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This was extracted (@ 2020-10-21 20:10) from a list of minutes which have been approved by the Board.
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Royale

16 Sep 2020 [Piotr Zarzycki / Niclas]

## Description:
Apache Royale is a new implementation of the principles of Apache Flex,
designed for JavaScript instead of Adobe Flash/AIR runtimes. Apache Royale
improves developer productivity in creating applications to run wherever
JavaScript runs, including on browsers as well as in Apache Cordova
applications, Node, etc.

## Issues:
There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## Releases:
Apache Royale 0.9.4 was released on November 14 2018
Apache Royale 0.9.6 was released on October 1 2019
Apache Royale 0.9.7 was released on May 13 2020

## Membership Data:
Apache Royale was founded 2017-09-20 (3 years ago)
There are currently 18 committers and 14 PMC members in this project.
The Committer-to-PMC ratio is 9:7.

Community changes, past quarter:
- No new PMC members. Last addition was Greg Dove on 2019-10-29.
- Christofer Dutz was added as committer on 2020-09-04
- Raúl Núñez was added as committer on 2020-06-26

## Project Activity:
- We have done more work on stability over recent months, particularly for the
 Jewel UI set, which we see more users adopting. We have continued expanding
 documentation to cover all classes and components for Jewel.
- Release of the next version of SDK is on hold pending the release master
 having available time.
- We had a lot of activity on social networks, sharing what is happening in
 Apache Royale as we progress in the project. We think it is important to do
 this so people outside the project and not following it on a daily basis can
 get a notion of how we are doing. The numbers are:
  - Our Twitter account has 677 (previously 661) followers.
  - Our Facebook page has 162 (previously 147) likes.
  - Our LinkedIn Group has 140 (previously 131) people. Our StackOVerFlow
    "apache-royale" tag currently has 56 (previously 50) questions.
- We recently added a Slack channel, "royale", in the-asf.slack.com workspace
 as an experiment to support real-time collaboration.
## Community Health:
- We have been working intensively with several users who want to port
 existing applications from Flex to Apache Royale.

17 Jun 2020 [Piotr Zarzycki / Shane]

## Description:
Apache Royale is a new implementation of the principles of Apache Flex,
designed for JavaScript instead of Adobe Flash/AIR runtimes. Apache Royale
improves developer productivity in creating applications to run wherever
JavaScript runs, including on browsers as well as in Apache Cordova
applications, Node, etc.

## Issues:
1. One of our PMC member notified us that he is no longer paid for a full time
  work on our project. It may have significant impact on our progress.
2. Disagreement between two PMC members which involved a contributor who is
  not yet a committer broke down communication and personal accusations were
  made.

## Releases:
Apache Royale 0.9.7 was released on May 13 2020

## Membership Data:
No new PMCs nor committers in the most recent quarter. We are discussing
adding someone as a committer.

## Project Activity:
- We have started long discussion about changing the release process. The
 resulting release process should be easier, letting us create new releases
 more frequently.
- Two PMC members started the current release process in order to understand
 it better and have better insight into potential changes.

- Discussion about merging three repositories into one has been started on the
 list.

- We are still investing a lot of time in supporting users who want to port
 existing applications from Flex to Apache Royale.

- Emulation of Flex components has been significantly improved. Developers can
 use emulation with success for porting most of their existing MX components
 and some Spark components.

## Community Health:
- We had a lot of activity on social networks, sharing what is happening in
 Apache Royale as we progress in the project. We think it is important to do
 this so people outside the project and not following it on a daily basis can
 get a notion of how we are doing. The numbers are:

- Our Twitter account has 661 (previously 643) followers.
- Our Facebook page has 147 (previously 144) likes.
- Our LinkedIn Group has 131 (previously 129) people.
- Our StackOVerFlow "apache-royale" tag currently has 50 (previously 44)
 questions.
- We recently added a Slack channel, "royale", in the-asf.slack.com workspace
 as an experiment to support real-time collaboration.

18 Mar 2020 [Piotr Zarzycki / Dave]

## Description:
Apache Royale is a new implementation of the principles of Apache Flex,
designed for JavaScript instead of Adobe Flash/AIR runtimes. Apache Royale
improves developer productivity in creating applications to run wherever
JavaScript runs, including on browsers as well as in Apache Cordova
applications, Node, etc.

