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Syncope

17 May 2017 [Francesco Chicchiriccò / Phil]

## Description:

Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities in
enterprise environments.

## Issues:

There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## Activity:

The last months were busy with fixes, new features and enhancements for the
stable branch, which led to the release of 2.0.3.

We received 5 final proposals for GSoC 2017 (more candidates triggered
discussions on JIRA or dev@, but did not finalize any proposal): 2 were not
considered upfront because we had only 3 mentors available, 2 were discarded
by the internal ASF ranking process, 1 was reject because the proposing
student was already accepted by another organization.

## Health report:

Discussions about new features and improvements arouse in the dev@ and still
progressing.

The increase of subscribers to both dev@ and user@, and the considerably
higher number of messages exchanged are both relevant indicators of community
health.

The number of proposals received for GSoC 2017 is another indicator that the
project looks attractive. The fact that we could not accept any proposal is
instead unfortunate, partially caused by the poor quality of some proposals
and possibly also due to the timing used in the internal process for
acceptance.

## PMC changes:

- Currently 11 PMC members.
- No new PMC members added in the last 3 months
- Last PMC addition was Andrea Patricelli on Thu Oct 13 2016

## Committer base changes:

- Currently 20 committers.
- No new committers added in the last 3 months
- Last committer addition was Matteo Di Carlo at Sat Jul 09 2016

## Releases:

- 2.0.3 was released on Sat Apr 25 2017

27 Feb 2017 [Francesco Chicchiriccò / Shane]

## Description:

Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities in
enterprise environments.

## Issues:

There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## Activity:

Overall, the period was busy with bugfixing and enhancements to the stable
(2.0) and old stable (1.2) series. New users are approaching via IRC and the
user mailing list.
About the Syncope PoC with Infra, we have started some
activity on the provided VM and got some initial support from Infra.

## Health report:

Discussions about new features and improvements arose in the dev mailing list
and still progressing.
At the moment we have not yet identified any potential
new committer, though some contribution via GitHub PR is in progress.

## PMC changes:

- Currently 11 PMC members.
- No new PMC members added in the last 3 months
- Last PMC addition was Andrea Patricelli on Thu Oct 13 2016

## Committer base changes:

- Currently 20 committers.
- No new committers added in the last 3 months
- Last committer addition was Matteo Di Carlo at Sat Jul 09 2016

## Releases:

- 1.2.10 was released on Tue Jan 24 2017
- 2.0.2 was released on Fri Jan 27 2017

16 Nov 2016 [Francesco Chicchiriccò / Shane]

## Description:

Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities in
enterprise environments.

## Issues:

There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

## Activity:

This quarter has been busy with final 2.0.0 release and related announcement
on the ASF blog. For the occasion, The New Stack published an interview with
V.P. Apache Syncope: https://s.apache.org/x18F

The new major release 2.0.0 incorporated some relevant contributions received
via Github, including SYNCOPE-808 which was successfully completed as part of
GSoC 2016. A pull request for SYNCOPE-809, which instead did not complete for
GSoC 2016, is currently under work.

About the Syncope PoC with infra, we are still on hold waiting for the
availability of a "playground zone" - see INFRA-10931 for details. It has been
quite a while now without any feedback or ETA, it might be the case to
consider retiring the proposal.

## Health report:

We have recently invited 2 new PMC members and they both accepted (this also
in response to mt comment from our last report).

Two talks about new features in 2.0 are scheduled for ApacheCon EU 2016 by two
PMC members.

