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From Ming Wen <wenm...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Accept NuttX into the Apache Incubator
Date Wed, 04 Dec 2019 06:05:56 GMT
 +1 (non-binding)

Thanks,
Ming Wen, Apache APISIX
Twitter: _WenMing


Sheng Wu <wu.sheng.841108@gmail.com> 于2019年12月4日周三 下午2:04写道:

> +1 binding
> Sheng Wu 吴晟
> Twitter, wusheng1108
>
>
> Dave Fisher <wave4dave@comcast.net> 于2019年12月4日周三 下午2:03写道:
>
> > +1 (binding)
> >
> > Regards,
> > Dave
> >
> > Sent from my iPhone
> >
> > > On Dec 3, 2019, at 9:30 PM, 俊平堵 <junping_du@apache.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi folks,
> > >
> > >
> > > The [DISCUSS] thread on NuttX has died down.
> > >
> > >
> > > Accordingly, I would like to call a VOTE to accept NuttX into the
> > >
> > > Apache Incubator.
> > >
> > >
> > > Please cast your vote:
> > >
> > >
> > >  [ ] +1, bring NuttX into the Incubator
> > >
> > >  [ ] +0, I don't care either way
> > >
> > >  [ ] -1, do not bring NuttX into the Incubator, because...
> > >
> > >
> > > The vote will open at least for 72 hours and only votes from the
> > >
> > > Incubator PMC are binding, but votes from everyone are welcome.
> > >
> > >
> > > =Abstract=
> > >
> > > NuttX is a mature, real-time embedded operating system (RTOS).  It has
> > wide
> > > usage in IoT projects, control systems, robotics, drones, and many
> other
> > > systems.  Unique properties of NuttX are its strict adherence to
> > standards
> > > and its scalability. NuttX follows the Unix standards as defined
> > > by OpenGroup.org (POSIX, ANSI, and others).  This allows for a high
> > degree
> > > of portability. Scalability is supported through a configuration system
> > > that allows NuttX to run on the smallest embedded platforms and through
> > > high end single board computers.
> > >
> > >
> > > =Proposal=
> > >
> > > NuttX was released under a BSD 3-Clause license on February 17, 2007.
> > From
> > > that time until now it has been managed by a single person, Gregory
> Nutt.
> > > The user base of NuttX has grown to probably thousands of projects and
> > > perhaps a hundred active developments at any time.  The code base has
> > grown
> > > to around 1.5 million lines of code (according to OpenHub.com).
> > >
> > > NuttX has benefited from this single person management because this has
> > > resulted in a consistent architecture and controlled growth.  But now
> it
> > is
> > > time to open this project to the participation of others because this
> > > consistent architecture assures solid future growth, and because the
> > > magnitude of effort required to support the RTOS exceeds the capability
> > of
> > > a single person, but also because users of NuttX require a stable road
> > map
> > > going forward that does not depend on a single person.
> > >
> > > For these reasons, I propose that NuttX enter the Apache Incubator as a
> > > first step in opening the project to wider participation.
> > >
> > >
> > > =Initial Goals=
> > >
> > > The initial goal will be to move the existing BSD code base to Apache
> and
> > > integrate with the Apache development process and infrastructure. A
> > primary
> > > goal of incubation will be to grow and diversify the NuttX community.
> We
> > > will convert that code base to the Apache license during incubation.
> > >
> > >
> > > =Current Status=
> > >
> > > As previously mentioned, NuttX is a mature, stable product in wide use
> in
> > > embedded products.
> > >
> > >
> > > ==Meritocracy==
> > >
> > > We value meritocracy and we understand that it is the basis for an open
> > > community that encourages multiple companies and individuals to
> > contribute
> > > and be invested in the project’s future. We will encourage and monitor
> > > participation and make sure to extend privileges and responsibilities
> to
> > > all contributors.
> > >
> > > Being a mature project, NuttX already has an extensive user base with
> > many
> > > people who understand the software, who have committed hundreds of
> > changes,
> > > and are happy to participate in the project.  I believe that with a
> > little
> > > guidance and formalization, a PMC and a large group of experienced
> > > committers can quickly be established.
> > >
> > >
> > > ==Community==
> > >
> > > NuttX has a large, active community.  Communication is via a Google
> group
> > > at https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/nuttx where there are 395
> > > members as of this writing.  Code is currently maintained
> > > at Bitbucket.org at https://bitbucket.org/nuttx/.  Other
> communications
> > are
> > > through Bitbucket issues and also via Slack for focused, interactive
> > > discussions.
> > >
> > > Keeping up with the communications, requests for help, issues, and
> > > contributions is more than a full time job at this time.
> > >
> > >
> > > ==Core Developers==
