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From Ate Douma <...@douma.nu>
Subject Re: [discuss] Retire Apache Streams?
Date Sun, 18 Sep 2016 21:23:08 GMT
Since nobody responded on my question since more than a week,
I think it is reasonable to conclude there is nobody really
interested any more to try continue the effort here.

I'll therefore start a final VOTE for retiring Apache Streams to the attic.

Regards, Ate

On 2016-09-09 18:21, Ate Douma wrote:
> Hi Streams community,
>
> With my mentor hat on, I need to raise the question if there is a realistic
> future for Apache Streams at the ASF.
>
> While I think the project provides some solid features, the activity has
> dwindled down to practically zero. And definitely so for community involvement.
>
> Steve did a really good job and attempt to raise more interest during the
> last ApacheCon in Vancouver, and there was quite some positive feedback.
> However, since then, nothing really changed.
>
> And as the lifeline for Apache projects really only is and can be provided
> by an active community, without that, I conclude that for Streams the ASF
> probably is not the right place to grow and thrive.
>
> However, there might be silent followers on this list, already happily using
> the code, or otherwise being interested in its success.
> If that is the case, and if they are willing to come forward and put active
> effort in helping Apache Streams as a project move forward towards graduation,
> then maybe we should give it a last shot at trying so.
>
> So I'm calling out to such silent followers to speak up now!
>
> Otherwise I suggest to call a final vote for retirement soon before the
> next incubator board report (in 3 months time).
>
> Kind regards,
> Ate


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