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From Rafa Haro <rh...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Trying to understand the level of activity in Stanbol community
Date Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:51:16 GMT
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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