> > >
> > > NuttX was initially developed by Gregory Nutt, released as an open
> source
> > > project on February 17, 2007, and is still under active development.
> > There
> > > are several dozen, active, frequent contributors involved with the
> > project.
> > > The core OS can be considered finished at this point, but development
> > > continues in specialized areas of networking, IoT, cryptography, tools,
> > and
> > > other more specialized functions.
> > >
> > >
> > > =Alignment=
> > >
> > > NuttX is an original development with some small percentage of ported
> > > code.  It stands alone depends on no other projects.
> > >
> > >
> > > =Known Risks=
> > >
> > > ==Orphaned Products==
> > >
> > > We are committed to the future development of NuttX and understand that
> > > graduation to a TLP, while preferable, is not the only positive outcome
> > of
> > > incubation.
> > >
> > > Should the NuttX project be accepted by the Incubator, the prospective
> > PPMC
> > > would be willing to agree to a target incubation period of 2 years or
> > less,
> > > knowing that every Incubator project incurs a certain cost in terms of
> > ASF
> > > infrastructure and volunteer time.
> > >
> > >
> > > ==Inexperience with Open Source==
> > >
> > > None of the initial committers are Apache members and we will need some
> > > help in learning the Apache Way.
> > >
> > >
> > > ==Salaried Developers==
> > >
> > > It is expected that NuttX development will occur primarily on volunteer
> > > time, after hours.  One initial committer will be paid by Xiaomi. All
> > > initial committers are all equally passionate about the project.
> > >
> > >
> > > =Relationships with Other Apache Products=
> > >
> > > There is no relationship between NuttX and any other Apache Products.
> > > There were discussions with the Mynewt project in the past concerning
> use
> > > of some Mynewt IoT components within NuttX.  There is some possibility
> > that
> > > those conversations could continue once NuttX has Apache licensing as
> > well.
> > >
> > >
> > > =Required Resources=
> > >
> > > ==Mailing lists==
> > >
> > > * dev@nuttx.incubator.apache.org
> > >
> > > * commits@nuttx.incubator.apache.org
> > >
> > > * private@nuttx.incubator.apache.org
> > >
> > > The podling may also create a user mailing list, if needed.
> > >
> > >
> > > ==Source Control and Issue Tracking==
> > >
> > > NuttX current uses the Bitbucket infrastructure for development.  It is
> > > likely that the NuttX podling would switch to GitHub and would use
> > Apache’s
> > > gitbox integration to sync between GitHub and Apache infrastructure.
> The
> > > podling would use GitHub issues and pull requests for community
> > engagement.
> > >
> > > Current Resources
> > >
> > > * Initial source: https://bitbucket.org/nuttx/
> > >
> > > * Wiki Page:  http://www.nuttx.org/
> > >
> > > * Google Group:  https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/nuttx
> > >
> > >
> > > =Source and Intellectual Property Submission Plan=
> > >
> > > The NuttX  source code in Bitbucket is currently licensed under the BSD
> > > 3-clause license and the most copyrights are assigned to the author,
> > > Gregory Nutt. If NuttX becomes an Incubator project at the ASF, the
> > project
> > > will transfer the source code and trademark ownership to the Apache
> > > Software Foundation via a Software Grant Agreement.
> > >
> > >
> > > =External Dependencies=
> > >
> > > None.  A small number of files within NuttX follow slightly different,
> > but
> > > compatible licenses including BSD 2- and 4-clause, MIT, ISC, and Public
> > > Domain.
> > >
> > >
> > > =Cryptography=
> > >
> > > NuttX has negligible cryptographic capabilities at present.  This is,
> > > however, and are where there will be extensive future growth.
> > >
> > >
> > > =Initial Committers=
> > >
> > > * Gregory Nutt gnutt@nuttx.org
> > >
> > > * Xiao Xiang xiaoxiang@xiaomi.com
> > >
> > > * Anthony Merlino anthony@vergeaero.com
> > >
> > > * Alin Jerpelea alin.jerpelea@sony.com
> > >
> > > * David Sidrane david.sidrane@nscdg.com
> > >
> > > * Alan Carvalho de Assis acassis@gmail.com
> > >
> > > * Nathan Hartman hartman.nathan@gmail.com
> > >
> > > * Abdelatif GUETTOUCHE abdelatif.guettouche@gmail.com
> > >
> > > =Sponsors=
> > >
> > > * Champion and mentor: Junping Du junping_du@apache.org
> > >
> > > * Mentor: Justin Mclean jmclean@apache.org
> > >
> > > * Mentor: Mohammad Asif Siddiqui asifdxtreme@apache.org
> > >
> > > * Mentor: Flavio Paiva Junqueira fpj@apache.org
> > >
> > >
> > > =Sponsoring Entity=
> > >
> > > * The Apache Incubator
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > [1]
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/INCUBATOR/NuttXProposal
> > >
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > >
> > > Junping
> >
> >
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