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From William Guo <gu...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] ECharts - proposal for Apache Incubation
Date Fri, 12 Jan 2018 07:38:29 GMT
Our Apache Griffin is also using ECharts as frontier, it is so convenient
and so powerful.
I think, definitely, it will benefit Apache community too.



Thanks,
William


On Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 1:12 PM, ShaoFeng Shi <shaofengshi@apache.org>
wrote:

> Hi Zhongyi,
>
> Our project is Apache Kylin, an OLAP engine for big data. Here is the
> project homepage: https://kylin.apache.org/
>
>
> 2018-01-12 11:23 GMT+08:00 Tan,Zhongyi <tanzhongyi@baidu.com>:
>
> > Hi,shaofeng, thanks
> >
> > What is your project name?
> >
> > I may need to update the proposal to add your project name there。
> >
> > Best regards
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > 在 18/1/11 21:57,“ShaoFeng Shi”<shaofengshi@apache.org> 写入:
> >
> > >ECharts is a popular web toolkit as I know; We can quickly build very
> > fancy
> > >web charts with it; In our scenario (OLAP front-end), ECharts directly
> > >connect with Apache Kylin REST server within JavaScript, no middleware
> > >layer needed; This framework is very agile and lightweight.
> > >
> > >Glad to see it can benefit more by joining Apache incubator.
> > >
> > >2018-01-11 21:24 GMT+08:00 Tan,Zhongyi <tanzhongyi@baidu.com>:
> > >
> > >> Thanks, willem,
> > >>
> > >> I will contact you.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> 在 2018/1/11 下午7:27, "Willem Jiang" <willem.jiang@gmail.com>
写入:
> > >>
> > >> >It's great to see that ECharts be a part of Apache incubating
> project.
> > >> >As Wu Shen and I are in Beijing, we could share you some experiences
> of
> > >> >incubating project setup things.
> > >> >
> > >> >Willem Jiang
> > >> >
> > >> >Blog: http://willemjiang.blogspot.com (English)
> > >> >          http://jnn.iteye.com  (Chinese)
> > >> >Twitter: willemjiang
> > >> >Weibo: 姜宁willem
> > >> >
> > >> >On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 2:16 PM, Tan,Zhongyi <tanzhongyi@baidu.com>
> > wrote:
> > >> >
> > >> >>
> > >> >> Glad to hear that,
> > >> >>
> > >> >> I will add apache eagle to Echarts proposal document also.
> > >> >>
> > >> >> thanks
> > >> >>
> > >> >> 在 2018/1/8 下午12:31, "Hao Chen" <hao@apache.org>
写入:
> > >> >>
> > >> >> >Great to hear that ECharts is coming to ASF!
> > >> >> >
> > >> >> >ECharts is a great chart library with good documentation and
well
> > >> >> >community
> > >> >> >support.  In Apache Eagle, we use ECharts a lot for monitoring
> > >> >>dashboards
> > >> >> >and data visualization.
> > >> >> >
> > >> >> >
> > >> >> >Welcome and Good luck!
> > >> >> >
> > >> >> >
> > >> >> >Hao Chen
> > >> >> >
> > >> >> >
> > >> >> >On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 11:33 AM, Tan,Zhongyi <
> tanzhongyi@baidu.com>
> > >> >> wrote:
> > >> >> >
> > >> >> >> Hi, wusheng & skywalking team,
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >> >> Glad to hear that your project is already using echarts.
> > >> >> >> If meet any problem or have any feature request, please
let us
> > know.
> > >> >> >> Thanks
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >> >> I will update the proposal to add your project there.
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >> >> 在 2018/1/7 下午6:18, "吴晟 Sheng Wu" <wu.sheng@foxmail.com>
写入:
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >> >> >Hi, ECharts community team.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >Glad your guys bringing the project to Apache. SkyWalking
's
> next
> > >> >> >>release
> > >> >> >> >will use some ECharts charts for our APM visualization.
> (already
> > in
> > >> >> >> >developing branch)
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >So if you like, you can put `Apache SkyWalking (Incubating)`
in
> > your
> > >> >> >> >"Relationships with Other Apache Products" section.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >This is a good and useful project. Welcome and gook
luck.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >------------------
> > >> >> >> >Sheng Wu
> > >> >> >> >Apache SkyWalking creator and PPMC member
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >------------------ Original ------------------
> > >> >> >> >From:  "Tan,Zhongyi";<tanzhongyi@baidu.com>;
> > >> >> >> >Date:  Fri, Jan 5, 2018 06:00 PM
> > >> >> >> >To:  "general@incubator.apache.org"<
> general@incubator.apache.org
> > >;
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >Subject:  [PROPOSAL] ECharts - proposal for Apache
Incubation
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >Hi,  Dear Apache Incubator Community,
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >Please accept the follow proposal for presentation
and
> > discussion:
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/EChartsProposal
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >ECharts is a charting and data visualization library
written in
> > >> >> >> >JavaScript .
