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15 Feb 2023 [James Ge / Roy]

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18 Jan 2023 [James Ge / Roy]

bRPC quarterly report(Q4 2022)
●Brief description of bRPC. bRPC is an industrial-grade RPC framework for
 building reliable and high- performance services.
●The overall status and health of bRPC and the community. Apache bRPC is just
 graduated as Top Level Project in December. 129 developers from 20 more
 companies and organizations have contributed to the bRPC project, including
 10 PMC members and another 6 committers. Committers take turns responding
 user emails and issues on a weekly basis. Due to efforts of the whole
 community, the mailing list (and issue board) of Apache bRPC stays active. We
 released v1.3.0 in last october and plans to make the next release this month
 including several new features and bug fixes.
●Are there any issues for the Board to act on? There are no Board-level issues
 at this time.
●When did the project last make any releases? * bRPC v1.3.0 was released on
 Oct. 25th with several bug fixes and new features such as gcc support on
 Linux arm64.
●The overall activity in the project over the past quarter. We got 25 +1, and
 no -1 during the Vote to graduation of bRPC in the IPMC community in December
 2022. On Dec. 22th, the ASF board comfirmed the graduation of bRPC to TLP.
 bRPC v1.3.0 was released on Oct. 25th with several bug fixes and new features
 such as gcc support on Linux arm64. One new committer was added in Novemeber.
 During the past quarter, about 100 new emails were received and answered
●The current plans of bRPC. The release work for bRPC v1.4.0 is in progress,
 in which several improtant features will be included such as the RDMA support
 and bazel third_party support.  Meanwhile, we are arranging PR announcement
 for the graduation to TLP and developing new committers as always.
●When were the newest committers or PMC members elected? * On November 1st,
 2022 we elected the newest committer Chen Guangming. On June 22th, 2022 we
 added three new PMC members: Cai Daojin, Helei and Lilei.
●PMC and committer diversity. 16 PMC members and committers are from 9 unique
 organizations (including one freelancer): Baidu, ByteDance, Google,
 4Paradigm, Momemta. AI, Shopee, Tecent, JOYY.
●Project branding or naming issues, either in the project or externally. There
 are no known branding or naming issues.
●Legal issues or questions. There are no known legal issues or questions.
●Infrastructure issues or strategic needs. There are no infrastructure issues
 or strategic needs at this time.

21 Dec 2022

Establish the Apache bRPC 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 an industrial-grade RPC framework for building
 reliable and high-performance services.

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

 RESOLVED, that the Apache bRPC be and hereby is responsible for the
 creation and maintenance of software related to an industrial-grade RPC
 framework for building reliable and high-performance services; and be
 it further

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

 * Zhangyi Chen <>
 * Cai Daojin <>
 * James Ge <>
 * Von Gosling <>
 * Bear Jiang <>
 * Lorin Lee <>
 * He Lei <>
 * Jean-Baptiste Onofré <>
 * Juan Pan <>
 * Jerry Tan <>
 * Yao Wang <>
 * Wang Weibing <>
 * Jiashun Zhu <>

 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that James Ge be appointed to
 the office of Vice President, Apache bRPC, 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

 RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache Incubator
 bRPC podling encumbered upon the Apache Incubator PMC are hereafter

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