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From Mingshen Sun <...@mssun.me>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Incubation Proposal of MesaTEE
Date Sat, 10 Aug 2019 18:14:08 GMT
Hi Matt, thanks. We’re glad to have you as a mentor.

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Mingshen

On Sat, Aug 10, 2019 at 8:13 AM Matt Sicker <boards@gmail.com> wrote:

> I’d most likely be interested in mentoring this project, but I’m not that
> experienced in incubator mentorship. If we have another more experienced
> mentor to work with us, I’d be happy to mentor as well.
>
> On Sat, Aug 10, 2019 at 04:13, Mingshen Sun <bob@mssun.me> wrote:
>
> > Thanks Justin, regarding to your questions:
> >
> > On Thu, Aug 8, 2019 at 2:46 AM Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Thanks for the proposal, it sound like a really interesting project.
> > >
> > > > == Core Developers ==
> > > >
> > > > Current core developers work at Baidu. We are confident that
> > incubation will
> > > > help us grow a diverse community in an open and collaborative way.
> > > >
> > > > The risk of abandonment of MesaTEE is low. MesaTEE has been incubated
> > at Baidu
> > > > for over two years. Baidu is committed to the further development of
> > the project
> > > > and will keep investing resources towards the Apache processes and
> > community
> > > > building, during the incubation period.
> > >
> > > Incubation can sometimes take 2 years or more. Given few people with
> > experience at Apache are involved with this project and the core
> developers
> > are from one company, it may take longer that indicated in this proposal.
> >
> > We understand the incubation could take 2 years or more. Recently, we
> > have already received some pull requests from third-parties.
> > Therefore, during the incubation period, we will try to
> > attract/involved engineers from other companies as constant
> > committers.
> >
> > >
> > > > == Continuous Integration Service ==
> > > >
> > > > MesaTEE currently uses self-hosted continuous integration (CI)
> service
> > which can
> > > > help developers to automatically test commits. The CI service
> involves
> > several
> > > > nodes which support Intel SGX. We would like to continue doing so.
> > >
> > > This may not be possible, what would the project do if that was the
> > case? Have you discussed this with your proposed mentors or infra?
> >
> > About the CI infrastructure, actually, the "self-hosted CI" is not our
> > internal infra, we are using a open source CI service (Drone CI) with
> > our servers/NUC with SGX supported. To answer your questions, we have
> > several solutions:
> >   - we can use simulation mode for basic CI testing (by using existing
> > infra in Apache for example). And before merging a pull request, full
> > testing on a SGX supported machine is required
> >   - donating our SGX machines for CI services to Apache is another
> > option we may consider, but this should be further discussed
> >
> > > >  * Zhijie Shen <zjshen@apache.org>
> > >
> > > Is not currently an IPMC member, only IPMC members can officially be
> > mentors.
> > >
> > > Of the three mentors listed 2 have never been mentors to my knowledge,
> > have they been involved with any other projects going through the
> > incubating process at Apache? The third mentor may be a little
> overextended
> > given the number of podlings they mentors. Having only one experienced
> > mentor may be a risk to the project. What will you do if your mentors go
> > missing or unable to help?
> >
> > I have talked with Zhijie Shen. He is very interested in helping us.
> > Currently, he is a member of incubator and can apply for IPMC. In
> > addition to Zhijie Shen, Jianyong Dai, and Luciano Resende, Furkan
> > Kamaci also volunteered to become one of our mentors after posting
> > this proposal in the mailing list. We understand this is a large
> > project and need experienced mentors. We are very open to include more
> > mentors who are interested in the project.
> >
> > -
> > Mingshen
> >
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> > --
> Matt Sicker <boards@gmail.com>
>

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