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From Furkan KAMACI <furkankam...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Trying to understand the level of activity in Stanbol community
Date Sat, 24 Nov 2018 20:40:14 GMT
Hi,

I've just created STANBOL-1473, STANBOL-1474, STANBOL-1475 and STANBOL-1476
and created PRs for them!

Kind Regards,
Furkan KAMACI

On Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 5:39 PM Furkan KAMACI <furkankamaci@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Rafa & Roman,
>
> I've already contributed to Apache Stanbol with my 15 issues. You can
> check them from here:
>
>
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/issues/?jql=project%20%3D%20Stanbol%20AND%20reporter%20%3D%20kamaci%20
>
> @Rafa I'll check backlog and also file new issues to keep my contribution.
>
> @Roman I believe that Apache Stanbol has a great future and I'll try to
> contribute its source code and improve its community as much as I can.
>
> Kind Regards,
> Furkan KAMACI
>
> On Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 5:37 AM Roman Shaposhnik <rvs@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> Hi Everyone,
>>
>> top-posting here to summarize a month worth of this thread:
>>   1. it sounds like there's still interest in keeping Stanbol alive
>>   2. it sounds like at least Phillip Rhodes, Dileepa Jayakody and
>>       Rafa Haro are enthusiastic enough about Stanbol's future
>>       and are willing to invest some amount of their time into it.
>>
>> Hence, I'd like to propose that we start a formal PMC vote on adding
>> these
>> individuals to the PMC in the hope that this will help to revitalize the
>> project.
>>
>> If there are no objections -- I'm going to start a PMC vote thread over
>> the
>> weekend.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Roman.
>>
>> On 2018/10/25 02:50:03, Phillip Rhodes <motley.crue.fan@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Hey guys, I'm definitely still very interested in Stanbol and would
>> > like to see it remain an active project here at ASF.  I haven't had
>> > much opportunity to contribute up to this point, but I remain
>> > committed to getting more deeply involved and starting to contribute.
>> > It's hard to commit to a specific level or a specific timeline, but I
>> > can say that my plan is definitely to try and get equipped to start
>> > contributing to Stanbol.
>> >
>> >
>> > Phil
>> > ~~~
>> > This message optimized for indexing by NSA PRISM
>> >
>> > On Thu, Oct 18, 2018 at 5:48 AM Dileepa Jayakody
>> > <dileepajayakody@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > >
>> > > Hi Roman, Rafa and fellow Stanbolers.
>> > >
>> > > I'm Dileepa Jayakody, a committer of Apache Stanbol project since
>> 2014.
>> > > While I was engaging in the dev list and development of the project
>> for
>> > > couple of years, due to other engagements, I must admit my
>> contributions
>> > > have been very low since.
>> > >
>> > > However, I think there is a lot we can do to revive the project.
>> > > Looking at the Jira tracker[1] I think we can start by fixing the
>> bugs and
>> > > work towards a new release. Would love to see Stanbol active again,
>> and see
>> > > the senior developers back on the list :)
>> > >
>> > > I will start to engage again as much as possible.
>> > >
>> > > Thanks,
>> > > Dileepa
>> > >
>> > > [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/projects/STANBOL/summary
>> > >
>> > > On Thu, Oct 18, 2018 at 1:15 PM Rafa Haro <rharo@apache.org> wrote:
>> > >
>> > > > Hi Roman,
>> > > >
>> > > > I'm Rafa Haro, current PMC member of Apache Stanbol. I think we have
>> > > > discussed this situation a couple of times in the past few months.
>> There
>> > > > were a similar inquiry recently and back then, at least 3 "active"
>> > > > (including me) PMC members responded with similar answers: we would
>> be
>> > > > somehow available for bug fixing, attend the mailing lists and so
>> on but,
>> > > > because of lack of time, further contributions like working on the
>> backlog,
>> > > > community development....had to be eventually abandoned. I think
>> this
>> > > > situation is extensible to most of current committers. Within the
>> same
>> > > > threads, there were Stanbol's users that were interesting in taking
>> the
>> > > > project out of this "blockage" but the reality is that this
>> situation has
>> > > > remained the same for months and the activity at the mailing lists
>> is
>> > > > minimum. So maybe yeah, probably it is a shame and maybe it is time
>> to
>> > > > archive the project.
>> > > >
>> > > > I'm not sure which are the implications of putting the project into
>> the
>> > > > Attic from the organisation point of view, but in my honest opinion
>> it is
>> > > > that or, somehow, I don't know exactly how, try to find or extend
>> the
>> > > > community with new members interested in further improvements and
>> uses
>> > > > cases around Stanbol that could lead to resurrect the project.
>> > > >
>> > > > Warm regards from Seville
>> > > >
>> > > > On Thu, Oct 18, 2018 at 3:15 AM Roman Shaposhnik <rvs@apache.org>
>> wrote:
>> > > >
>> > > > > On Sun, Oct 7, 2018 at 9:47 AM Roman Shaposhnik <rvs@apache.org>
>> wrote:
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > Hi!
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > a few months ago Shane Curcuru started this discussion
>> > > > > > around the level of PMC activity in the project:
>> > > > > >
>> > > > >
>> > > >
>> https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/7f85aecc5180b85d888cf63a8136521739e5e1ee74ae167abd3ab9ff@%3Cdev.stanbol.apache.org%3E
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > at the time it seemed like the consensus was: there's
>> > > > > > enough folks interested in at least overseeing mechanics
>> > > > > > of the PMC. However if a few months since it would seem
>> > > > > > that we're back to where Shane's discussion started.
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > Now, this is, of course, based on my cursory review of mailing
>> > > > > > list and JIRA activity, but it seems that out of the current
22
>> PMC
>> > > > > > members only one or two are active (and I don't mean writing
>> > > > > > code active, but at least supporting "mechanics" of the
PMC):
>> > > > > >    http://people.apache.org/phonebook.html?pmc=stanbol
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > I'm wondering, perhaps, if it would benefit the project
to
>> consider
>> > > > > > expanding the PMC to include the other 4 committers and/or
>> > > > > > some of the project's active users.
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > Thoughts?
>> > > > >
>> > > > > Hi Again!
>> > > > >
>> > > > > it seems that there hasn't been much of a feedback on this thread
>> so
>> > > > > I'm expanding it to users@ as well.
>> > > > >
>> > > > > The concern here is that unless the community comes up with at
>> least 3
>> > > > > reasonably active PMC
>> > > > > members to make sure that the project can continue it may be
end
>> up
>> > > > > "archived" into Apache Attic.
>> > > > >
>> > > > > Now, these PMC members do NOT have to be existing PMC members,
if
>> > > > > there's enough enthusiastic
>> > > > > folks in the user community we can definitely look into
>> "rebooting"
>> > > > > the PMC that way.
>> > > > >
>> > > > > If anybody is interested in making sure that Stanbol continues
as
>> an
>> > > > > active Apache project -- please
>> > > > > reply to this thread.
>> > > > >
>> > > > > Thanks,
>> > > > > Roman.
>> > > > >
>> > > >
>> >
>>
>

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