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From Marcel Offermans <marcel.offerm...@luminis.nl>
Subject Re: July board report
Date Mon, 08 Jul 2013 08:12:48 GMT
+1 Looks good to me!

On Jul 8, 2013, at 8:36 AM, Alexander Broekhuis <a.broekhuis@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> It's reporting time again, so please find a first draft here, if there are
> any remarks, please reply somewhere in the coming 24hours. I'll add the
> text to the report tomorrow.
> 
> 
> =============
> Celix
> 
> Celix is an OSGi like implementation in C with a distinct focus on
> interoperability between Java and C.
> 
> Celix has been incubating since 2010-11-02.
> 
> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> 
>  1. Grow the community
>  2. Find more committers
>  3.
> 
> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be aware
> of?
> None.
> 
> 
> How has the community developed since the last report?
> Activity on the mailing list is still a bit slow, but there is still
> progress. But more importantly, the Native-OSGi effort has taken a few big
> steps. The most important one is the publication of an RFP at the OSGi
> Alliance [1]. The purpose of this RFP is to standardise OSGi for native (C
> and C++) languages. After the RFP is finalised work will be started on a
> RFC, this will be done in conjunction with writing a reference
> implementation. For this purpose Apache Celix will be used. This also means
> that C++ will be introduced in the Celix project. Most likely large parts
> of C++ code will be donated by 2 participants of the Native-OSGi project.
> This gives us a great opportunity to add extra committers and increase the
> diversity of Celix.
> 
> How has the project developed since the last report?
> As mentioned above, to be able to write a reference implementation for
> Native-OSGi the scope of Celix will be extended to also include C++.
> Details of this extension still need to be worked out. But for continuity
> the current (C) code base will (for now) remain the same. So any work
> related to Native-OSGi will (for now) be done independently from the
> current implementation.
> Also work is underway to make a second release. Whereas the first release
> focused primarily on the releasing itself, this second release will focus
> on the actual implementation. Important points are:
> * API consistency
> * Win32 support
> * APR usage
> More details can be found in [2]
> 
> Date of last release:
> 16-12-2012
> 
> Please check this [ ] when you have filled in the report for Celix.
> 
> Signed-off-by:
> Marcel Offermans: [ ](celix)
> Karl Pauls: [ ](celix)
> 
> 
> [1]: https://www.osgi.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=165
> [2]: http://incubator.markmail.org/thread/fza43iypjutcw2rm
> 
> -- 
> Met vriendelijke groet,
> 
> Alexander Broekhuis


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