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Re: [DRAFT] June 2018 Daffodil Podling Report


This report plus grammar corrections have been added to the wiki:

https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/June2018

- Steve

On 06/04/2018 12:54 PM, Mike Beckerle wrote:
> 
> Fix misphrased sentence "Still under active development, though upcoming features are
>   large are take time to implement"
> 
> 
> 
> ________________________________
> From: Steve Lawrence <slawrence@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, June 4, 2018 11:40:06 AM
> To: dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [DRAFT] June 2018 Daffodil Podling Report
> 
> Apache Daffodil is an implementation of the Data Format Description
> Language (DFDL) used to convert between fixed format data and
> XML/JSON.
> 
> Daffodil has been incubating since 2017-08-27.
> 
> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> 
>   1. Increase community growth and participation
>   2. Establish a frequent release schedule
>   3. Working other Apache projects where Daffodil could provided extra
>      functionality
> 
> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> aware of?
> 
> - None, previous legal issues regarding Open Grid Forum license were
>   clarified (LEGAL-369)
> 
> How has the community developed since the last report?
> 
> - Starting community building, including conversations on the user@
>   and dev@ lists from a handful of users requesting some support and
>   information on Daffodil for DFDL schema creation.
> - Mike Beckerle was accepted for a talk on Daffodil at ApacheCon
> - Received two bug fix contributions from an outside user, who was
>   able to spin up and make contributions quickly
> 
> How has the project developed since the last report?
> 
> - Created our first release as an Apache incubator
> - All website and wiki documentation is up to date
> - Had 14 commits from 5 different developers over the past three months
> - Still under active development, though upcoming features are
>   large are take time to implement
> 
> 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:
> 
>   2018-05-14
> 
> When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?
> 
> - None, same as project incubation
>