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From Tilman Hausherr <THaush...@t-online.de>
Subject Re: Fwd: Apache in 2018 - By The Digits
Date Fri, 11 Jan 2019 11:22:02 GMT
Thanks Peter!

Tilman

Am 09.01.2019 um 10:16 schrieb Peter Murray-Rust:
> My congratulations to Tilman and the wider PDFBox team. I shall be tweeting
> expansively about this as I have started a series about our thanks to Open
> Source projects.
> I think I first came across PDFBox about 8 years ago and have been on the
> mailing list since then. (I'm a user, advocate, and build and deploy Open
> tools based on PDFBox and I'll mail about this separately.). I'm not a
> committer.
>
> When I started with PDFBox it was a sad necessity because people author
> documents in PDF  rather than semantic systems such as XML (which I helped
> develop). PDFBox was fairly young and perhaps 1 mail a week. Much of the
> code had been developed by Ben Litchfield (I don't know the history) and
> Ben deserves many thanks for creating a core that could be sustained and
> developed. (Please correct inaccuracies). Reading PDF in the wild is an
> awful business as there are so many different ways of creating documents
> which display the same photons to sighted humans but which have bizarre
> bits. Much of the correspondence and issues are about a wide range of
> arcane details. I don't think reading PDF will be a completely solved
> problem any time soon.
>
> There is a strong informal team at the centre of PDFBox which has kept it
> going strongly for a decade. The team are helpful and respond rapidly,
> courteously and constructively. When necessary (PDFBox2) they are not
> afraid to massively refactor and are patient about timescales.
>
> P.
>
> I shall write separately about my current project AMI which aims to extract
> all the contents of scientific publications in PDF and make them fully
> semantic.
>
> On Wed, Jan 9, 2019 at 5:20 AM Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> Thanks, Tilman --I just finished reading the article a few minutes ago.
>> I'm crazy about it :-)
>>
>> Great job, everyone!
>>
>> - - -
>> Vice President Marketing & Publicity
>> Vice President Sponsor Relations
>> The Apache Software Foundation
>>
>> Tel +1 617 921 8656 | sk@apache.org
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 8, 2019, at 23:58, Tilman Hausherr wrote:
>>> https://www.cbronline.com/feature/apache-top-5
>>> Meet the Apache Software Foundation’s Top 5 Code Committers
>>>   (They’re powered by chocolate and Oolong tea…)
>>>
>>>
>>> Tilman**
>>>
>>> Am 01.01.2019 um 12:40 schrieb Andreas Lehmkühler:
>>>> Hi,  Sally prepared some digits for 2018 and I was surprised to see
>>>> one of our fellow PDFBox committers among the Top 5 committers as we
>>>> are a small community compared to other ASF projects.  Thanks Tilman
>>>> for your ongoing efforts to improve PDFBox in the last year, the time
>>>> before that and hopefully in the future!!!  A happy new year to
>>>> everyone  Cheers, Andreas   -------- Ursprüngliche Nachricht --------
>>>> Von: Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org> Gesendet: 1. Januar 2019 08:22:25
>>>> MEZ An: Apache Announce List <announce@apache.org> Betreff: Apache
in
>>>> 2018 - By The Digits  [this announcement is available online at
>>>> https://s.apache.org/Apache2018Digits ]  It's been a great year for
>>>> the Apache community at-large. With nearly 200M lines of code under
>>>> the ASF's stewardship, our ongoing success is the result of community-
>>>> led development "The Apache Way", executed through the collaborative
>>>> efforts of more than 300 Apache projects and their communities.
>>>> Highlights include:  Apache Projects —https://projects.apache.org/ -
>>>> Total number of projects + sub-projects - 328 (not including Apache
>>>> Labs initiatives) - Top-Level Projects - 198 - Podlings in the Apache
>>>> Incubator - 51 - Other groups, including operations/support - 62
>>>> Community/People —http://home.apache.org/ - Apache Committers - 7,032
>>>> (6,693 active) - ASF Members (individuals) - 730 - New Members
>>>> elected - 44   Apache Projects/Code —
>>>> https://projects.apache.org/statistics.html  3,208 Apache Committers
>>>> changed 78,493,228 lines of code over 201,220 commits. We also
>>>> welcomed 4,638 new code contributors and 15,861 new issue/pull
>>>> request contributors.  Top 5 Apache Code Committers - Andrea
>>>> Cosentino (2,508 commits; 237,224 lines changed) - Jean-Baptiste
>>>> Onofré (2,098 commits; 1,208,851 lines changed) - Duo Zhang (1,956
>>>> commits; 809,085 lines changed) - Mark Thomas (1,823 commits; 179,883
>>>> lines changed) - Tilman Hausherr (1,736 commits; 81,940 lines
>>>> changed)  Top 5 Apache Project Repositories by Commits - Hadoop -
>>>> HBase - Beam - Camel - Flink  Top 5 Apache Project Repositories by
>>>> Size (Lines of Code) - OpenOffice (7,822,699) - NetBeans (7,741,506)
>>>> - Flex (whiteboard: 5,233,722; SDK 3,933,522) - Mynewt
>>>> (documentation: 4,381.072) - Hadoop (3,881,797)  "If it didn't happen
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>>>> on 505,793 topics  Top 5 most active Apache user@ mailing lists -
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>>>> Contributor License Agreements and Software Grants —
>>>> https://www.apache.org/licenses/  We welcomed an average of 387 new
>>>> code contributors and 1,250 new people filing issues each month.
>>>> Individuals who are granted write access to the Apache repositories
>>>> must submit an Individual Contributor License Agreement (ICLA).
>>>> Corporations that have assigned employees to work on Apache projects
>>>> as part of an employment agreement may sign a Corporate CLA (CCLA)
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>>>> Individuals or corporations donating a body of existing software or
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>>>> Together, our Members, Committers, contributors, users, supporters,
>>>> and sponsors continue to build on our mission of providing Open
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