## Issues:
There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## Releases:
- Apache Royale 0.9.2 was released on March 16 2018.
- Apache Royale 0.9.4 was released on November 14 2018.
- Apache Royale 0.9.6 was released on October 1 2019

## Membership Data:
- Greg Dove was added as a new PMC member on October, 2019.

## Project Activity:
- We are still investing a lot of time in supporting users who wanted to port
 their applications from Flex to Apache Royale.
- Emulation of Flex components has been significantly improved. Developers can
 use emulation with success for porting most of their existing MX components
 and some Spark components.
- We have made significant refactoring towards better modularization of item
 renderers.
- Filled a gap in the Jewel UI set by adding ButtonBar and DataGrid.
- Added Jewel VirtualList and VirtualComboBox to improve performance managing
 large collections of data.
- Jewel Button got new "Outlined" and "Unboxed" styles.
- Jewel got theme switch feature, implemented in Tour De Jewel example, to
 change themes at runtime.
- Lots of improvements in Jewel UI Set (including resizing, themes, and
 disabling)
- Added Routing infrastructure classes to allow "routing" or "deep linking" on
 SPA applications.
- Added AMFLocalStorage to allow storing data on the user's machine with AMF
 encoding, removing the need to encode/decode to/from JSON.
- Royale compiler gets an improvement in data binding area.
- Royale Docs continues to be improved as the project develops.
- Royale Docs for Crux were added.
- We created two TodoMVC examples (from (todomvc.com)[http://www.todomvc.com]
 website), one using Jewel UI set and the other adding the Crux IoC
 framework). This example shows MVC good practices in Royale and many
 features like IoC, DI, Event Handling, Data Binding, Jewel Theme
 Customization, Routing and LocalStorage (with AMF).

## Community Health:
We think it is important to do this so people outside the project and not
following it on a daily basis can get a notion of how we are doing. The
numbers are:
   - Our Twitter account has 643 (previously 610) followers.
   - Our Facebook page has 147 (previously 144) likes.
   - Our LinkedIn Group has 131 (previously 129) people.
   - Our StackOVerFlow "apache-royale" tag currently has 44 (previously 43)
     questions.
- We recently added a Slack channel, "royale", in the-asf.slack.com workspace
 as an experiment to support real-time collaboration.

- users@royale.apache.org:
   - 79 subscribers (up 1 in the last 3 months)
   - 1% increase in traffic in the past quarter (358 emails compared to 351)

- dev@royale.apache.org:
   - 79 subscribers (no increase in the last 3 months)
   - 11% increase in traffic in the past quarter (1603 emails compared to
     1444)

18 Dec 2019 [Piotr Zarzycki / Ted]

## Description:
Apache Royale is a new implementation of the principles of Apache Flex,
designed for JavaScript instead of Adobe Flash/AIR runtimes. Apache Royale
improves developer productivity in creating applications to run wherever
JavaScript runs, including on browsers as well as in Apache Cordova
applications, Node, etc.

## Issues:
There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## RELEASES:
- Apache Royale 0.9.2 was released on March 16 2018.
- Apache Royale 0.9.4 was released on November 14 2018.
- Apache Royale 0.9.6 was released on October 1 2019

## Membership Data:
Apache Royale was founded 2017-09-20 (2 years ago)
There are currently 16 committers and 14 PMC members in this project.
The Committer-to-PMC ratio is 8:7.

Community changes, past quarter:
- Andrew Wetmore was added to the PMC on 2019-09-16
- Greg Dove was added to the PMC on 2019-10-29
- No new committers. Last addition was Greg Dove on 2018-10-28.

## Project Activity:
- We have invested a lot of time in helping users who are trying to port their
  application from Flex to Royale. There is also increased activity and
  questions from new users about porting Flex applications to Royale.
- The team made good progress in emulation of Flex components and improvements
  to MX and Spark Flex component sets.
- We have seen great progress in performance improvements for one of the
  modules.
- Important components that the developer community needs, such as ButtonBar
  and DataGrid, are under development for the Jewel UI Set.
- Royale members have contributed many improvements in the Compiler.
- We have greatly simplified the release process, and successfully tested the
  changes with the 0.9.6 release, but we continue to try to streamline the
  process of build and release so we can gain more traction withnew users.
- Royale Docs continues to be improved as the project is developed.
- We had a lot of activity on social networks, sharing what is happening in
  Apache Royale as we progress in the project. We think it is important to do
  this so people outside the project and not following it on a daily basis can
  get a notion of how we are doing. The numbers are:
    - Our Twitter account has 610 (590 at the time of the last Board report)
      followers.
    - Our Facebook page has 144 (previously 130) likes.
    - Our LinkedIn Group has 129 (previously 126) people.
    - Our StackOVerFlow "apache-royale" tag currently has 43 questions.
- We recently added a Slack channel, "royale", in the-asf.slack.com workspace
  as an experiment.

