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NLPCraft

17 Mar 2021

Report was filed, but display is awaiting the approval of the Board minutes.

18 Nov 2020

A Java API for NLU applications

NLPCraft has been incubating since 2020-02-13.

### Three most important unfinished issues to address before graduating:

 1. Community growth both developer and users.
 2.
 3.

### Are there any issues that the IPMC or ASF Board need to be aware of?
 None.

### How has the community developed since the last report?
 No changes.

### How has the project developed since the last report?
 Project has significant progress in terms of developing its roadmap.

### How would you assess the podling's maturity?
 - [X] Initial setup
 - [X] Working towards first release
 - [X] Community building
 - [ ] Nearing graduation
 - [ ] Other:

### Date of last release:
 2020-10-29

### When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
 2020-05-24

### Have your mentors been helpful and responsive?
 no issues to report.

### Is the PPMC managing the podling's brand / trademarks?
 no issues to report.

### Signed-off-by:

 - [ ] (nlpcraft) Roman Shaposhnik
    Comments:
 - [X] (nlpcraft) Furkan Kamaci
    Comments:
 - [ ] (nlpcraft) Evans Ye
    Comments:
 - [ ] (nlpcraft) Paul King
    Comments:
 - [ ] (nlpcraft) Konstantin I Boudnik
    Comments:

### IPMC/Shepherd notes:
 Dave Fisher - the report is somewhat sparse, but I know the project is
 active

16 Sep 2020

A Java API for NLU applications

NLPCraft has been incubating since 2020-02-13.

### Three most important unfinished issues to address before graduating:
 This list is unchaged from the previous report:
 1.Stable release process for all sub-projects involved.
 2.Community growth.

### Are there any issues that the IPMC or ASF Board need to be aware of?
 None.

### How has the community developed since the last report?
 We have 1 new community member.

### How has the project developed since the last report?
 We are still in the midst of development of 0.7.0 release that should
 address all remaining licensing issues.

### How would you assess the podling's maturity?
 Please feel free to add your own commentary.

 - [X] Initial setup
 - [X] Working towards first release
 - [X] Community building
 - [ ] Nearing graduation
 - [ ] Other:

### Date of last release:
 2020-07-19

### When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
 2020-05-24

### Have your mentors been helpful and responsive?
 Yes, no issues to report.

### Is the PPMC managing the podling's brand / trademarks?
 Yes, no issues to report.

### Signed-off-by:

 - [ ] (nlpcraft) Roman Shaposhnik
    Comments:
 - [ ] (nlpcraft) Furkan Kamaci
    Comments:
 - [ ] (nlpcraft) Evans Ye
    Comments:
 - [X] (nlpcraft) Paul King
    Comments:
 - [ ] (nlpcraft) Konstantin I Boudnik
    Comments:

### IPMC/Shepherd notes:

17 Jun 2020

A Java API for NLU applications

NLPCraft has been incubating since 2020-02-13.

### Three most important unfinished issues to address before graduating:

 1. Stable release process for all sub-projects involved.
 2. Community growth.

### Are there any issues that the IPMC or ASF Board need to be aware of?
 None.

### How has the community developed since the last report?
 We've got a new committer joined the project:
 - Gleb Ifropc

### How has the project developed since the last report?
 - Working through release process for the Java Client sub-project.
 - In release vote for the NLPCraft 0.6.0 that contains number of
 improvement and new features.
 - Significant updates to the documentation on https://nlpcraft.apache.org

### How would you assess the podling's maturity?
 Please feel free to add your own commentary.

 - [X] Initial setup
 - [X] Working towards first release
 - [X] Community building
 - [ ] Nearing graduation
 - [ ] Other:

### Date of last release:
 2020-04-29

### When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
 2020-05-24

### Have your mentors been helpful and responsive?
 Core group of mentors is active and involved.

### Is the PPMC managing the podling's brand / trademarks?
 No issues.

### Signed-off-by:

 - [X] (nlpcraft) Furkan Kamaci
    Comments:
 - [ ] (nlpcraft) Evans Ye
    Comments:
 - [X] (nlpcraft) Paul King
    Comments:
 - [X] (nlpcraft) David Fisher
    Comments:  A good start with discussions occurring on the dev list.
 - [X] (nlpcraft) Konstantin I Boudnik
    Comments:

### IPMC/Shepherd notes:

20 May 2020

Apache NLPCraft is an open source library for adding natural language
Interface to any applications.
NLPCraft has been incubating since 2020-02-13.

