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From Pepijn Noltes <pepijnnol...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ASF Board Report for Celix - Repeated Reminder for December 2017
Date Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:36:45 GMT
Hi All,

Sorry for my late reaction, but I was not sure how to react to this.

Concerning the missing board report. I personally have no real good reason
for this, except that it just did not have my focus.

IMO the Celix project is active enough, at least from a coding point of
The remarks of the ASF board do have a point that we, the PCM members, have
a shared responsibility for the board reports. I my opinion this also
extends to the overall activity on the Celix project.

This is something we should and my opinion can improve. So PMC members, but
also committers, try to more active on the mailing list. This will in my
opinion help in the more overall visibility/productivity of the Apache
Celix project. This is also a remark to myself ...

I will pick op the responsibility to prepare and commit the next board
report, but for next time please feel free to query or prepare and a Celix
board report if a reminder is send.


On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 6:04 PM Phil Steitz <psteitz@apache.org> wrote:

> Dear Celix community,
> In the governance model at the ASF the board delegates responsibility for
> managing projects to PMCs. To enable the board to provide oversight across
> the
> foundation, PMCs are tasked with providing the board with a quarterly
> report on the health of the project. The board has noticed that the reports
> for Celix have been missed for a number of months.
> The reports to the board are normally written by the PMC chair but all PMC
> members have an individual responsibility to ensure that a report is
> submitted. If the PMC chair is not available then any PMC member can submit
> the report. If you need help with this process, please reach out to
> board@apache.org
> Please ensure that a report for Celix is submitted to the board for the
> next meeting.
> If the PMC chair is not going to be available for an extended period of
> time
> it may make sense to rotate the PMC chair. Rotating the PMC chair does not
> mean the current chair has failed. People's situations and interests
> change,
> and rotation is good as it allows more people to become familiar with that
> role. Again, if assistance is required with this process, please feel free
> to
> reach out to board@apache.org
> As projects mature, they will naturally reach a point where activity
> reduces
> to a level that the project is no longer sustainable. At Apache, projects
> reach this stage when there are no longer 3 active PMC members providing
> oversight. Projects that reach this stage are placed in the attic[1].  If
> Celix has reached this point, please reach out to the Attic project to
> arrange transfer. On the other hand, if your project is mostly dormant but
> still has at least three active PMC members it can stay in that state for
> as
> long as needed. If your project is in such a state, please mention that in
> your report and verify the PMC's state at regular intervals.
> Finally, if you have any questions please feel free to reach out to
> board@apache.org.
> Thanks,
> The ASF Board
> [1] (http://attic.apache.org/

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