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Yetus

15 Mar 2017 [Sean Busbey / Chris]

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

21 Dec 2016 [Sean Busbey / Marvin]

Apache Yetus provides libraries and tools that enable contribution and
release processes for software projects.

ISSUES FOR THE BOARD'S ATTENTION

Last report we were asked if we had approached VP Legal about our
licensing issue (we had a contribution we had to ultimately reject
because of a hard dependency on a GPL project). We never did approach
VP Legal because the planned new component was not an internal build
tool to our project but something intended to be used by downstream
users of our project. While our most visible downstream users are
currently other ASF projects, our goal remains the wider public good
so the foundation rules around dependency licenses should apply
normally.

RELEASES

None since last report. Last release was version 0.3.0 on May 22nd 2016.

The community is currently working through a 0.4.0 release.

ACTIVITY

Ajay Yadava was added to the PMC during this period (Dec 1st).

Andrew Wang and Ajay Yadava were added as committers during this
period (Sep 20th).

The community had a noticeable plunge in both overall activity and
apparent reviewer bandwidth during this report period. This has been
most apparent in our protracted effort to complete the 0.4.0 release.
The PMC has previously discussed our need to accelerate
responsibilities for new contributors, but the topic needs to be
reviewed again.

Additionally, I'm looking to rotate the PMC chair but none of the
other PMC members have sufficient time to step in. I've agreed to try
to keep finding the time through our March report. I presume the lack
of folks who think they have the extra hour or two per quarter means
our community needs to get aggressive on PMC recruitment in addition
to our need to expand the committer list.

STATS

- Currently 8 PMC members
- Currently 10 committers
- dev list has 41 subscribers (flat from previous period)
- 17 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
- 7 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months

21 Sep 2016 [Sean Busbey / Isabel]

Apache Yetus provides libraries and tools that enable contribution and
release processes for software projects.

ISSUES FOR THE BOARD'S ATTENTION

None at this time.

RELEASES

None since last report. Last release was version 0.3.0 on May 22nd 2016.

Volunteer bandwidth for release managing is expected in mid-to-late September.

ACTIVITY

No new PMC addition in the last three months.

Last PMC addition was Kengo Seki on February 28th 2016.

No new committer additions in the last three months.

Last committer addition was Marco Zühlke on May 23rd 2016.

In the last three months the project has had an increase in
contributions from new folks and a slight down turn in code from
established committers as a part of normal cyclical volunteer
attention. We remain reliant on a small pool of our volunteers for the
majority of contribution reviews, but the PMC continues to look for
potential new committers.

Members of the HBase, Hadoop, and Kudu communities worked towards
transitioning build tooling they each maintained to track API
compatibility changes in Java projects to a common component in Yetus.
After expending a fair bit of effort, the work had to be abandoned in
favor of per-project tooling due to licensing restrictions on its
dependencies; contributors did not know of a non-GPL alternative to
the base tools for comparing API changes.

Mailing list traffic remains low, with an uptick in September. The
community remains responsive to discussion requests and filed issues,
so we're not concerned.

STATS

- Currently 7 PMC members
- Currently 8 committers
- dev list has 41 subscribers (up 5 in the last 3 months)
- 38 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
- 38 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months

15 Jun 2016 [Sean Busbey / Mark]

Apache Yetus provides libraries and tools that enable contribution and release
processes for software projects.

ISSUES FOR THE BOARD'S ATTENTION

None at this time.

RELEASES

- Version 0.2.1 was released on April 7th 2016.
- Version 0.3.0 was released on May 22nd 2016.

ACTIVITY

No new PMC addition in the last three months.

Last PMC addition was Kengo Seki on February 28th 2016.

Marco Zühlke was added as a committer on May 23rd 2016.

Since our last report the community has worked on adding some new features for
our existing downstream users, including a new tool for measuring code base
health according to the rules defined in the precommit patch test tool. We've
also been discussing easing getting started with the project through a
combination of additional documentation and making use of the new Apache Help
Wanted tool from comdev.

As planned, our Allen Wittenauer presented the project at ApacheCon BigData
and ApacheCon Core. Additionally he also gave a precommit patch test tool
specific overview to the Apache HBase community at a meetup in San Francisco.

Mailing list traffic remains low, as in prior reports, but less bursty. The
community is still responsive to incoming requests, so we're not concerned.

STATS

- Currently 7 PMC members
- Currently 8 committers
- dev list has 36 subscribers (up 5 in the last 3 months)
- 88 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
- 71 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months

16 Mar 2016 [Sean Busbey / Greg]

Apache Yetus provides libraries and tools that enable contribution and release
processes for software projects.

ISSUES FOR THE BOARD'S ATTENTION

None at this time.

RELEASES

Version 0.1.0 was released on December 13th 2015.
Version 0.2.0 was released on March 7th 2016.

ACTIVITY

Kengo Seki was added to the PMC on February 28th 2016.

No new committers in the last three months.

Last new committer was Kengo Seki on December 01, 2015.