## Community Health:
 User-lists continue to grow:

 - users@royale.apache.org:
    - 78 subscribers (up 5 in the last 3 months)
    - 1116 emails sent in the past 3 months (317 in the previous cycle)

 - dev@royale.apache.org:
    - 79 subscribers (up 5 in the last 3 months)
    - 1451 emails sent in the past 3 months (1287 in the previous cycle)

18 Sep 2019 [Piotr Zarzycki / Craig]

## Description:
Apache Royale is a new implementation of the principles of Apache Flex,
designed for JavaScript instead of Adobe Flash/AIR runtimes. Apache Royale
improves developer productivity in creating applications to run wherever
JavaScript runs, including on browsers as well as in Apache Cordova
applications, Node, etc.

## Issues:
There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## Releases:
Apache Royale 0.9.2 was released on March 16 2018.
Apache Royale 0.9.4 was released on November 14 2018.

## Membership Data:
Community changes, past quarter:
- No new PMC members. Last addition was Alex Harui on 2017-09-20.
- No new committers. Last addition was Greg Dove on 2018-10-28.

- A committer was voted in as a new PMC member on 9/11. The board has been
 notified.

## Project Activity:
- No releases this quarter; We have created 0.9.6 RC1
- A lot of time has been invested in obtaining more robust processes and
 eliminating errors in the compiler.
- There are some activities and questions from users in area of porting Flex
 applications to Royale. We have created special page where individuals and
 companies who can help with port are listed.
- Great progress in documentation front:
  - Added lots of new docs and relationships with our Reference doc and blog
    examples, that should help users.
  - Added search capabilities thanks to Algolia DocSearch.
- Great progress in simplify the release process so others can take the RM
 role more easily.
- Now we have presence in StackOverflow since end of April under
 "apache-royale" tag
- We had a lot of activity on social networks, sharing what is happening in
 Apache Royale as we progress in the project. We think it is important to do
 this so people outside the project and not following in a daily basis can
 get a notion of how we are doing. The numbers are:
  - Our Twitter account has gained 590 (previous 549) followers since we
    opened it.
  - Our Facebook page has 130 (previously 127) likes.
  - Our LinkedIn Group has 126 (previously 125) people.

## Community Health:
- Users list:
 - 73 subscribers (down 3 in the last 3 months)
 - 118 emails sent in the past 3 months (348 in the previous cycle)
- Dev list:
 - 76 subscribers (down 4 in the last 3 months)
 - 1394 emails sent in the past 3 months (1457 in the previous cycle)

@Myrle: follow up about build server breach

19 Jun 2019 [Piotr Zarzycki / Craig]

## DESCRIPTION
Apache Royale is a new implementation of the principles of Apache Flex,
designed for JavaScript instead of Adobe Flash/AIR runtimes.

Apache Royale improves developer productivity in creating applications to run
wherever JavaScript runs, including on browsers as well as in Apache Cordova
applications, Node, etc.

## ISSUES
There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## RELEASES
- Apache Royale 0.9.2 was released on March 16 2018.
- Apache Royale 0.9.4 was released on November 14 2018.

## ACTIVITY
- One of the PMC member propose after release 0.9.6 mark Apache Royale as 1.0.
  In the results one of the user made financial open proposition on Dev list
  to made faster progress in that matter.

- No releases this quarter; however, we are closer to the release point. There
  is still ongoing work on less complicated release process.

- Lots of improvements to component set Jewel.

- One committer created feature called Vector - an array whose elements all
  have the same data type - his work is on separate branch and it is under
  wide discussion about merging it to develop.

