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brpc

16 Sep 2020

brpc is an industrial-grade RPC framework for building reliable and high-
performance services.

brpc has been incubating since 2018-11-13.

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

 1.release Apache standard releases regularly
 2.attract more contributors and committers
 3.clean branding issue

### Are there any issues that the IPMC or ASF Board need to be aware of?
 No big issues.

### How has the community developed since the last report?
 We had one online meeting on Aug to talk about the task lists of
 near future.
 It includes several tasks.
 1. Let new PPMC member to involve into release related things
 2. Add “good first issue” to several GitHub issues for beginner
 3. Plan to have monthly online meeting

 And we found that there are several engineers from tencent were
 using brpc too.
 We have invited them to join the dev@ mail list.

### How has the project developed since the last report?
 Build 0.9.8-rc01 is released,  this time our new PPMC member helei
 made the build.
 we are planning for our next release as 1.0.0 before the end of
 this year.

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

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

### Date of last release:

 2020-08-05 vote passed for 0.9.8-rc01

### When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
 2019-12-24

### Have your mentors been helpful and responsive?
 Are things falling through the cracks? If so, please list any
 open issues that need to be addressed.

 Von suggest that we need to fix compliance issue and make a
 standard apache release next time.
 And we are planning that we will fix these issues on our next build
 which will become 1.0.0.

### Is the PPMC managing the podling's brand / trademarks?
 Are 3rd parties respecting and correctly using the podlings
 name and brand? If not what actions has the PPMC taken to
 correct this? Has the VP, Brand approved the project name?
 Not ready for the branding issue, will check it next time.

### Signed-off-by:

 - [X] (brpc) Kevin A. McGrail
    Comments: Any chance we can get more committers?
 - [ ] (brpc) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
    Comments:
 - [X] (brpc) Von Gosling
    Comments:

### IPMC/Shepherd notes:

17 Jun 2020

brpc is an industrial-grade RPC framework for building reliable and high-
performance services.

brpc has been incubating since 2018-11-13.

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

 1. release Apache standard releases regularly
 2. attract more contributors and committers
 3. clean branding issue

### Are there any issues that the IPMC or ASF Board need to be aware of?
 No big issues

### How has the community developed since the last report?
 we organized a meeting to listen to Apache ShardingSphere's chair
 -zhangliang,
 he shared his experience on how to develop his project's community and
 how to
 graduate. we learned a lot.

### How has the project developed since the last report?
 we discussed about the release schedule of brpc, maybe a quarter per
 release will be ok for now.
 And new PPMC member helei will participate into the work of release.

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

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

### Date of last release:

 2020-01-16

### When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
 2019-12-24

### Have your mentors been helpful and responsive?
 Kevin reminded us for our incubator report, thanks for his reminder.

### Is the PPMC managing the podling's brand / trademarks?
 Not ready for the branding issue, will check it next time.

### Signed-off-by:

 - [X] (brpc) Kevin A. McGrail
    Comments:  No comments just keep trucking.
 - [X] (brpc) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
    Comments:
 - [X] (brpc) Von Gosling
    Comments:

### IPMC/Shepherd notes:

18 Mar 2020

brpc is an industrial-grade RPC framework for building reliable and high-
performance services.

brpc has been incubating since 2018-11-13.

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

 1. release apache standard release regularly
 2. attract more contributors and committers
 3. clean branding issue

### Are there any issues that the IPMC or ASF Board need to be aware of?
 No big issues

### How has the community developed since the last report?
 We added three new committers, they are helei, cai Daojin, mu gaidong.
 they are all from iqiyi company , using brpc for their business,
 and contributing a lot to brpc projects, including bugfix/feature/code
 review/evangelism.

### How has the project developed since the last report?
 1. vote for release 0.97 rc2 failed due to some license issue
 2. vote for release 0.97 rc3 is still ongoing, with WIP disclaimer,
 hopefully will be done next week

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

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

### Date of last release:

 2020-01-16

### When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
 2019-12-24

### Have your mentors been helpful and responsive?
 von helped a lot with the release discussion,
 and JB/kevin also help to vote for new committers.

### Is the PPMC managing the podling's brand / trademarks?
 Not ready for the branding issue, will check it next time.

### Signed-off-by:

 - [X] (brpc) Kevin A. McGrail
    Comments: Nicely done this quarter.
 - [X] (brpc) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
    Comments:
 - [x] (brpc) Von Gosling
    Comments:  As we get closer to the first apache release, the community
    needs to further strengthen the building and increase developer
activity.

