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From Bill Lucy <wtl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: proposed [REPORT] MyFaces - October 2016
Date Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:43:08 GMT
+1

Thanks,
Bill Lucy

On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 3:16 PM, Mike Kienenberger <mkienenb@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Please comment.  I will be submitting the report Friday.
>
> ## Description: The Apache MyFaces project is an umbrella project of the
> Apache Software Foundation for projects relating to the JavaServer Faces
> (JSF)
> technology.
>
> ## Activity and health:
> - Apache Myfaces Core is healthy and in maintenance mode.
>
> UI-Component Sets:
> - Apache Tobago is healthy and active.
> - Apache Trinidad is in maintenance mode.  Last developer commit
>  was May 2016.  Last commit on behalf of a contributor was Sept 2016.
> - Myfaces Tomahawk is in maintenance mode. Last developer commit
>  was May 2016.  Last commit on behalf of a contributor was May 2016.
>
> Add-ons and Extensions:
> - Apache MyFaces Portlet Bridge is in maintenance mode.  Last developer
> commit
>  was Jan 2014.  Last commit on behalf of a contributor was May 2015.
> - Apache MyFaces CODI is in maintenance mode. CODI was replaced by Apache
>  DeltaSpike so new development happens there.  Last commit March 2014.
> - Apache MyFaces Orchestra is in maintenance mode.  New projects use CDI
> and
>  DeltaSpike instead.  Last commit on behalf of a contributor was August
> 2016.
> - Apache MyFaces ExtVal is in maintenance mode. Last commit June 2014.
> - Apache MyFaces Commons is in maintenance mode.  Last commit August 2012.
> - Apache MyFaces Ext-Scripting is in maintenance mode.  Last commit Dec
> 2012.
> - Apache MyFaces Test is in maintenance mode (Used by Myfaces Core).  Last
>  commit June 2014.
>
> Security:
> - We received a vulnerability report against MyFaces Trinidad on July 20th
> and
>   responded to the reporter the same day.  We released patched versions of
>   Trinidad 1.2.x, 2.0.x, and 2.1.x on Sept 29th along with CVE-2016-5019.
>
> Issues:
>    mt asked: Is it time to retire CODI and Orchestra? Also, a quick look at
>       myfaces.a.o doesn't make it clear that CDI/Deltaspike is the
>       recommended approach for new users.
>
>   There was no comment by the MyFaces PMC on these questions.   There was a
>   trivial contribution for Orchestra on Aug 10th which was applied on Aug
>   11th, so support is still being provided when requested.  My personal
>   opinion is that it is time to retire these projects, but I do not know of
>   anyone who is willing to take the time to accomplish these tasks.  On Oct
>   12th, I posted a request for help on the dev@deltaspike and dev@myfaces
>   lists to see if anyone there would be willing to update the pages for
> CODI
>   and Orchestra.
>
> ## Community changes:
>
> - Currently 76 committers and 42 PMC members.
> - Last committer addition was Thomas Andraschko at Thu Jul 02 2015
> - Last PMC additions were Bill Lucy and Thomas Andraschko on Fri Jan 15
> 2016
>
> ## Releases:
>
>  - Apache MyFaces Core-2.2.11 was released on Sun Sep 18 2016
>  - Apache Tobago-2.0.10 was released on Wed Sep 07 2016
>  - Apache Tobago-3.0.0-alpha-4 was released on Sat Jul 16 2016
>  - Apache Tobago-3.0.0-alpha-5 was released on Sat Aug 27 2016
>  - Apache Tobago-3.0.0-alpha-6 was released on Mon Sep 19 2016
>  - Apache Trinidad-1.2.15 was released on Mon Sep 26 2016
>  - Apache Trinidad-2.0.2 was released on Mon Sep 26 2016
>  - Apache Trinidad-2.1.2 was released on Mon Sep 26 2016
>
> ## JIRA activity:
>
>  - 48 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
>  - 41 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months
>

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