## PMC changes:

- Currently 11 PMC members.
- New PMC members:
- Andrea Patricelli was added to the PMC on Thu Oct 13 2016
- Giacomo Lamonaco was added to the PMC on Thu Oct 13 2016

## Committer base changes:

- Currently 20 committers.
- No new committers added in the last 3 months
- Last committer addition was Matteo Di Carlo at Sat Jul 09 2016

## Releases:

- 2.0.0.M5 was released on Fri Sep 02 2016
- 2.0.0 was released on Fri Sep 09 2016
- 1.2.9 was released on Fri Oct 07 2016
- 2.0.1 was released on Fri Oct 21 2016

17 Aug 2016 [Francesco Chicchiriccò / Shane]

## Description:
Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities in
enterprise environments.

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

## Activity:
The activity level on user@ is still slowly growing, especially with new users
asking directions for milestone releases in preparation of 2.0.0.
The work towards 2.0.0 seems to be fruitful: we are finalizing the new
documentation and improving our Apache Camel-based provisioning features. There
is also an ongoing effort to provide Apache Syncope with identity
recertification capabilities.
The experience with Google Summer of Code is evolving: the Eclipse plugin
(SYNCOPE-809) is doing fine, is expected to be completed according to the
original schedule and is going to be part of the 2.0.0 release; the Netbeans
plugin (SYNCOPE-808), instead, failed the mid-term review but was submitted
anyway as incomplete pull request on GitHub.
About the Syncope PoC with infra, we are currently on hold waiting for the
availability of a "playground zone" - see INFRA-10931 for details.

## Health report:
The overall activity is consistently at good level: discussion on project
features and improvements are coordinated on dev@, contributions are regularly
accepted as pull requests on GitHub.
We have reported a new contributor in the team list website page
and elected a new committer (Matteo Di Carlo), who accepted.

## PMC changes:

 - Currently 9 PMC members.
 - No new PMC members added in the last 3 months
 - Last PMC addition was Guido Wimmel on Sat Apr 05 2014

## Committer base changes:

 - Currently 20 committers.
 - Matteo Di Carlo was added as a committer on Sat Jul 09 2016

## Releases:

 - 1.2.8 was released on Fri Jun 03 2016
 - 2.0.0-M3 was released on Fri Jun 03 2016
 - 2.0.0-M4 was released on Fri Jun 24 2016

18 May 2016 [Francesco Chicchiriccò / Bertrand]

## Description:
   Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities
   in enterprise environments.

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

## Activity:

   The activity level on dev@ and user@ keeps growing slowly, with new
   subscribers.
   We are still in the process of finalizing 2.0: M2 was released in this
   quarter, M3 will be probably required before 2.0.0.

   About the ongoing work, besides other fixes and improvements, we have
   recently received the contribution of admin console UI translation in
   Russian thanks to Dmitry Berezkin, which we also decided to report as
   contributor in the team list website page. We are keeping an eye on
   Dmitry  to check if his support (about Russian translation, but also
   other aspects) will stay and possibly increment, in order to consider him
   for committership.

   We have been involved for the first time ever in the Google Summer of
   Code, with two projects accepted: we need to take this as an opportunity
   to enlarge our developers community.

   About the Syncope PoC with infra, we are currently on hold waiting for
   the availability of a "playground zone" - see previous board report's
   comments and INFRA-10931 for details.

## Committer / PMC changes:

 - Currently 19 committers and 9 LDAP committee group members.
  - No new PMC members added in the last 3 months
  - Last PMC addition was Guido Wimmel in April 2014
  - Last committer addition was Giacomo Lamonaco in January 2015

## Releases:

 - 2.0.0-M2 (Mar 21st, 2016)

## Mailing list activity:

 - dev@syncope.apache.org:
    - 76 subscribers (up 7 in the last 3 months):
    - 714 emails sent to list (503 in previous quarter)

 - user@syncope.apache.org:
    - 125 subscribers (up 7 in the last 3 months):
    - 128 emails sent to list (97 in previous quarter)

## JIRA activity:

 - 75 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
 - 70 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months

17 Feb 2016 [Francesco Chicchiriccò / Sam]

## Description:
   Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities
   in enterprise environments.

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

## Activity:

   We are seeing an increasing activity level on both user@ and dev@ mailing
   lists, especially related to the first milestone release cut in December
   from 2.0.0, which provides a first essay of several new features.

   The main focus is now set to complete the missing bits for 2.0.0,
   especially about renewed documentation and admin console.

   The PMC has briefly discussed in December about the opportunity to rotate
   the PMC chair; such discussion brought anyway to confirmation of the
   current chair.