- We had a lot of activity on social networks, sharing what is happening in
  Apache Royale as we progress in the project. We think it is important to do
  this so people outside the project and not following in a daily basis can
  get a notion of how we are doing. The numbers are:

    - Our Twitter account has gained 549 (previous 507) followers since we
      opened it.
    - Our Facebook page has 127 (previously 116) likes.
    - Our LinkedIn Group has 125 (previously 122) people.

- One of the user stated that he has started migrate portion of his large
  desktop application to Apache Royale in order to investigate possibility of
  porting whole application.

- One new user trough pull requests has been made some improvements to Royale
  documentation.

## COMMUNITY
- No new PMC Members yet, however we have started vote for one candidate.

## Mailing list activity:
 User-lists continue to grow. Fewer emails to read, but still a lot of emails.

 - users@royale.apache.org:
    - 76 subscribers (up 4 in the last 3 months)
    - 189 emails sent in the past 3 months (348 in the previous cycle)

 - dev@royale.apache.org:
    - 80 subscribers (up 3 in the last 3 months)
    - 1474 emails sent in the past 3 months (1386 in the previous cycle)

@Joan: follow up with Royale about build security

20 Mar 2019

Change the Apache Royale Project Chair

 WHEREAS, the Board of Directors heretofore appointed Harbs (harbs) to the
 office of Vice President, Apache Royale, and

 WHEREAS, the Board of Directors is in receipt of the resignation of Harbs from
 the office of Vice President, Apache Royale, and

 WHEREAS, the Project Management Committee of the Apache Royale project has
 chosen by vote to recommend Piotr Zarzycki (piotrz) as the successor to the
 post;

 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that Harbs is relieved and discharged from the
 duties and responsibilities of the office of Vice President, Apache Royale,
 and

 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Piotr Zarzycki be and hereby is appointed to the
 office of Vice President, Apache Royale, to serve in accordance with and
 subject to the direction of the Board of Directors and the Bylaws of the
 Foundation until death, resignation, retirement, removal or disqualification,
 or until a successor is appointed.

 Special Order 7D, Change the Apache Royale Project Chair, was
 approved by Unanimous Vote of the directors present.

20 Mar 2019 [Harbs / Isabel]

## DESCRIPTION
Apache Royale is a new implementation of the principles of Apache Flex,
designed for JavaScript instead of Adobe Flash/AIR runtimes. Apache Royale
improves developer productivity in creating applications to run wherever
JavaScript runs, including on browsers as well as in Apache Cordova
applications, Node, etc.

## ISSUES
There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## RELEASES
- Apache Royale 0.9.2 was released on March 16 2018.
- Apache Royale 0.9.4 was released on November 14 2018.

## ACTIVITY
- No releases this quarter; however, we have started discuss about next
  release. We would like to make the whole process less complex, so there is a
  discussion on the dev list about making one central point where most of the
  steps happen automatically.
- Lots of improvements in one of the core parts of Royale responsible for
  communications with server sites (AMF).
- Lots of progress on a new default look (component set) for Royale apps.
- Lots of progress on migrating large Flex apps to Royale. A new "Flex
  Emulation" component set is being worked on to ease migrations.
- The owner of an ActionScript code base that doesn't use Flex is attempting
  to use the Royale compiler to cross-compile his code to JavaScript.
- There have been a number of blog posts on using Royale. They seem to be
  well-received.
- We are using Disqus for blog comments. It seems to help engagement. We were
  not able to figure out how to get comments sent to the @dev list.
- We had a lot of activity on social networks, sharing what is happening in
  Apache Royale as we progress in the project. We think it is important to do
  this so people outside the project and not following in a daily basis can
  get a notion of how we are doing. The numbers are:
    - Our Twitter account has gained 507 followers since we opened it, and we
      are getting around 30 likes and 10 to 20 retweets when we post
      something, showing interest in what we're doing.
    - Our Facebook page has 116 likes, and we get 10-15 interactions (likes)
      and some comments on each post, showing interest in Apache Royale.
    - We started a LinkedIn Group that 122 people joined almost immediately.
      Groups in LinkedIn tend to be watched by many people who remain silent
      most of the time.
- A contributor was able to migrate an Apache Flex application with success.
  The application, part of a suite is in the process of validation and testing
  and should be put in production for a client in about a month. The current
  version is the app's first iteration since the Flex version, a huge app
  developed over several years. The plan is to continue to migrate other parts
  of the suite in phases as the client requires them.