> > >> >> >> >It has been an open source project on github since
2013, and is
> > one
> > >> >>of
> > >> >> >> >the
> > >> >> >> >most popular repositories in topic of data visualization
> > category in
> > >> >> >> >github.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >Best regards.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >Below is the proposal also.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >= ECharts Proposal =
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >=== Abstract ===
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >ECharts is a charting and data visualization library
written in
> > >> >> >> >JavaScript.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >=== Proposal ===
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >ECharts provides a powerful, interactive charting
and data
> > >> >> >>visualization
> > >> >> >> >library
> > >> >> >> >and framework for web browser, mobile App and backend
usage.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >=== Background ===
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >A primary goal of data visualization is to communicate
> > information
> > >> >> >> >clearly and
> > >> >> >> >efficiently via statistical graphics, plots and other
graphics.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >Numerical data may be presented in dots, lines, or
bars, to
> > visually
> > >> >> >> >communicate
> > >> >> >> >a quantitative message. Effective visualization helps
users to
> > >> >>analyze
> > >> >> >> >data .
> > >> >> >> >It makes complex data more readable, understandable.[1]
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >Now data visualization concerns mainly about presentation
and
> > >> >> >>propagation
> > >> >> >> >in web,
> > >> >> >> >ECharts uses JavaScript as its basic programing language.
It
> > brings
> > >> >> >>great
> > >> >> >> >compatibility across multiple platforms, not only
in web
> > browsers,
> > >> >>but
> > >> >> >> >also
> > >> >> >> >in mobile Apps via embedded web engine or in backend
> environment
> > via
> > >> >> >>the
> > >> >> >> >techniques
> > >> >> >> >of headless browser.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >=== Rationale ===
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >ECharts encapsulates the underlying data transformation,
> control
> > >> >>flow,
> > >> >> >> >visual
> > >> >> >> >encoding and rendering, receiving the visualization
> requirements
> > >> >>with
> > >> >> >> >declarative language,
> > >> >> >> >and produces interactive charts and components. We
will
> highlight
> > >> >>the
> > >> >> >> >features below to
> > >> >> >> >illustrate the power that ECharts already has, and
our concerns
> > and
> > >> >>our
> > >> >> >> >visions:
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >  * User Diversity:
> > >> >> >> >ECharts expects that its users are not only web developers,
but
> > also
> > >> >> >> >people with lesser programing skills. So ECharts
enables users
> to
> > >> >> >> >describe data and settings with declarative language,
which
> > lowers
> > >> >> >> >the barrier but without losing the power, and benefit
to
> transfer
> > >> >> >> >and store.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >  * Configurable Interactions:
> > >> >> >> >ECharts has provided plenty of interactions and aims
at
> providing
> > >> >>more.
> > >> >> >> >Both human interactions and the interactions with
upper program
> > are
> > >> >> >> >supported and can be configurable.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >  * Large Data:
> > >> >> >> >Although the browser environment and JavaScript bring
some
> > >> >>performance
> > >> >> >> >limits in visualizing large data or performing animations,
> > ECharts
> > >> >>have
> > >> >> >> >been adopting various optimization techniques to
rise the upper
> > >> >>limit
> > >> >> >> >of the amount of data that it can process, and keep
improving
> the
> > >> >> >> >fluency of interactions and animations.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >  * Cross-Platform:
> > >> >> >> >The underlying render engine of ECharts can be switched
between
> > >> >> >> >HTMLCanvas, SVG, or VML, which provides good compatibility
and
> > >> >>brings
> > >> >> >> >opportunities to optimize performance according to
different
> > >> >>platform
> > >> >> >> >and usage scenarios. Besides, ECharts can also works
in backend
> > >> >> >> >environment via headless techniques.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >ECharts can be created using headless browsers to
pregenerate
> > >> >>reports
> > >> >> >>on
> > >> >> >> >more powerful machines for better performance on
> resource-limited
> > >> >> >>devices
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >  *Extension and Customization:
> > >> >> >> >ECharts provides extension mechanisms to make new
types of
> chart
> > and
> > >> >> >> >components,
> > >> >> >> >adopt other layout algorithms, or even adopt other
render
> > >> >>techniques.
> > >> >> >> >Various developers have contributed different types
of
> extensions
> > >> >>based
> > >> >> >> >on ECharts.[2]
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >=== Current Status ===
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >ECharts has been an open source project on GitHub[3]
since
> 2013.