   In December we have also started dicussing with Infra about the
   possibility of a PoC for proving the effectiveness of using Syncope for
   ASF corporate identity management but, after an initial interest - which
   led to the creation of a new GIT repository for the purpose - things seem
   to have stalled.

## Committer / PMC changes:

 - Currently 19 committers and 9 LDAP committee group members.
  - No new PMC members added in the last 3 months
  - Last PMC addition was Guido Wimmel in April 2014
  - Last committer addition was Giacomo Lamonaco in January 2015

## Releases:

 - 2.0.0-M1 (Dec 23rd, 2015)
 - 1.2.7 (Jan 15th, 2016)

## Mailing list activity:

 - dev@syncope.apache.org:
    - 70 subscribers (up 5 in the last 3 months):
    - 557 emails sent to list (440 in previous quarter)

 - user@syncope.apache.org:
    - 118 subscribers (up 8 in the last 3 months):
    - 120 emails sent to list (76 in previous quarter)

## JIRA activity:

 - 41 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
 - 37 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months

18 Nov 2015 [Francesco Chicchiriccò / Bertrand]

## Description:
   Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities
   in enterprise environments.

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

## Activity:
   New users keep popping up in mailing lists, asking for support with
   various deployment scenarios, even for areas where traditional identity
   management is not very common (say physical access control management) or
   new geographic locations (South Africa, Colombia).

   Presentation "Building Open Source Identity Infrastructures" was given at
   ApacheCon: Core Europe 2015, showing Apache Syncope references, with good
   feedback both during speech and afterwards (Twitter, LinkedIn, SlideShare).

   While keeping bugfix activity on branch 1_2_X, it is fair to say that most
   of current work is done on master targeting 2.0.0.
   Someone has already asked, via user ML, if release date was already
   planned but, since there is still a significant amount of work to be
   completed, we will probably go for one or more intermediate milestone
   releases.

   In the last months we are featuring an IRC channel, setup with help from
   Infra and properly archived.

## Commiter / PMC changes:

 - Currently 19 committers and 9 LDAP committee group members.
  - No new PMC members added in the last 3 months
  - Last PMC addition was Guido Wimmel in April 2014
  - Last committer addition was Giacomo Lamonaco in January 2015

## Releases:

 - 1.2.6 (Nov 5th, 2015)

## Mailing list activity:

 - dev@syncope.apache.org:
    - 64 subscribers (up 0 in the last 3 months):
    - 515 emails sent to list (292 in previous quarter)

 - user@syncope.apache.org:
    - 110 subscribers (up 4 in the last 3 months):
    - 81 emails sent to list (91 in previous quarter)

## JIRA activity:

 - 42 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
 - 58 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months

19 Aug 2015 [Francesco Chicchiricco / David]

## Description:
   Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities
   in enterprise environments.

## Activity:
   New users keep popping up in mailing lists, asking for support with
   various deployment scenarios.

   Presentation "Building Open Source Identity Infrastructures" has been
   accepted at ApacheCon: Core Europe 2015, which will directly
   involve showing Apache Syncope references.

   Bugfix proceeds for the current stable release branch 1_2_X (1.2.4 and
   1.2.5 were released since last board report).
   Development of new features is held in master branch towards 2.0.0 -
   discussions and activity are reported in mailing list, backed via
   wiki pages.

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

## LDAP committee group/Committership changes:

 - Currently 19 committers and 9 LDAP committee group members.
 - No new PMC members added in the last 3 months
 - Last PMC addition was Guido Wimmel in April 2014
 - Last committer addition was Giacomo Lamonaco in January 2015

## Releases:

 - 1.2.4 (May 5th, 2015)
 - 1.2.5 (July 28th, 2015)

## Mailing list activity:

 - dev@syncope.apache.org:
    - 64 subscribers (up 3 in the last 3 months):
    - 292 emails sent to list (420 in previous quarter)

 - user@syncope.apache.org:
    - 106 subscribers (up 5 in the last 3 months):
    - 93 emails sent to list (125 in previous quarter)

## JIRA activity:

 - 19 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
 - 18 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months

20 May 2015 [Francesco Chicchiricco / Chris]

## Description:
   Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities
   in enterprise environments.

## Activity:
   While keeping the bug-fix activity on the current stable release branch
   1_2_X,  we have also consistently started working on the next stable release
   2.0.0 on master branch. Besides other features, we have also discussed and
   started building the new admin UI.

