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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DRAFT][REPORT] Status report for the Apache Commons Project December 2013
Date Mon, 09 Dec 2013 18:54:25 GMT
On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 1:44 PM, Benedikt Ritter <beneritter@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi Gary,
>
> Nice report, thanks for the work. Two things that may be worth mentioning:
>
> - IRC channel has been set up on freenode - currently low activity there
> - discussion about the StackOverflow open source adverts, and that we are
> currently unsure whether we are allowed to use the commons logo.
>
> In addition to csv and imaging, lang is close to the next release (which
> will be 3.2), and BeanUtils 1.9.0 RC 1 is currently being reviewed.
>

Duly noted, thank you.

Gary


>
> Regards,
> Benedikt
>
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>
> > Am 09.12.2013 um 16:48 schrieb Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com>:
> >
> > Hi All:
> >
> > Please let me know if you have any feedback or corrections ASAP.
> >
> > Thank you,
> > Gary
> > --
> > Status report for the Apache Commons Project December 2013
> >
> >
> > The Commons is an Apache project focused on all aspects of reusable Java
> > components.
> >
> >
> > Apache Commons components are widely used in many projects, both within
> > Apache and without.
> >
> >
> > There are no issues that require board attention at this time.
> >
> >
> > Overall project health is good with six releases this period, including
> the
> > long anticipated [pool] 2.0 and [collections] 4.0. The [csv] component is
> > still inching towards 1.0 releases and [imaging] is very close to 1.0 as
> > well.
> >
> >
> > Releases:
> >
> >  - Apache Commons JCI 1.1 on 2013-10-14
> >  - Apache Commons Email 1.3.2 on 2013-10-23
> >  - Apache Commons Compress 1.6 on 2013-10-26
> >  - Apache Commons Configuration 1.10 2013-10-27
> >  - Apache Commons Pool 2.0 on 2013-11-11
> >  - Apache Commons Collection 4.0 on 2013-11-24
> >
> > The mailing list and JIRA activity is good, most support issues get
> timely
> > replies, and development discussions are positive. One of the recurring
> > topics is migration from Subversion to Git, the current plan is to try
> this
> > with one component, [cli]. Another discussion is how to reflect component
> > liveliness into the site and what to do with mostly inactive components.
> To
> > this end, the main page lists the version and latest release date for
> each
> > component. Another recurring theme is when and how to update the dated
> look
> > and feel of the site; the current thinking here is to use the Fluido
> skin.
> > A perennial concern is how to attract new developers, one proposal is to
> > better integrate our processes with git and GitHub.
> >
> >
> > The following new committers have joined us:
> >
> >
> >  - Ate Douma (ate) on 2013-10-14
> >  - Woonsan Ko (woon_san) on 2013-10-14
> >
> > There are no new PMC members.
> >
> >
> > The PMC changed its chair from Luc Maisonobe to Gary Gregory. The Commons
> > community is grateful for Luc’s service.
> >
> >
> > Gary
> >
> > --
> > E-Mail: garydgregory@gmail.com | ggregory@apache.org
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