The community has just finished laying some process groundwork to make
on-boarding new release managers easier. This culminated in our second release.
This release should be sufficiently stable for us to concentrate more on
evangelism beyond the handful of projects that brought the current contributors
to Yetus in the first place.

Our Allen Wittenauer has talks on Yetus scheduled for ApacheCon Core as well as
ApacheCon BigData. We believe this will be the largest audience the project has
been presented to.

Mailing list traffic remains low, but responsive.

STATS

- Currently 7 PMC members
- Currently 7 committers
- dev list has 31 subscribers (up 6 in the last 3 months)
- 106 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
- 81 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months

16 Dec 2015 [Sean Busbey / Chris]

Apache Yetus provides libraries and tools that enable contribution and
release processes for software projects.

ISSUES FOR THE BOARD'S ATTENTION

None at this time.

RELEASES

None to date.

ACTIVITY

No new PMC additions in the past three months.

Last PMC addition was formation on September 16, 2015.

Added new committer Kengo Seki on December 01, 2015.

The community is closing in on our first release. We've cleared up
several issues found during testing and are coming to consensus on a
temporary build process for release artifacts.

Mailing list traffic is very low, with most project activity on the issue
tracker. Folks showed up on the list just fine for the announcement of our
committer, so I presume things will shift back to the list as we need to
discuss project direction.

STATS

- Currently 6 PMC members
- Currently 7 committers
- dev list has 23 subscribers (up 23 in the last 3 months)
- 177 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
- 109 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months

18 Nov 2015 [Sean Busbey / David]

Apache Yetus provides libraries and tools that enable contribution and
release processes for software projects.

ISSUES FOR THE BOARD'S ATTENTION

None at this time.

RELEASES

None to date.

ACTIVITY

No new PMC additions in the past three months.

Last PMC addition was formation on September 16, 2015.

No new committers added in the past three months.

Last committer addition was formation on September 16, 2015.

The community continues to move towards our first release. In preparation,
over the last month we've started dog-fooding the components we create,
improved our user facing documentation, and worked with the Apache Hadoop
community to validate our pre-commit patch tester.

Mailing list activity remains low but healthy. We've discussed a few
project direction
issues and fielded some initial interest from other projects.

STATS

- Currently 6 PMC members
- Currently 6 committers
- dev list has 22 subscribers (up 22 in the last 3 months)
- 137 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
- 71 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months

21 Oct 2015 [Sean Busbey / Bertrand]

Apache Yetus provides libraries and tools that enable contribution and
release processes for software projects.

ISSUES FOR BOARD'S ATTENTION

None at this time.

RELEASES

None to date.

ACTIVITY

No new PMC additions in the past three months.

Last PMC addition was formation on September 16, 2015.

No new committers added in the past three months.

Last committer addition was formation on September 16, 2015.

The PMC has extended an invitation for committership. It has been verbally
accepted and we are awaiting ICLA filing.

The PMC has completed migration of the existing code and issues from
the Apache Hadoop project to our dedicated project resources. The community
has created a basic website with a contribution guide and are working to
complete blockers on our first release.

Mailing list activity is low but healthy, with several discussions around
project organization during our first month.

STATS

- Currently 6 PMC members.
- Currently 6 committers
- dev list has 18 subscribers (up 18 in the last 3 months)
- 45 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
- 7 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months

16 Sep 2015

Establish the Apache Yetus 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 libraries and tools that enable contribution
 and release processes for software projects

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

 RESOLVED, that the Apache Yetus Project be and hereby is
 responsible for the creation and maintenance of software
 related to libraries and tools that enable contribution
 and release processes for software projects;
 and be it further

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

 * Andrew Bayer <abayer@apache.org>
 * Sean Busbey <busbey@apache.org>
 * Nick Dimiduk <ndimiduk@apache.org>
 * Chris Nauroth <cnauroth@apache.org>
 * Andrew Purtell <apurtell@apache.org>
 * Allen Wittenauer <aw@apache.org>

 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Sean Busbey
 be appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache Yetus, 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 Yetus Project be and hereby
 is tasked with the migration and rationalization of the Apache
 Hadoop Yetus sub-project; and be it further

 RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache
 Hadoop Yetus sub-project encumbered upon the
 Apache Hadoop Project are hereafter discharged.

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

19 Aug 2015

Establish the Apache Yetus 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 libraries and tools that enable contribution
 and release processes for software projects

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

 RESOLVED, that the Apache Yetus Project be and hereby is
 responsible for the creation and maintenance of software
 related to libraries and tools that enable contribution
 and release processes for software projects;
 and be it further

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

 * Andrew Bayer <abayer@apache.org>
 * Sean Busbey <busbey@apache.org>
 * Nick Dimiduk <ndimiduk@apache.org>
 * Chris Nauroth <cnauroth@apache.org>
 * Andrew Purtell <apurtell@apache.org>
 * Allen Wittenauer <aw@apache.org>

 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Sean Busbey
 be appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache Yetus, 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 7H, Establish the Apache Yetus Project, was
 tabled.