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

## PMC/Committership changes:

 - Currently 19 committers and 9 PMC members in the project.
 - No new PMC members added in the last 3 months
 - Last PMC addition was Guido Wimmel at Sat Apr 05 2014
 - Last committer addition was Giacomo Lamonaco in January 2015

## Releases:

 - 1.2.3 was released on Fri Mar 20 2015
 - 1.2.4 was released on Tue May 05 2015

## Mailing list activity:

 - dev@syncope.apache.org:
    - 622subscribers (down -1 in the last 3 months):
    - 426 emails sent to list (313 in previous quarter)

 - user@syncope.apache.org:
    - 101 subscribers (up 1 in the last 3 months):
    - 134 emails sent to list (125 in previous quarter)

## JIRA activity:

 - 32 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
 - 35 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months

18 Feb 2015 [Francesco Chicchiricco / Ross]

Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities in
enterprise environments, implemented in JEE technology.

Status

There are no outstanding issues requiring board attention.


Community

The mailing lists' traffic has returned quite stable, the number of subscribers
to user@ and dev@ has again slightly increased if compared to last quarter.

New and coming users are asking for support and reporting bugs; in some cases
patches are also provided, fact that can constitute ground for discussion about
inviting new committers.

Besides bugfixing of current stable release from the 1_2_X branch, we have
started a deep code re-organization towards next stable release, which will
also include a consistent contribution we received lately about integration
with Camel.

The PMC has briefly discussed in January about the opportunity to rotate the
PMC chair; such discussion brought anyway to confirmation of the current chair.

Last committer addition (Giacomo Lamonaco) is dated January 2015.
Last addition to PMC (Guido Wimmel) is dated April 2014.


Releases since last report

 * 1.2.1 (Nov 17th, 2014)
 * 1.2.2 (Jan 30th, 2015)

19 Nov 2014 [Francesco Chicchiricco / Brett]

Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities in
enterprise environments, implemented in JEE technology.

Status

There are no outstanding issues requiring board attention.


Community

The mailing lists' traffic is again on rise, mainly because of recent release of
new major version 1.2.0; also the number of subscribers to user@ and dev@ has
slightly increased if compared to last quarter.

New and coming users are asking for support and reporting bugs; in some cases
patches are also provided, fact that can constitute ground for discussion about
inviting new committers.

We are currently in the process of fixing the bugs identified for 1.2.0,
planning the next maintenance release 1.2.1.

No actual plan has been made yet about next major release, except for some
sporadic discussions.

Last committer addition (Andrea Patricelli) is dated March 2014.
Last addition to PMC (Guido Wimmel) is dated April 2014.


Releases since last report

 * 1.2.0-M1 (Sep 8th, 2014)
 * 1.2.0 (Oct 3rd, 2014)

20 Aug 2014 [Francesco Chicchiricco / Chris]

Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities
in enterprise environments, implemented in JEE technology.

Status

There are no outstanding issues requiring board attention.


Community

The mailing lists' traffic has quite revamped during the last quarter, mainly
due to increasing activity towards upcoming new stable release 1.2.0.

We are receiving contributions from external user for deb packaging.

We have successfully handled a new security flaw (CVE-2014-3503).

Last committer addition (Andrea Patricellil) is dated March 2014.
Last addition to PMC (Guido Wimmel) is dated April 2014.


Releases since last report

 * 1.1.8 (Jul 3rd, 2014)

21 May 2014 [Francesco Chicchiricco / Brett]

Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities
in enterprise environments, implemented in JEE technology.

Status

There are no outstanding issues requiring board attention.


Community

In the last quarter the traffic on user@ and dev@ ML was rather low - while
private@ was instead higher than usual, due to new committer / PMC member
votes and security flaw handling.

