metamodel-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Henry Saputra <henry.sapu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Proposal PMC/Board report for April 2014
Date Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:15:06 GMT
Thanks Noah,

You are right about need to having new committers.

As you have mentioned in other email we need to do some marketing

Some projects like Stratos seems to being doing similar things to attract
new committers

On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:

> I've taken the time to review this now. Sorry for being away from the
> project a bit the last while.
>
> I am a little concerned about the lack of committer elections. As far
> as I can work out, we've never elected anybody. Is that right?
>
> I would actually put this as the number one issue to resolve before
> graduation. It is way more important than getting out releases.
> (Though getting out releases will probably help with our ability to
> attract contribution.)
>
> This thread isn't the place for it, but why don't we start a separate
> where we can discuss how to kickstart this recruitment effort.
>
> This is something we should've been doing a long time ago, so my bad
> for not catching it sooner. Sorry!
>
> For now though, could we add something like this to the report:
>
> "The project's focus in the short term will be in lowering the bar to
> contribution, working actively to attract new contributors, and
> recognising merit where it exists within the community."
>
> Something like that anyway.
>
> I will sign off on the report now, but please do add that if you agree
> with it.
>
> On 2 April 2014 11:25, Kasper Sørensen <i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Added the report with Henry's correction:
> >
> > https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/April2014
> >
> > Mentors please help sign it off :-)
> >
> >
> > 2014-04-02 7:21 GMT+02:00 Henry Saputra <henry.saputra@gmail.com>:
> >
> >> Small correction about Date of last release should be Jan 21, 2014
> >>
> >> Other than that looks good to me. Thanks for writing up the report,
> Kasper.
> >>
> >> - Henry
> >>
> >> On Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 11:42 AM, Kasper Sørensen
> >> <i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > Hi all,
> >> >
> >> > Please provide your feedback for this draft/proposal report for April
> >> 2014:
> >> >
> >> > ------
> >> >
> >> > MetaModel
> >> >
> >> > MetaModel is a data access framework, providing a common interface for
> >> > exploration and querying of different types of datastores.
> >> >
> >> > MetaModel has been incubating since 2013-06-12.
> >> >
> >> > Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> >> >
> >> >   1. Finalize 4.1 release to demonstrate new functionality and
> evolution
> >> > within Apache
> >> >   2. More contributors to increase diversity of the community
> >> >   3. Determine approach to technical documentation across different
> >> > software versions
> >> >
> >> > 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?
> >> >
> >> >   We finished our first release and are seeing some initial interest
> from
> >> > users. Mostly
> >> >   there are interactions to add new features or connectivity to new
> types
> >> > of datastores.
> >> >   For instance, it has been proposed to look into building
> connectivity
> >> to
> >> > semantic web
> >> >   technologies, iRods, Apache Phoenix - and within the contributors
> group
> >> > there has been
> >> >   some focus on adding HBase and Cassandra support.
> >> >
> >> >   Discussions about community by-laws are not very active at this
> point.
> >> It
> >> >   does not seem to be top-of-mind for most community members, and also
> >> >   shepherd/mentor notes from January 2014 indicate that this is not
> >> >   important right now.
> >> >
> >> >   We're improving on the point of registering JIRA issues and running
> >> > patches through
> >> >   the review board. By now this is the approach taken every time,
> unless
> >> a
> >> > commit is
> >> >   found to be very trivial.
> >> >
> >> >   Still the core group of developers seems a bit small, but by
> focusing
> >> on
> >> > broader
> >> >   connectivity and keeping the releases coming, we think we can
> attract a
> >> > larger
> >> >   community to the project.
> >> >
> >> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >> >
> >> >   Apache MetaModel 4.0.0-incubating was released on Jan 21.
> >> >
> >> >   We are working on new features for a 4.1 version. The 4.1 version
> will
> >> > represent
> >> >   the point in time where Apache MetaModel starts to show significant
> new
> >> > functionality
> >> >   when compared to the old eobjects.org MetaModel project.
> >> >
> >> >   A new module for providing easy Spring framework integration has
> been
> >> > implemented.
> >> >
> >> >   Finishing touches are being made to a new module for connecting to
> >> Apache
> >> > HBase.
> >> >
> >> >   Various API changes are being planned and --
> Noah Slater
> https://twitter.com/nslater
>

Mime
  • Unnamed multipart/alternative (inline, None, 0 bytes)
View raw message