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From Roman Shaposhnik <>
Subject Re: DRAFT report September 2016
Date Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:55:38 GMT
On Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 1:56 PM, Marvin Humphrey <> wrote:
> Greetings,
> Please review this draft report.
> The MoinMoin wiki is slow and unreliable today.  If your wiki update doesn't
> go through, feel free to reply on this thread and I will integrate your
> changes.

Thanks Marvin!

> --------------------
> Fineract
> Fineract is an open source system for core banking as a platform.
> Fineract has been incubating since 2015-12-15.
> Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:
>   1. Getting a first release out – we are still inhibited by Hibernate issues
>      which are more deeply rooted than we realized.
>   2. Moving the community from the Mifos infrastructure to the Apache
>      infrastructure – most discussions are taking place out of public view.
>   3. Resolving the questions around introduction of a rework of the original
>      code – in particular repository/infrastructure/release questions which
>      result from the microservice architecture.
> Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
> aware of?
>   The person who creates and submits the board reports will cease to perform
>   this task until the code rework is ready to be introduced to the community.
>   It is possible that this will endanger the board reports.
> How has the community developed since the last report?
>   Several prospective new committers have recently joined the Mifos community
>   through Google Summer of Code and as new partners that we are working to
>   add as committers to the Apache Fineract.
> How has the project developed since the last report?
>   We have tried and failed to produce an apache release again.  A release was
>   produced by the mifos community outside of apache and announced on the
>   apache fineract user list.
>   The release included work intended to move us closer to apache policies.
>   In particular, the removal of Hibernate annotations from the code uncovered
>   a circular dependency in the data structure which was not caught in
>   testing.  Two production systems from early adopters are out-of-service
>   today.
> Date of last release:
> When were the last committers or PMC members elected?
>   Jim Jagielski was added as a mentor.
> Signed-off-by:
>   [ ](fineract) Ross Gardler
>   [ ](fineract) Greg Stein
>   [X](fineract) Roman Shaposhnik
>   [ ](fineract) Jim Jagielski
> Shepherd/Mentor notes:

(rvs) I'll be following up with the community on the report generation
point which
clearly needs to be clarified.

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