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From Furkan KAMACI <furkankam...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Trying to understand the level of activity in Stanbol community
Date Thu, 29 Nov 2018 16:48:15 GMT
Hi Rafa,

Did you have a chance to check my PRs?

Kind Regards,
Furkan KAMACI

On Mon, Nov 26, 2018 at 11:51 AM Rafa Haro <rharo@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi Furkan,
>
> Thanks! I will take a look ASAP in order to get them merged
>
> Cheers,
> Rafa
>
> On Sat, Nov 24, 2018 at 9:40 PM Furkan KAMACI <furkankamaci@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > 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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