We have successfully handled our first security flaw (CVE-2014-0111) and
added a security page to the project's website.

Last committer addition (Andrea Patricelli) is dated March 2014
Last addition to PMC (Guido Wimmel) is dated April 2014.

Releases since last report

 * 1.1.6 (Feb 22nd, 2014)
 * 1.1.7 (Apr 11th, 2014)
 * 1.0.9 (Apr 11th, 2014)

19 Feb 2014 [Francesco Chicchiricco / Greg]

Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities
in enterprise environments, implemented in JEE technology.

Status

There are no outstanding issues requiring board attention.


Community

user@ ML is active, new users keep popping in for evaluating the project,
existing users get regular support in reasonable time for their issues:
currently 82 subscribers, including 4 archive / non human addresses.
dev@ ML is active, mainly discussing new features: currently 59 subscribers,
including 4 archive / non human addresses.

We have consistently started implementing new features for next version
1.2.0, while still maintaining 1.1.X (next release 1.1.6 is almost done).
Some contacts were taken with Logging, CXF and Directory communities
via their user@ ML for asking for support with - respectively - log4j2,
JAX-RS and Escimo.

Last committer addition (Guido Wimmel) is dated January 2014
Last addition to PMC (Jan Bernhardt) is dated November 2012.

Releases since last report

 * 1.1.5 (Nov 28th, 2013)

20 Nov 2013 [Francesco Chicchiricco / Shane]

Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities
in enterprise environments, implemented in JEE technology.

Status

There are no outstanding issues requiring board attention.


Community

user@ ML is active, new users keep popping in for evaluating the project,
existing users get regular support in reasonable time for their issues:
currently 79 subscribers, including 4 archive / non human addresses.
dev@ ML is active, mainly discussing new features: currently 58 subscribers,
including 4 archive / non human addresses.

We have consistently started implementing new features for next version
1.2.0, while still maintaining 1.1.X (next release 1.1.5 is on its way).
Some contacts were taken with Logging, CXF and Directory communities
via their user@ ML for asking for support with - respectively - log4j2,
JAX-RS and Escimo.

We have a new contributor, Guido Wimmel.

Last committer addition (Andrei Shakirin and Christian Schneider)
is dated January 2013.
Last addition to PMC (Jan Bernhardt) is dated November 2012.

Releases since last report

 * 1.1.4 (Sep 27th, 2013)

21 Aug 2013 [Francesco Chicchiricco / Jim]

Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities
in enterprise environments, implemented in JEE technology.

Status

There are no outstanding issues requiring board attention.


Community

user@ ML is active, with new users evaluating the project and
asking questions: currently 70 subscribers, including 4 archive / non
human addresses.
dev@ ML activity is progressing: currently 56 subscribers,
including 4 archive / non human addresses.

We have started working on 1.2.0, while providing maintenance
fixes for 1.0.X and 1.1.X.

We have a new contributor, Andrea Patricelli.

Last committer addition (Andrei Shakirin and Christian Schneider)
is dated January 2013.
Last addition to PMC (Jan Bernhardt) is dated November 2012.


Releases since last report

 * 1.1.2 (Jun 11th, 2013)
 * 1.1.3 (Jul 12th, 2013)

15 May 2013 [Francesco Chicchiricco / Sam]

Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities
in enterprise environments, implemented in JEE technology.

Status

There are no outstanding issues requiring board attention.


Community

user@ ML is active, with new users evaluating the project and
asking questions: currently 59 subscribers, including 4 archive / non
human addresses.
dev@ ML activity is progressing: currently 50 subscribers,
including 4 archive / non human addresses.

After effort for finalizing new major version 1.1.0, we are preparing to
start working on 1.2.0, while providing maintenance fixes for 1.0.X
and 1.1.X.

We have a new contributor, Bruno Rogério de Moura.


Releases since last report

 * 1.0.6 (Feb 27th, 2013)
 * 1.0.7 (Mar 26th, 2013)
 * 1.1.0 (Apr 5th, 2013)
 * 1.0.8 (Apr 18th, 2013)
 * 1.1.1 (Apr 29th, 2013)

20 Feb 2013 [Francesco Chicchiricco / Sam]

Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities in
enterprise environments, implemented in JEE technology.


