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From Alan Cabrera <>
Subject Re: Mesos - Shepherd's report
Date Fri, 11 Jan 2013 18:41:12 GMT
Sure!  I'll add it this morning.


On Jan 11, 2013, at 10:26 AM, Benjamin Hindman wrote:

> Hi Alan,
> I don't have access to update the wiki. Is that something that you can help
> me resolve? In the mean time, I pinged one of the other committers
> yesterday to update the wiki with the following report (but haven't heard
> anything back yet):
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
> 1. Add more committers (see "issues" below).
> 2. Do more releases (see "issues" below).
> 3. Grow community (do more meetups and try and get more people interested
> in hacking on codebase rather than just using the software).
> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be aware
> of?
> We've had issues getting enough votes for adding committers and doing
> releases. We recently added a new mentor (thank you Jakob Homan!) who
> promptly helped out on one of our stalled releases, but we still have yet
> to conclude a committer vote (to be clear, the vote has received unanimous
> +1's from all existing committers, but nothing from any mentors).
> How has the community developed since the last report?
> We performed a "meetup" at AirBnB which drew a large crowd. The mailing
> list continued to be active in December. People are generally interested
> and excited about the project, but we have not gotten very many developers
> working in the codebase. We hope to rectify this in the coming months by
> holding some developer specific meetups to talk about working on and
> contributing to the project.
> How has the project developed since the last report?
> There were a considerable number of bug fixes, especially around the use of
> Linux cgroups for doing resource isolation. There was also a lot of work
> done on the slave/worker component of the system to enable upgrading Mesos
> without killing all tasks/processes that it is managing. See
> On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 10:01 AM, Alan Cabrera <> wrote:
>> No report filed.  No mentor interaction to get report out.
>> With that said, the project seems pretty active.  I'm wondering why they
>> haven't graduated yet.  With that said, the project needs more than one
>> mentor, IMHO.
>> Regards,
>> Alan

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