### IPMC/Shepherd notes:
 Justin Mclean: It seems your release has not been placed in the offical
 release area. Please do so.

18 Dec 2019

brpc is an industrial-grade RPC framework for building reliable and high-
performance services.

brpc has been incubating since 2018-11-13.

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

 1. make more apache release
 2. attract more committer
 3. clean branding issue

### Are there any issues that the IPMC or ASF Board need to be aware of?
 No big issues.

### How has the community developed since the last report?
 1. Website for brpc has been setup, https://brpc.apache.org
 2. Organized brpc workshop on coscon 2019 Shanghai, more than 30 people
 attended

### How has the project developed since the last report?
 1. released 0.97 rc1
 2. vote for apache release 0.97 rc1 failed ,due to some minor problem
 3. working on 0.97rc2 release, will call for vote in one week

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

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

### Date of last release:

 still on first apache release

### When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
 No new committer, will search for some candidate next.

### Have your mentors been helpful and responsive?
 Our mentor Von pointed out some minor problem for 0.97 rc1,
 and gave some detail instruction through phone calls.
 JB and Kevin helped to sign the pod report。

### Is the PPMC managing the podling's brand / trademarks?
 Not ready for the branding issue, will check it next month.

### Signed-off-by:

 - [X] (brpc) Kevin A. McGrail
    Comments: None
 - [X] (brpc) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
    Comments:
 - [X] (brpc) Von Gosling
    Comments: In terms of brand / trademarks, I have read github and
    website briefly, haven't found any problem at present.

### IPMC/Shepherd notes:

18 Sep 2019

brpc is an industrial-grade RPC framework for building reliable and high-
performance services.

brpc has been incubating since 2018-11-13.

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

 1. finish Apache release regularly
 2. attract more users and contributors
 3. build website

### 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?
 brpc team had organized a forum on Aug 3rd in Shanghai China,  over 100
 engineers attended it,
 Contributors from Baidu/bilibili/iQiyi shared their experience on using
 brpc in their projects.
 we hope to attract more engineers to use and contribute to brpc project.

 A new team from baidu shanghai office have began to working on brpc,
 including liuzhiwei, shizhan, tangjie, xingyongxu and yuhao.

### How has the project developed since the last report?
 we proposed the first apache release,
 the vote of rc1 was failed due to one 3rd party's license missed from
 LICENSE.
 the vote of rc2 was still on, waiting for JB's comments.

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

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

### Date of last release:

 Still working on the first release

### When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
 No new ones.

### Have your mentors been helpful and responsive?
 JB promised to check our release candidate 2.
 Von gave us many suggestions about how to discuss in maillist.

### Signed-off-by:

 - [X] (brpc) Kevin A. McGrail
    Comments:  None. Good work on the rc2 work.  Thanks to Von and JB for
    their input.
 - [ ] (brpc) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
    Comments:
 - [X] (brpc) Von Gosling
    Comments: There is some issues about rc2, begin to prepare rc3. What's
    more, I'm encouraging them to interact more in the community,
    and I'm sure their first major release will be back soon after enter
    the incubator

### IPMC/Shepherd notes:

17 Jul 2019

brpc is an industrial-grade RPC framework for building reliable and high-
performance services.

BRPC has been incubating since 2018-11-13.

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

 1. Check all third-party dependency, and remove unused NSPR files
 2. Update all source files to add unified header
 3. Plan to have a offline forum in Shanghai to prompt brpc

### Are there any issues that the IPMC or ASF Board need to be aware of?
 No

### How has the community developed since the last report?
 It is very near to its first Apache release.

### How has the project developed since the last report?
 We have made a large progress toward Apache release,
 and planed a forum to attract more users.

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

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

### Date of last release:

 Still working on the first release

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

 No answer.

### Have your mentors been helpful and responsive?

 No answer.

### Signed-off-by:

 - [X] (brpc) Kevin A. McGrail
    Comments:  Love the forum idea to build the community.
 - [X] (brpc) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
    Comments:
 - [ ] (brpc) Von Gosling
    Comments:

### IPMC/Shepherd notes:

15 May 2019

brpc is an industrial-grade RPC framework for building reliable and
high-performance services.

brpc has been incubating since 2018-11-13.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
 1. We begin to prepare an apache release, including prepare for unified
 License/Copyright, clean dependencies.
 2. We depend on npsr’ time, it is MPL/LGPL license, we need to find
 another lib for it.

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

 No

How has the community developed since the last report?