## COMMUNITY
- Greg Dove was added as committer on October 28, 2018.
- No new PMC Members yet
- Two new contributors are candidates to become committers.

## Mailing list activity:
 User-lists continue to grow. Fewer emails to read, but still a lot of emails.

 - users@royale.apache.org:
    - 72 subscribers (up 1 in the last 3 months):
    - 366 emails sent in the past 3 months (528 in the previous quarter)

 - dev@royale.apache.org:
    - 77 subscribers (up 1 in the last 3 months):
    - 1389 emails sent in the past 3 months (1974 in the previous quarter)

16 Jan 2019 [Harbs / Rich]

## DESCRIPTION
Apache Royale is a new implementation of the principles of Apache Flex but
designed for JavaScript runtimes instead of Adobe Flash/AIR runtimes.  Apache
Royale is designed to improve developer productivity in creating applications
for wherever Javascript runs, including browsers as well as Apache Cordova
applications, Node, etc.

## ISSUES
There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## RELEASES
- Apache Royale 0.9.4 was released on November 19 2018.
- Apache Royale 0.9.5 was skipped due to an error in releasing to npm.

## ACTIVITY
- More progress on the Jewel component set.
- More progress on the new "Flex Emulation" component set is being worked on
  to ease migrations.
- There was slight decrease in list activity, but that was probably expected
  due to the holiday seasons.
- Work is being started to add compiler features.

## COMMUNITY
- No new committers this quarter.
- No new PMC Members yet
- Piotr Zarzycki voted in as new PMC Chair

## Mailing list activity:
 It's been more-or-less constant this quarter.

19 Dec 2018 [Harbs / Phil]

No report was submitted.

19 Sep 2018 [Harbs / Bertrand]

## DESCRIPTION
Apache Royale is a new implementation of the principles of Apache Flex but
designed for JavaScript runtimes instead of Adobe Flash/AIR runtimes.  Apache
Royale is designed to improve developer productivity in creating applications
for wherever Javascript runs, including browsers as well as Apache Cordova
applications, Node, etc.

## ISSUES
There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## RELEASES
- Apache Royale 0.9.2 was released on March 16 2018.
- Apache Royale 0.9.4 in progress.

## ACTIVITY
- No releases this quarter.  Releases have been stalled by a combination of
  factors. One is that someone volunteered to be the RM and had not released
  Royale before and ran into configuration issues. Another is that so many new
  files were added that the Maven SCM plugin would not work correctly. Another
  is that there is a disagreement about the organization of files in the
  release. There has been a lot of work done to resolve this disagreement and
  it looks like we are close to resolving it. It looks like the Maven plugin
  has been fixed so hopefully we will release soon.
- Lots of progress on a new default look (component set) for Royale apps.
- Lots of progress on migrating a large Flex app to Royale. A new "Flex
  Emulation" component set is being worked on to ease migrations.
- New names are showing up on the mailing list asking about Royale.
- The owner of an ActionScript code base that doesn't use Flex is attempting
  to use the Royale Compiler to cross compile his code to JavaScript.
- There have been a number of blog posts on using Royale. They seem to be well
  received.
- We are using Disqus for blog comments. It seems to help engagement. We were
  not able to figure out how to get comments sent to the @dev list.
- We had huge activity on Social Networks, trying to inform about what is
  happening in Apache Royale as we progress in the project. We think is
  important to do this so people outside the project, not following in a daily
  basis could get a notion of how we are doing. The numbers here are the
  following:
    - Twitter got 375 followers since we open the account, and we are getting
      around 30 likes when we post something, and between 10 to 20 retweets,
      showing interest in what we're doing.
    - Facebook gets 97 likes to the page and we are getting around 10-15
      interactions (likes) and some comments, showing interest in Apache
      Royale. We took advantage of a promo in Facebook that allowed us to
      promote Apache Royale during 1 month (5 Jun - 5 July). We spend 1€ per
      day during 30 days, during that time we reached 34.879 People and had
      6.943 Interactions.
    - Google Plus, we post here as well but seem this social networks gets few
      interactions and seems not widely used by our target users.
    - We started a LinkedIn Group where 113 people joined in no time since
      opened. Groups in LinkedIn used to be watched by many people but remains
      silent most of the time, although it seems the way most of LinkedIn
      groups work.

