Fascination with the Apache Brand ===
>> >> >
>> >> >Our interests and motivations are based on the factors mentioned in
>>the
>> >> >Rationale
>> >> >section rather than the publicity. Furthermore, the brand of ECharts
>> >>has
>> >> >been successful
>> >> >in the past years on their own and we would be happy to keep on this
>> >> >path. We are honored
>> >> > at getting the opportunity to join the ASF, with the understanding
>>to
>> >> >ensure its brand
>> >> >policies are respected.Also we expect that Apache brand will help to
>> >> >attract more contributors.
>> >> >
>> >> >=== Documentation ===
>> >> >
>> >> >[1] Data Visualization:
>> >> >https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_visualization
>> >> >
>> >> >[2] ECharts Extensions:
>> >> >https://github.com/ecomfe/ECharts#resources
>> >> >
>> >> >[3] ECharts Information:
>> >> >https://github.com/ecomfe/ECharts
>> >> >https://ecomfe.github.io/echarts-doc/public/en/index.html
>> >> >
>> >> >[4] ECharts in NPM:
>> >> >https://www.npmjs.com/package/echarts
>> >> >
>> >> >[5] GitHub Data Visualization Topic:
>> >> >https://github.com/topics/data-visualization
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >=== Initial Source ===
>> >> >
>> >> >ECharts has been developed since 2013. It currently has an active
>> >> >developer and user community
>> >> >with a codebase in JavaScript.We currently use Github to maintain
>>our
>> >> >source code and
>> >> >track issues at https://github.com/ecomfe/ECharts.
>> >> >We need to move our respository to Apache infrastructure.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >=== Source and Intellectual Property Submission Plan ===
>> >> >ECharts  source code is available under BSD-3 license and owned by
>> >>Baidu.
>> >> >We will work with the committers to get ICLAs signed.
>> >> >We will provide a Software Grant Agreement from an authorized signer
>> >> >per https://www.apache.org/licenses/software-grant-template.pdf
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >=== External Dependencies ===
>> >> >
>> >> >All The dependencies are released under Apache compatible licenses,
>> >> >including BSD and MIT.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >=== Required Resources ===
>> >> >
>> >> >==== Mailing List: ====
>> >> >There are currently no mailing lists.
>> >> >The usual mailing lists are expected to be set up when entering
>> >> >incubation:
>> >> >
>> >> > * private@echarts.incubator.apache.org
>> >> > * dev@echarts.incubator.apache.org
>> >> > * commits@echarts.incubator.apache.org
>> >> >
>> >> >==== Git Repositories: ====
>> >> >Upon entering incubation:
>>https://github.com/apache/incubator-echarts
>> >> >After incubation, we want to move the existing repo from
>> >> >github/ecomfe/echarts to Apache infrastructure.
>> >> >
>> >> >==== Issue Tracking: ====
>> >> >ECharts currently uses GitHub to track issues. there are more than
>>7k
>> >> >issues.
>> >> >Would like to continue to do so while we discuss migration
>> >>possibilities
>> >> >with the ASF Infra committee.
>> >> >
>> >> >==== URL: ====
>> >> >Currently the website url is
>> >> >https://ecomfe.github.io/echarts-doc/public/en/index.html.
>> >> > It will be moved to http://echarts.incubator.apache.org/ to follow
>> >> >incubator conventions.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >=== Initial Committers ===
>> >> > * Lin Zhifeng (https://github.com/kener kener.linfeng@gmail.com)
>> >> > * Su Shuang (https://github.com/100pah sushuang0322@gmail.com)
>> >> > * Shen Yi (https://github.com/pissang shenyi.914@gmail.com)
>> >> > * Zhang Wenli (https://github.com/Ovilia me@zhangwenli.com)
>> >> > * Li Deqing (https://github.com/deqingli annong035@gmail.com)
>> >> > * Wang Junting
>> >> > * Dong Rui (https://github.com/erik168 errorrik@gmail.com)
>> >> > * Huang Houjin (https://github.com/chriswong wfsr@foxmail.com)
>> >> >
>> >> >=== Sponsors: ===
>> >> >
>> >> >==== Champion: ====
>> >> >  * Kevin A. McGrail
>> >> >
>> >> >==== Mentors: ====
>> >> >  * Daniel Gruno
>> >> >  * John D. Ament
>> >> >
>> >> >==== Sponsoring Entity ====
>> >> >We are requesting the Incubator to sponsor this project.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> 
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