 Added two potential committers, they are huwenwei and wangweibing ,
 they will participate in the work of first apache release , and take some
 tasks already.  .

How has the project developed since the last report?

 There are many bugfix into the trunk.

How would you assess the podling's maturity?

 Still in early stage

Please feel free to add your own commentary.

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

Date of last release:

 Still working on the first release

When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?

 2019/2. Jerrytan became a new member of PPMC

Have your mentors been helpful and responsive or are things falling
through the cracks? In the latter case, please list any open issues
that need to be addressed.

Signed-off-by:

 [X](brpc) Kevin A. McGrail
    Comments: Improving steadily.
 [ ](brpc) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
    Comments:
 [X](brpc) Von Gosling
    Comments:

IPMC/Shepherd notes:
 Von Gosling: brpc community should pay more warm in the community building
 except the first release.

20 Mar 2019

BRPC is an industrial-grade RPC framework for building reliable and high-
performance services.

BRPC has been incubating since 2018-11-13.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:

 1. Repo has been just moved to apache org,thanks for apache infra‘s help
 2. Begin to prepare an apache release
 3. Community buidling is going on

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

 Community is a little shy, some more activities could be occurred in the
 mail list.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 Added one PPMC member

How has the project developed since the last report?

 The repo has been moved to apache git hosted on github, committers are
 working on remaining commit permission issues

How would you assess the podling's maturity?

 Very beginning of the podling

Please feel free to add your own commentary.

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

Date of last release:

 No Apache release

When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?

 Added one PPMC member-JerryTan

Have your mentors been helpful and responsive or are things falling
through the cracks? In the latter case, please list any open issues
that need to be addressed.

 Dave is very helpful to push apache infra to work on repo transfer, and
 added jerrytan as new PPMC member.
 Von Gosling is also trying his best to encourage ppmc members to be more
 active and make discussion about the feature development in the community.

Signed-off-by:

 [X](brpc) Kevin A. McGrail
    Comments: I'll try and be more helpful. I've subscribed to dev
    and private.
 [ ](brpc) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
    Comments:
 [x](brpc) Von Gosling
    Comments:

IPMC/Shepherd notes:
 Dave Fisher: now the the git repository has finally been transferred and
 the correct membership is on the PPMC the podling can finally get some
 community traction.
 I plan to keep a close eye and will ask to officially mentor if needed.
 Von Gosling: community should be encouraged to make more discussion in the
 mail list.

16 Jan 2019

brpc is an industrial-grade RPC framework for building reliable and high-
performance services.

BRPC has been incubating since 2018-11-13.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:

 1. TBD
 2. TBD
 3. TBD

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

 No

How has the community developed since the last report?

 Brpc is still on early stage of incubating。

How has the project developed since the last report?

 We have finished the sign of SGA and ICLA, setup dev@brpc.apache.org
 email list, and add Gosling Von as our mentors.
 And begin to transfer repo.

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

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

Date of last release:

 N/A

When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?

Have your mentors been helpful and responsive or are things falling
through the cracks? In the latter case, please list any open issues
that need to be addressed.

Signed-off-by:

 [X](brpc) Kevin A. McGrail
    Comments:
 [X](brpc) Jean-Baptiste Onofré
    Comments:
 [X](brpc) Von Gosling
    Comments:

IPMC/Shepherd notes:
 Von Gosling: we have discussed the TBD parts in the report,
 more attention will be paid in the next report.
 Justin Mclean: Can you also state if your mentors have been helpful.

19 Dec 2018

BRPC is an industrial-grade RPC framework for building reliable and
high-performance services.

BRPC has been incubating since 2018-11-13.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:

 1. Collect the SGA and ICLAs of the Initial COmmitters
 2. Create the Mailing Lists and Subscribe
 3. Move the Repository under Apache.

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

 No.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 Just getting started. A little slowness on the Mentor / Champion side on
 the setup.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 First report.

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

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

Date of last release:

 No Apache Releases.

When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?

 None.

Have your mentors been helpful and responsive or are things falling
through the cracks? In the latter case, please list any open issues
that need to be addressed.

 Mailing list creation fell through the cracks. Corrected now.

Signed-off-by:

[ ](brpc) Jean-Baptiste Onofre
[X](brpc) Kevin A. McGrail
[ ](brpc) Von Gosling

IPMC/Shepherd notes:
   Dave Fisher: I wrote up this report and made the mailing list request.
   Justin Mclean: LDAP and DNS also feel between the cracks. Mentors were
   pinged but no response. I think it would be good for this project to
   have an extra mentor.