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From Alexander Broekhuis <a.broekh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: July board report
Date Mon, 08 Jul 2013 08:22:23 GMT
I've got a missing point myself. Last week we again had a hackathon.

Pepijn: Can you at something about that? You also wrote a nice summary :)

2013/7/8 Marcel Offermans <marcel.offermans@luminis.nl>

> +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
>
>


-- 
Met vriendelijke groet,

Alexander Broekhuis

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