Status

There are no outstanding issues requiring board attention.


Community

user@ ML activity is raising, with new users evaluating the project and
asking questions: currently 47 subscribers, including 4 archive / non
human addresses.
dev@ ML activity is quite consistent: currently 42 subscribers,
including 4 archive / non human addresses.

The month of January 2013 made some significant activity peak: 45 issues
resolved, 271 commits, 1359 emails exchanged in our mailing lists.

The new CXF RESTful interface has been triggering relevant architectural
discussions and brought some roadmap adjustment.

We have two new committers, Christian Schneider and Andrei Shakirin.


Releases

1.0.5, a maintenance release from the 1_0_X branch, was cut last Jan 23rd.

The next major release 1.1.0 is approaching, only few issues (including
final checks and documentation) are left open.

16 Jan 2013 [Francesco Chicchiricco / Greg]

Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities
in enterprise environments, implemented in JEE technology.


Status

We are receiving some considerable contributions from new people: if
they will keep with this in a consistent way over some time, we will
start discussing about offering committership.

There are no outstanding issues requiring board attention.


Community

user@ ML activity is raising, with new users evaluating the project and
asking questions: currently 45 subscribers, including 4 archive / non
human addresses.
dev@ ML activity is quite consistent: currently 40 subscribers,
including 4 archive / non human addresses.

Some new contributors are helping with code re-organization and
migration of REST interfaces from Spring MVC to Apache CXF.

No changes in committers / PMC members were made.


Releases

We released the first version after graduation (1.0.4) last Dec 10th.

While some bugfixing is still going into the 1_0_X branch, most of
development effort is devoted to next major release 1.1.0 that will
introduce some relevant new features.

The migration of REST interfaces from Spring MVC to Apache CXF has been
discussed and targeted to release 1.2.0, while some preparatory work is
already being part of 1.1.0.

19 Dec 2012 [Francesco Chicchiricco / Greg]

Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital
identities in enterprise environments, implemented in JEE technology.


Status

This is the first report after graduation from Incubator; all
post-graduation tasks were successfully completed.


Community

user@ ML activity is raising, with new users evaluating the project
and asking questions: currently 43 subscribers, including 4 archive /
non human addresses.
dev@ ML activity is quite consistent: currently 41 subscribers,
including 4 archive / non human addresses.

A talk has been provided during ApacheCon EU,
"Open Source Identity Management", introducing Apache Syncope.

No changes in committers / PMC members were made.


Releases

We are working towards first maintenance release after graduation
(1.0.4) but also for next major release (1.1.0): activity on JIRA and
commits list is high.

21 Nov 2012

Establish the Apache Syncope 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 managing digital identities in
 enterprise environments.

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

 RESOLVED, that the Apache Syncope Project be and hereby is
 responsible for the creation and maintenance of software
 related to managing digital identities in enterprise environments;
 and be it further

 RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache Syncope" 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 Syncope Project, and to have primary responsibility
 for management of the projects within the scope of
 responsibility of the Apache Syncope 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 Syncope Project:

     * Colm O Heigeartaigh <coheigea@apache.org>
     * Emmanuel Lécharny <elecharny@apache.org>
     * Fabio Martelli <fmartelli@apache.org>
     * Francesco Chicchiriccò <ilgrosso@apache.org>
     * Jan Bernhardt <jbernhardt@apache.org>
     * Jean-Baptiste Onofré <jbonofre@apache.org>
     * Massimiliano Perrone <massi@apache.org>
     * Marco Di Sabatino Di Diodoro <mdisabatino@apache.org>
     * Simone Tripodi <simonetripodi@apache.org>


 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Francesco Chicchiriccò
 be appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache Syncope 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 Syncope Project be and hereby
 is tasked with the migration and rationalization of the Apache
 Incubator Syncope podling; and be it further

 RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache
 Incubator Syncope podling encumbered upon the Apache Incubator.

