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From Adrian Cole <adr...@jclouds.org>
Subject Re: February board report
Date Wed, 02 Feb 2011 07:00:11 GMT
yeah +1 on this idea.

Tom, you've grown a diverse community with users and contributions coming
from different legal entities. Good job!

-a

On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 9:59 PM, Lars George <lars.george@gmail.com> wrote:

> I think has that already and then some. Given the background of the
> committers and their involvement in various other ASF projects I think Whirr
> to be very mature and well positioned.
>
>
> On Feb 2, 2011, at 6:28, Tom White <tom.e.white@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 1:34 PM, Patrick Hunt <phunt@cloudera.com> wrote:
> >> +1 Looks great to me.
> >>
> >> Question - at what point is whirr ready to graduate? Seems community
> >> growth is our last remaining graduation issue, any insight into at
> >> what point we're large enough?
> >
> > I think it's more about diversity than size. This page on the
> > incubator website has some useful information on this topic:
> > http://incubator.apache.org/guides/graduation.html#community.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Tom
> >
> >>
> >> Patrick
> >>
> >> On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 11:52 AM, Tom White <tom.e.white@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>> I've added the following report to the wiki at
> >>> http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/February2011. Please let me know if
> >>> there are any changes that you'd like to see - have I missed anything?
> >>> The report is due by 9 February.
> >>>
> >>> Thanks,
> >>> Tom
> >>>
> >>> ----
> >>>
> >>> Whirr is a library for running services in the cloud.
> >>>
> >>> Whirr was accepted into the incubator on 11 May 2010. Status
> >>> information is available at
> >>> http://incubator.apache.org/projects/whirr.html.
> >>>
> >>> Progress since the last report (November 2010): We have made the third
> >>> incubator release (0.3.0-incubating). We continue to get contributions
> >>> from outside the initial committer base, and have added two committers
> >>> (Andrei Savu and Lars George). Whirr is being covered at meetups (e.g.
> >>> at the jclouds meetup in January). We have added a new service (HBase)
> >>> bringing the number of supported services to four: Hadoop, HBase,
> >>> Cassandra, ZooKeeper.
> >>>
> >>> Plans for the next period:
> >>> * Encourage community growth.
> >>> * Do a fourth release.
> >>> * Enhance the existing services, and add more services and cloud
> providers.
> >>>
> >>> Top three items to resolve before graduation:
> >>> * Increase community involvement in the project
> >>> * Make several incubating releases (Done)
> >>> * Support at least three services on Whirr (Done)
> >>>
> >>
>

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