## COMMUNITY
- Alina Kazi was added as committer on April 26 2018.
- No new PMC Members yet
- Two new contributors being watched to be committers.

## Mailing list activity:
 User lists subscribers continue to grow.  Fewer emails to read, but still a
 lot of emails.

 - users@royale.apache.org:
    - 69 subscribers (up 9 in the last 3 months):
    - 181 emails sent to list (610 in previous quarter)

 - dev@royale.apache.org:
    - 76 subscribers (up 1 in the last 3 months):
    - 1391 emails sent to list (1614 in previous quarter)

20 Jun 2018 [Harbs / Brett]

## DESCRIPTION
Apache Royale is a new implementation of the principles of Apache Flex but
designed for JavaScript runtimes instead of Adobe Flash/AIR runtimes.  Apache
Royale is designed to improve developer productivity in creating applications
for wherever Javascript runs, including browsers as well as Apache Cordova
applications, Node, etc.

## ISSUES
There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## RELEASES
- Apache Royale 0.9.2 was released on March 16 2018.
- Apache Royale 0.9.3 in progress.

## ACTIVITY
- No releases this quarter although 0.9.2 was released between the report and
  the board meeting.  Releases have been stalled by a combination of factors.
  One is that someone volunteered to be the RM and had not released Royale
  before and ran into configuration issues. Another is that so many new files
  were added that the Maven SCM plugin would not work correctly. Another is
  that there is a disagreement about the organization of files in the release.
  There has been a lot of work done to reslove this disagreement and it looks
  like we are close to resolving it. It looks like the Maven plugin has been
  fixed so hopefully we will release soon.
- Lots of progress on a new default look (component set) for Royale apps.
- Lots of progress on migrating a large Flex app to Royale. A new "Flex
  Emulation" component set is being worked on to ease migrations.
- New names are showing up on the mailing list asking about Royale.
- The owner of an ActionScript code base that doesn't use Flex is attempting
  to use the Royale Compiler to cross compile his code to JavaScript.

## COMMUNITY
- Alina Kazi was added as committer on April 26 2018.
- No new PMC Members yet
- Two new contributors being watched to be committers.

## Mailing list activity:
 Both user and dev lists have seen healthy growth:

- users@royale.apache.org:
    - 58 subscribers (up 11 in the last 3 months):
    - 657 emails sent to list (475 in previous quarter)

 - dev@royale.apache.org:
    - 75 subscribers (up 7 in the last 3 months):
    - 1768 emails sent to list (1952 in previous quarter)

21 Mar 2018 [Harbs / Rich]

## DESCRIPTION
Apache Royale is a new implementation of the principles of Apache Flex but
designed for JavaScript runtimes instead of Adobe Flash/AIR runtimes.  Apache
Royale is designed to improve developer productivity in creating applications
for wherever Javascript runs, including browsers as well as Apache Cordova
applications, Node, etc.

## ISSUES
There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## RELEASES
- Apache Royale 0.9.0 was released on Jan. 28 2018.
- Apache Royale 0.9.1 was released on Feb. 13 2018.
- Apache Royale 0.9.2 in progress.

## ACTIVITY
- We have finished our first release and we're working on releasing often.
- We published convenience binaries to npm.
- Our website in now live with content.
- We have a couple of members who are active promoting Royale using social
  media.
- A new contributor helped to really move the user documentation forward.
- Our ASDoc (ActionScript Doc just like JavaDoc) also went live.  It is a
  (almost) production Royale app.
- The ASDoc is indexed by Google, something that Flex apps had a hard time
  doing, so another reason for Flex users to migrate to Royale.
- One PMC member is working hard on the default look-and-feel for Royale apps.
- The compiler was extended to be able to report on API usage in order to
  understand what Flex dependencies Flex apps might have when migrating.
- Several people are investigating Royale as a way to break their Flex app's
  dependencies on Flash.  One user claims to be about 4 bugs short of
  finishing his migration.

## COMMUNITY
- Andrew Wetmore as added as a committer on Jan. 22 2018.
- No new PMC members yet.
- There are some new names on the user and dev lists. Some of these might have
  the potential of becoming actively involved.