 Special Order 7D, Establish the Apache Syncope Project, was
 approved by Unanimous Vote of the directors present.

21 Nov 2012

Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities in
enterprise environments, implemented in JEE technology. Syncope entered
incubation on 2012-02-10.

Podling's graduation resolution proposal was voted and accepted by the
Incubator PMC. Suitable name search (PODLINGNAMESEARCH-17) was also conducted.
The approved graduation proposal, alongside with the suitable name search
result, was notified to the board by podling's champion Simone Tripodi
on Nov 11th.

Signed-off-by: coheigea

15 Aug 2012

Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities in
enterprise environments, implemented in JEE technology. Syncope joined the
incubator on February 10th 2012.

Community Development:

 The transition of previous users-base to the new ASF infrastructure was
 successfully completed. user@ ML activity is raising, with new users
 evaluating the project and asking questions: currently 35 subscribers,
 including 4 archive / non human addresses.

 Two contributors were voted and reported in project site's team list page.
 The PPMC voted a new committer and PPMC member; this candidate declined our
 invitation. dev@ ML activity is quite consistent: currently 35 subscribers,
 including 4 archive / non human addresses.

Project Development:

 Commits activity is healthy, commits@ ML activity is high.

 Three releases, carried out by two distinct release managers, have been
 successfully completed; the release process has been included in project
 website in order to facilitate new release managers. The path to
 1.0.0-incubating seems to be really short now.

 The community discussed and elaborated the project roadmap currently
 drafted at https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/SYNCOPE/Roadmap

Web Site/Communication Development:

 The website is kept up-to-date on http://incubator.apache.org/syncope/
 Status page http://incubator.apache.org/projects/syncope.html is updated.
 It introduces Syncope, provides first content and news.

Signed-off-by: simonetripodi, elecharny, coheigea, bimargulies, jukka

16 May 2012

Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities in enterprise
environments, implemented in JEE technology. Syncope joined the incubator
on February 10th 2012.

Community Development:

 Older Syncope users-base is migrating to the new ASF infrastructure, a few
 new users joined, user@ ML activity is raising: currently 27 subscribers,
 including 4 archive / non human address.

 No new committers have been added.
 dev@ ML activity is high: currently 31 subscribers, including 4 archive /
 non human address.

Project Development:

 Commits activity is healthy, commits@ ML activity is high.

 Committers are working for finalizing the first final version
 (1.0.0-incubating).

Web Site/Communication Development:

 The website is kept up-to-date on http://incubator.apache.org/syncope/
 Status page http://incubator.apache.org/projects/syncope.html is updated.
 It introduces Syncope and provide first content.

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
aware of:

  None so far.

Signed off by mentor: elecharny, coheigea

18 Apr 2012

Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities in
enterprise environments, implemented in JEE technology. Syncope joined the
incubator on February 10th 2012.

Community Development:

 Older Syncope users-base is (not really quickly) migrating to the new ASF
 infrastructure, user@ ML activity is low.

Project Development:

 Commits activity is healthy, commits@ ML activity is high.

 Committers are working towards the first release.

Web Site/Communication Development:

 The website is kept up-to-date on http://incubator.apache.org/syncope/
 Status page http://incubator.apache.org/projects/syncope.html is updated

 It introduces Syncope and provide first content.

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be aware of:

 None so far.

Signed off by mentor: simonetripodi

21 Mar 2012

Apache Syncope is an Open Source system for managing digital identities in
enterprise environments, implemented in JEE technology. Syncope joined the
incubator on February 10th 2012.

Community Development:

Project is still too young to have attracted users already.

Project Development:

New committers accounts have been created,
SVN+MLs+JIRA+Confluence+Jenkins+Sonar+Nexus have been enabled,
codebase has been imported, development started healthy.

Now, we are working towards the first release.

Web Site/Communication Development:

The website has been created and kept up-to-date according to
development: http://incubator.apache.org/syncope/

It introduces Syncope and provide first content.

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be aware of:

None so far.

Signed off by mentors: elecharny, coheigea, simonetripodi