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From Ellison Anne Williams <eawilli...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Draft Podling Report
Date Tue, 28 Feb 2017 13:06:19 GMT
Any other feedback for the report? It's due tomorrow... Thanks!

On Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 10:15 AM, Jacob Wilder <
jacobwilder.opensource@gmail.com> wrote:

> I’m in the same boat as Walter—my duties at work have taken up a greater
> portion of my time and I haven’t had the time to contribute to Pirk.
>
> On 2/27/17, 08:12, "Walter Ray-Dulany" <raydulany@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>     Sorry, I've been busy with work, and everything else has fallen off of
> my
>     plate.
>
>     I don't have time to be involved for the foreseeable future.
>
>     Walter
>
>     On Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 9:33 PM, Josh Elser <elserj@apache.org> wrote:
>
>     > Just wanted to clarify: the Attic is not the right phrasing for
> podlings.
>     > Pirk would just retire from incubation. The following doc sums this
> up.
>     >
>     > https://incubator.apache.org/guides/retirement.html
>     >
>     > Ellison Anne, I appreciate your candor in this situation. I am also
> rather
>     > surprised at the radio silence from those who were previously active
> in
>     > Pirk. Tracy, Christopher, Walter, and Jacob: comments or opinions?
>     >
>     > I would also be curious in hearing what Suneel and Tim have to say
> (with
>     > the previous DISCUSS in mind).
>     >
>     >
>     > Ellison Anne Williams wrote:
>     >
>     >> Hi Guys,
>     >>
>     >> As per the recent discussion on the mailing list, it seems that it
> may be
>     >> best to put Pirk in the attic for a while. For varying reasons, the
>     >> previous active contributors don't seem to be able to devote serious
>     >> cycles
>     >> to Pirk right now and the Pirk community has not been growing. I
> have
>     >> drafted the podling report below as such - please let me know if
> think
>     >> otherwise. The podling report is due on Wednesday, March 1.
>     >>
>     >> Thanks-
>     >>
>     >> Ellison Anne
>     >>
>     >> PirkPirk is a framework for scalable Private Information Retrieval
>     >> (PIR).Pirk has been incubating since 2016-06-17. The initial code
> for
>     >> Pirk wasgranted on 2016-07-11.Three most important issues to address
>     >> in the move towards graduation:  1. Grow the community to establish
>     >> diversity of background and expertise.  2. Establish a formal
> release
>     >> process and schedule, allowing for dependable     release cycles in
> a
>     >> manner consistent with the Apache development     process.  3. Add
> to
>     >> and improve the Pirk user documentation and examples both on the
>     >> website and in the codebaseAny issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC)
> or
>     >> ASF Board wish/need to beaware of?  Yes. The Pirk community
>     >> participation and growth has stalled over the last few months.
>     >> Recently, there has been discussion on the mailing list about
> retiring
>     >> Pirk (putting it in the attic) for right now.How has the community
>     >> developed since the last report?  The Pirk community has not
> developed
>     >> since the last report - there have been no new contributors or
>     >> committers added.How has the project developed since the last
> report?
>     >> The Pirk project has stalled - the existing community has not been
>     >> active nor has the community grown.Date of last release:  October 9,
>     >> 2016When were the last committers or PMC members elected?  Pirk
>     >> elected two new committers (Tim Ellison and Suneel Marthi, both
>     >> mentors) on August 18, 2016.
>     >>
>     >>
>
>
>
>

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