> > >> >> >> >Currently it has more than 20k stars, more than 50k
monthly
> > >> >> >>downloads[4]
> > >> >> >> >in NPM, and is one of the most popular repositories
in topic of
> > data
> > >> >> >> >visualization category in GitHub.[5] And it has been
used in
> many
> > >> >> >> >products of Baidu and other companies such as Alibaba,
Tencent,
> > >> >> >>Netease,
> > >> >> >> >XinHua News Agency,National Bureau of Statistics
of China,
> Sina,
> > >> >> >> >State Grid Corporation of China, Lenovo, Ctrip etc.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >=== Meritocracy ===
> > >> >> >> >The ECharts project already operates on meritocratic
> principles.
> > >> >> >> >It was originally created by Lin Zhifeng in 2013,adding
> > developers
> > >> >> >> >worldwide and has accepted multiple major patches
from a
> diverse
> > set
> > >> >> >> >of contributors.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >We will follow ASF meritocratic principles to encourage
more
> > >> >> >> >developers to contribute in this project. We know
that only
> > active
> > >> >>and
> > >> >> >> >committed developers from a diverse set of backgrounds
can make
> > >> >>ECharts
> > >> >> >> >a successful project. We are also improving the project
> > >> >>documentation
> > >> >> >> >and code to help new developers to get started quickly.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >=== Community ===
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >ECharts has been building an active community for
the last four
> > >> >>years.
> > >> >> >> >Currently, the community includes over 50 contributors
.
> > >> >> >> >The core developers of our project are listed below.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >=== Core Developers ===
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >   * Su Shuang (https://github.com/100pah
> sushuang0322@gmail.com
> > )
> > >> >> >> >   * Shen Yi (https://github.com/pissang shenyi.914@gmail.com
> )
> > >> >> >> >   * Zhang Wenli (https://github.com/Ovilia me@zhangwenli.com
> )
> > >> >> >> >   * Li Deqing (https://github.com/deqingli
> annong035@gmail.com)
> > >> >> >> >   * Dong Rui (https://github.com/erik168 errorrik@gmail.com)
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >=== Alignment ===
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >ECharts is popular in data visualization and charting
on web
> > >> >>projects.
> > >> >> >> >And ASF has many famous web projects and big data
related
> > projects.
> > >> >> >> >We believe that ASF is a perfect choice to help ECharts
project
> > to
> > >> >> >> >attract more developers and have more cooperation
with existing
> > >> >> >>projects.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >=== Known Risks ===
> > >> >> >> >==== Orphaned products ====
> > >> >> >> >Given the current level of investment in ECharts
and the
> > >> >>stakeholders
> > >> >> >> >using it - the risk of the project being abandoned
is minimal.
> > >> >> >> >Baidu, for example, is in active development to use
ECharts in
> > many
> > >> >>of
> > >> >> >> >its services and many large corporations including
Alibaba,
> > Tencent,
> > >> >> >> >Huawei, Sina, Lenovo use it in their production applications.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >==== Inexperience with Open Source ====
> > >> >> >> >ECharts has been an active open source project for
more than 4
> > >> >>years.
> > >> >> >> >During that time, the project has attracted 50+ contributors.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >==== Homogenous Developers ====
> > >> >> >> >The most of core developers are from Baidu, but after
ECharts
> was
> > >> >>open
> > >> >> >> >sourced,
> > >> >> >> >ECharts received a lot of bug fixes and enhancements
from other
> > >> >> >> >developers not working at Baidu.
> > >> >> >> >And the founder of ECharts,Lin Zhifeng still contributes
a lot
> > >> >>after he
> > >> >> >> >left Baidu.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >=== Reliance on Salaried Developers ===
> > >> >> >> >Although some of the developers are salaried, the
project is
> > >> >>personally
> > >> >> >> >initiated from
> > >> >> >> >the beginning. The core developers have been dedicated
to this
> > >> >>project
> > >> >> >> >for four years
> > >> >> >> >and have kept the project independent with developers
around
> the
> > >> >>world
> > >> >> >> >involved.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >=== Relationships with Other Apache Products ===
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >We have not found an existing charting project in
Apache yet.