### Three most important unfinished issues to address before graduating:

 1. Developer and eventually user community growth. Project is in its
 infancy so there's a long road ahead on this front.
 2. Establish the timely release cadence on three main project (nlpcraft,
 java-client, nlpcraft-web).
 3. Fully converting development process into Apache Way.

### Are there any issues that the IPMC or ASF Board need to be aware of?
 None.

### How has the community developed since the last report?
 Not changed since the last report. Project has released its first
 official
 ASF release and the website on April 29, 2020. We are expecting this to
 help in community growth.

### How has the project developed since the last report?
 Project has releases its first official ASF release and the website on
 April 29, 2020.

### How would you assess the podling's maturity?
 Please feel free to add your own commentary.

 - [X] Initial setup
 - [X] Working towards first release
 - [X] Community building
 - [ ] Nearing graduation
 - [ ] Other:

### Date of last release:
 Apache NLPCraft v0.5.0 on 2020-04-29

### When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
 No new committers have been added since project incubation on 2020-02-13.

### Have your mentors been helpful and responsive?
 Mentors have been helpful and responsive. However, some of the mentors
 don't participate at all. It hasn't affected the project in a material
 way since the participated mentors have been active and helpful.

### Is the PPMC managing the podling's brand / trademarks?
 No trademark/branding issues at this point.

### Signed-off-by:

 - [ ] (nlpcraft) Roman Shaposhnik
    Comments:
 - [X] (nlpcraft) Furkan Kamaci
    Comments: Project is going well even it is a new incubator project
    from my perspective as a mentor.
 - [X] (nlpcraft) Evans Ye
    Comments:
 - [X] (nlpcraft) Paul King
    Comments:
 - [X] (nlpcraft) David Fisher
    Comments:
 - [X] (nlpcraft) Konstantin I Boudnik
    Comments: Project has quickly jumped on the first release and did it
    pretty much right from the get go!

### IPMC/Shepherd notes:

15 Apr 2020

A Java API to convert natural language into actions.

NLPCraft has been incubating since 2020-02-13.

### Three most important unfinished issues to address before graduating:
 1. Finish migration to Apache process. DONE
 2. Grow an active and healthy community around Apache NLPCraft product.
 ONGOING
 3. Have a stable release schedule and 3 successful product releases.
 ONGOING

### Are there any issues that the IPMC or ASF Board need to be aware of?

 No open issues to make IPMC/ASF board aware of.

### How has the community developed since the last report?

 No community development as we are in the midst of infra migration trying
 to get the 1st ASF release out.

### How has the project developed since the last report?

In the first 30 days the project has developed in the following ways:
 - Project infra bootstrap is complete.
 - All three repos have been migrated to ASF infra.
 - GitHub Issues have been migrated to ASF JIRA.
 - All ICLAs have been filed.
 - All new committers accounts are created
 - All code migration is completed & all work on the project is happening
   on ASF infra & using ASF way.
 - NLPCraft 0.5.0 release voting is underway.

### How would you assess the podling's maturity?
 - [ ] Initial setup
 - [X] Working towards first release
 - [ ] Community building
 - [ ] Nearing graduation
 - [ ] Other:

### Date of last release:

 N/A

### When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?

 2020-02-13

### Have your mentors been helpful and responsive?

 Yes, mentors have been responsive and helpful as usual

### Signed-off-by:

 - [X] (wave) Dave Fisher
   Comments:
 - [X] (evansye) Evans Ye
   Comments:
 - [X] (kamaci) Furkan Kamaci
   Comments:
 - [X] (cos) Konstantin I Boudnik
   Comments:
 - [X] (paulk) Paul King
   Comments:
 - [ ] (rvs) Roman Shaposhnik