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From Woonsan Ko <woon...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Draft incubator report
Date Mon, 04 Feb 2019 19:16:32 GMT
Hi Justin,

Everything looks good. Thank you!
By the way, I've noticed that some podling communities have been less
active since last week. The lunar new year day, tomorrow, might have
affected them, especially where most committers are working in Korea
or China. That can't be an excuse though. Just don't feel like prompt
reactions from those...

Woonsan

On Sun, Feb 3, 2019 at 2:34 AM Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> Draft incubator report has been put up here [1]
>
> We’re still missing reports from a number of podling and you only have a few days to
get them in.
>
> Feedback and edits welcome. Is there anything I’ve missed that should be mentioned?
>
> Here’s the text of the main part of the report:
>
> Incubator PMC report for February 2019
>
> 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 presently 51 podlings incubating. During the month of January,
> podlings executed 3 distinct releases. We added no new IPMC members and
> had no IPMC members retire.
>
> We have one new podling Hudi. No project graduated last month but several
> podlings are heading towards graduation in the next few months.
>
> BatchEE took a vote to go to Apache Geronimo or TLP and decided on TLP and
> are back to being stuck in trying to graduate.
>
> We're currently missing several podling report but hopefully they be
> submitted and have mentor sign-off on time.
>
> There was one IP clearance.
>
> The mentor situation is continuing to improve. One of the mentors for the
> new Hudi project realised he didn't have the time be be able to give to the
> project and stood down. Thanks to him for being able to recognising that he
> wasn't going to be an effective mentor. Other mentors stepped forward to do
> the job.
>
> We have a problem with unapproved releases. A spot check on some (not all)
> projects reporting this month showed that five projects were making
> unapproved releases. Hopefully that's a statical aberration, but it seems
> likely that we probably have more codlings making unapproved releases than
> this. This has been brought up one the general list and I see a few
> projects have taken note of it.
>
> Three of the project Doris, Pinot and Sharding Sphere responded quickly and
> removed the releases. SDAP is addressing the issue. ECharts is a little
> reluctant to remove the releases due to the high use and popularity of the
> project and is trying to find another way of resolving the situation. The
> board may need to be involved.
>
> ECharts was also found to hosting a Chinese version of their incubating
> site at echarts dot baidu dot com. The PPMC is dealing with this.
>
> Again a reminder to all incubating projects and mentors that all releases
> made available to the general public need to be approved by the PPMC and
> IPMC. This includes docker, githubb, PyPi, npm and any other platform for
> publishing releases, and also covers release candidates. If in doubt please
> ask your mentors or on the incubator general list.
>
> Superset has not made an Apache release but is making progress towards one.
> They accidentally published a release candidate to GitHub but are sorting
> that out.
>
> There was also an interesting discussion on binary releases on
> legal-discuss that could have some impact on the incubator.
>
> New new project creating ASF training material may either go to straight to
> TLP or via the incubator. This did raise a few questions about how initial
> committers are selected.
>
> * Community
>
>   New IPMC members:
>   - None
>
>   People who left the IPMC:
>   - None
>
> * New Podlings
>   - Hudi
>
> * Podlings that failed to report, expected next month
>  - BRPC?
>  - Edgent?
>  - Heron?
>  - Iceberg?
>  - PageSpeed?
>  - Ratis?
>  - S2Graph?
>  - SDAP?
>  - Toree?
>
> * Graduations
>
>   The board has motions for the following:
>   - Unomi?
>
> * Releases
>
>   The following releases entered distribution during the month of
>   January:
>   - Apache Dubbo 2.7.0
>   - Apache SkyWalking 6.0.0-GA
>   - Apache Dubbo Spring Boot 0.2.1 and 0.1.2
>
> * IP Clearance
>   - Apache Arrow Rust DataFusion
>
> * Legal / Trademarks
>   N/A
>
> * Infrastructure
>   N/A
>
> * Miscellaneous
>   - vote to shut down some old unused incubator lists
>   - discussion on what to do with retired podling repositories
>
> Thanks,
> Justin
>
>
> 1. https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/February2019
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