> And
> > >> >>there
> > >> >> >> >is potential
> > >> >> >> >cooperation with some existing Apache projects big
data
> related.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >=== A Excessive Fascination with the Apache Brand
===
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >Our interests and motivations are based on the factors
> mentioned
> > in
> > >> >>the
> > >> >> >> >Rationale
> > >> >> >> >section rather than the publicity. Furthermore, the
brand of
> > ECharts
> > >> >> >>has
> > >> >> >> >been successful
> > >> >> >> >in the past years on their own and we would be happy
to keep on
> > this
> > >> >> >> >path. We are honored
> > >> >> >> > at getting the opportunity to join the ASF, with
the
> > understanding
> > >> >>to
> > >> >> >> >ensure its brand
> > >> >> >> >policies are respected.Also we expect that Apache
brand will
> > help to
> > >> >> >> >attract more contributors.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >=== Documentation ===
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >[1] Data Visualization:
> > >> >> >> >https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_visualization
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >[2] ECharts Extensions:
> > >> >> >> >https://github.com/ecomfe/ECharts#resources
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >[3] ECharts Information:
> > >> >> >> >https://github.com/ecomfe/ECharts
> > >> >> >> >https://ecomfe.github.io/echarts-doc/public/en/index.html
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >[4] ECharts in NPM:
> > >> >> >> >https://www.npmjs.com/package/echarts
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >[5] GitHub Data Visualization Topic:
> > >> >> >> >https://github.com/topics/data-visualization
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >=== Initial Source ===
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >ECharts has been developed since 2013. It currently
has an
> active
> > >> >> >> >developer and user community
> > >> >> >> >with a codebase in JavaScript.We currently use Github
to
> maintain
> > >> >>our
> > >> >> >> >source code and
> > >> >> >> >track issues at https://github.com/ecomfe/ECharts.
> > >> >> >> >We need to move our respository to Apache infrastructure.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >=== Source and Intellectual Property Submission Plan
===
> > >> >> >> >ECharts  source code is available under BSD-3 license
and owned
> > by
> > >> >> >>Baidu.
> > >> >> >> >We will work with the committers to get ICLAs signed.
> > >> >> >> >We will provide a Software Grant Agreement from an
authorized
> > signer
> > >> >> >> >per https://www.apache.org/licenses/software-grant-
> template.pdf
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >=== External Dependencies ===
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >All The dependencies are released under Apache compatible
> > licenses,
> > >> >> >> >including BSD and MIT.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >=== Required Resources ===
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >==== Mailing List: ====
> > >> >> >> >There are currently no mailing lists.
> > >> >> >> >The usual mailing lists are expected to be set up
when entering
> > >> >> >> >incubation:
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> > * private@echarts.incubator.apache.org
> > >> >> >> > * dev@echarts.incubator.apache.org
> > >> >> >> > * commits@echarts.incubator.apache.org
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >==== Git Repositories: ====
> > >> >> >> >Upon entering incubation:
> > >> >>https://github.com/apache/incubator-echarts
> > >> >> >> >After incubation, we want to move the existing repo
from
> > >> >> >> >github/ecomfe/echarts to Apache infrastructure.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >==== Issue Tracking: ====
> > >> >> >> >ECharts currently uses GitHub to track issues. there
are more
> > than
> > >> >>7k
> > >> >> >> >issues.
> > >> >> >> >Would like to continue to do so while we discuss
migration
> > >> >> >>possibilities
> > >> >> >> >with the ASF Infra committee.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >==== URL: ====
> > >> >> >> >Currently the website url is
> > >> >> >> >https://ecomfe.github.io/echarts-doc/public/en/index.html.
> > >> >> >> > It will be moved to http://echarts.incubator.apache.org/
to
> > follow
> > >> >> >> >incubator conventions.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >=== Initial Committers ===
> > >> >> >> > * Lin Zhifeng (https://github.com/kener
> kener.linfeng@gmail.com
> > )
> > >> >> >> > * Su Shuang (https://github.com/100pah sushuang0322@gmail.com
> )
> > >> >> >> > * Shen Yi (https://github.com/pissang shenyi.914@gmail.com)
> > >> >> >> > * Zhang Wenli (https://github.com/Ovilia me@zhangwenli.com)
> > >> >> >> > * Li Deqing (https://github.com/deqingli annong035@gmail.com)
> > >> >> >> > * Wang Junting
> > >> >> >> > * Dong Rui (https://github.com/erik168 errorrik@gmail.com)
> > >> >> >> > * Huang Houjin (https://github.com/chriswong wfsr@foxmail.com
> )
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >=== Sponsors: ===
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >==== Champion: ====
> > >> >> >> >  * Kevin A. McGrail
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >==== Mentors: ====
> > >> >> >> >  * Daniel Gruno
> > >> >> >> >  * John D. Ament
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >==== Sponsoring Entity ====
> > >> >> >> >We are requesting the Incubator to sponsor this project.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >>>---------------------------------------------------------
> > ------------
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> > >> >> >>
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >> ------------------------------------------------------------
> > ---------
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> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >--
> > >Best regards,
> > >
> > >Shaofeng Shi 史少锋
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Best regards,
>
> Shaofeng Shi 史少锋
>

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