## Mailing list activity:
 Both user and dev lists have seen healthy growth:

 - users@royale.apache.org:
    - 47 subscribers (up 7 in the last 3 months):
    - 527 emails sent to list (219 in previous quarter)

 - dev@royale.apache.org:
    - 68 subscribers (up 14 in the last 3 months):
    - 2100 emails sent to list (1339 in previous quarter)

20 Dec 2017 [Harbs / Chris]

## DESCRIPTION
Apache Royale is a new implementation of the principles of Apache Flex but
designed for JavaScript runtimes instead of Adobe Flash/AIR runtimes.  Apache
Royale is designed to improve developer productivity in creating applications
for wherever Javascript runs, including browsers as well as Apache Cordova
applications, Node, etc.

Apache Royale was approved as a new TLP in the September meeting.  Royale took
over responsibility for the code related to what was known as Apache FlexJS
from the Apache Flex community. This is our second report.

## ISSUES
There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## RELEASES
- Apache FlexJS 0.8.0 was released on 6/25/17.

## ACTIVITY
- The effort to set up new builds and rename code assets from FlexJS to Royale
  was/is significant and that effort is more-or-less complete. There might be
  a few loose ends that still need to be tied up.
- Related to the above, Flash should no longer be a requirement to build
  Royale.
- Some new names have appeared on the mailing lists investigating whether
  Royale is a suitable solution for migrating existing Flex applications off
  of Flash.
- One PMC member has proposed an initial web site for Royale.  There were some
  logistical issues in being allowed to use it as he created it on WordPress
  with a commercial theme.  Those issues are mostly resolved at this time. The
  web site work has stalled a bit the last few weeks. We need to renew
  momentum on finishing the website work.
- Some work is being done on a new default look-and-feel for Royale.
- There has been some progress and discussion on improving the testing
  architecture to make it easier to improve the automated test coverage.
- Discussion has started on the release process for the first Royale release.

## COMMUNITY
The community is still working through the transition from Apache Flex to
Apache Royale.  There is much documentation remaining to be transitioned from
the Apache Flex wiki to some place in Apache Royale.

Currently, users@royale has 39 subscribers (up from 38) and dev@royale has 52
(up from 47) subscribers.  We are not sure why more folks from the Flex
 mailing lists haven't subscribed to Royale, but it's likely that once we get
 our website and documentation moved over we will ask again on the Flex lists
 to see if folks want to come over.

We have not added any new committers or PMC members yet.

There is talk of possibly having a small hackathon in January.

## TRADEMARKS
There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

15 Nov 2017 [Harbs / Jim]

## DESCRIPTION

Apache Royale is a new implementation of the principles of Apache Flex but
designed for JavaScript runtimes instead of Adobe Flash/AIR runtimes.  Apache
Royale is designed to improve developer productivity in creating applications
for wherever Javascript runs, including browsers as well as Apache Cordova
applications, Node, etc.

Apache Royale was approved as a new TLP in the September meeting.  Royale took
over responsibility for the code related to what was known as Apache FlexJS
from the Apache Flex community. This is our second report.

## ISSUES

There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## RELEASES
- Apache FlexJS 0.8.0 was released on 6/25/17.

## ACTIVITY
- The effort to set up new builds and rename code assets from FlexJS to Royale
was/is significant and that effort is still in progress, but nearing
completion.
- Some new names have appeared on the mailing lists investigating whether
Royale is a suitable solution for migrating existing Flex applications off of
Flash.
- One PMC member has proposed an initial web site for Royale.  There were some
logistical issues in being allowed to use it as he created it on WordPress
with a commercial theme.  Those issues are mostly resolved at this time.
- Some work is being done on a new default look-and-feel for Royale.
- There has been some progress and discussion on improving the testing
architecture to make it easier to improve the automated test coverage.

## COMMUNITY

The community is still working through the transition from Apache Flex to
Apache Royale.  There is much documentation remaining to be transitioned from
the Apache Flex wiki to some place in Apache Royale.

Currently, users@royale has 38 subscribers (up from 29) and dev@royale has 47
(up from 42) subscribers.  We are not sure why more folks from the Flex
mailing lists haven't subscribed to Royale, but it's likely that once we get
our website and documentation moved over we will ask again on the Flex lists
to see if folks want to come over.

We have not added any new committers or PMC members yet.

## TRADEMARKS

Several PMC members wanted to allow another PMC member to use royalesdk.io
and/or royalesdk.org to externally host some content to promote Apache Royale.
Trademarks denied use of that domain name. We might revisit the topic if and
when there is a concrete reason to do so.

18 Oct 2017 [Harbs / Jim]

## DESCRIPTION
Apache Royale is a new implementation of the principles of Apache Flex but
designed for JavaScript runtimes instead of Adobe Flash/AIR runtimes.  Apache
Royale is designed to improve developer productivity in creating applications
for wherever Javascript runs, including browsers as well as Apache Cordova
applications, Node, etc.

Apache Royale was approved as a new TLP in the September meeting.  Royale took
over responsibility for the code related to what was known as Apache FlexJS
from the Apache Flex community. This is our first report.

## ISSUES
There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## RELEASES
- Apache FlexJS 0.8.0 was released on 6/25/17.

## ACTIVITY
- Apache Royale was approved on September 20, 2017.  There some delays getting
Royale entered in committee-info.txt in order to allow Infra to start setting
up the project.  However, at the time of this report, we believe Infra has
completed all of its tasks.

- There is quite a bit of work required to deal with the rename of the project
and a lot of progress has been made towards that goal.

- One PMC member is working on a website for the project. We expect him to
have some results to show soon.

## COMMUNITY
The community is still working through the transition from Apache Flex to
Apache Royale.

Currently, users@royale has 29 subscribers and dev@royale has 42 subscribers.
There has been interest from the community which might lead to new
contributors.

Future reports will contain information about:

-Last committer added
-Last PMC member added
-Latest analytics and statistics:
- Website hits per day
- Number of known installs

## TRADEMARKS
Several PMC members wanted to allow another PMC member to use royalesdk.io
and/or royalesdk.org to externally host some content to promote Apache Royale.
Trademarks denied use of that domain name. We might revisit the topic if and
when there is a concrete reason to do so.

## SECURITY Nothing to report.

20 Sep 2017

Establish the Apache Royale Project

 WHEREAS, the Board of Directors deems it to be in the best interests
 of the Foundation and consistent with the Foundation's purpose to
 establish a Project Management Committee charged with the creation and
 maintenance of open-source software, for distribution at no charge to
 the public, related to improving developer productivity in creating
 applications for wherever Javascript runs (and other runtimes).

 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management Committee
 (PMC), to be known as the "Apache Royale Project", be and hereby is
 established pursuant to Bylaws of the Foundation; and be it further

 RESOLVED, that the Apache Royale Project be and hereby is responsible
 for the creation and maintenance of software related to improving
 developer productivity in creating applications for wherever
 Javascript runs (and other runtimes); and be it further

 RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache Royale" be and
 hereby is created, the person holding such office to serve at the
 direction of the Board of Directors as the chair of the Apache Royale
 Project, and to have primary responsibility for management of the
 projects within the scope of responsibility of the Apache Royale
 Project; and be it further

 RESOLVED, that the persons listed immediately below be and hereby are
 appointed to serve as the initial members of the Apache Royale
 Project:

 * Harbs               <harbs@apache.org>
 * Yishay Weiss        <yishayw@apache.org>
 * Alex Harui          <aharui@apache.org>
 * Peter Ent           <pent@apache.org>
 * Josh Tynjala        <joshtynjala@apache.org>
 * Piotr Zarzycki      <piotrz@apache.org>
 * Carlos Rovira       <carlosrovira@apache.org>
 * Erik de Bruin       <erikdebruin@apache.org>
 * Omprakash Muppirala <bigosmallm@apache.org>
 * Frédéric Thomas     <fthomas@apache.org>
 * Olaf Krüger         <okrueger@apache.org>
 * Michael Schmalle    <mschmalle@apache.org>
 * David Fisher        <wave@apache.org>

 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Harbs be appointed to the
 office of Vice President, Apache Royale, to serve in accordance with
 and subject to the direction of the Board of Directors and the Bylaws
 of the Foundation until death, resignation, retirement, removal or
 disqualification, or until a successor is appointed; and be it further

 RESOLVED, that the Apache Royale Project be and hereby is tasked with
 the migration and rationalization of the Apache Flex resources
 pertaining to FlexJS; and be it further

 RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to Apache FlexJS
 encumbered upon the Apache Flex Project are hereafter discharged.

 Special Order 7I, Establish the Apache Royale Project,
 unanimous, with Bertrand abstaining