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From Huxing Zhang <>
Subject [DISCUSS] Graduate Apache Dubbo (incubating) as a Top Level Project
Date Tue, 23 Apr 2019 09:42:16 GMT
Hi All,

Since Apache Dubbo (incubating) entered the Apache incubator in
February 2018, the Dubbo community has been growing in a fast and
healthy way. Thanks to all the mentors, the community has learned a
lot about how to collaborate in Apache way.

During incubation, we have:
- successfully made 11 releases with 7 different release managers.
- 6 new PPMC members are added since incubation(17 in total, excluding
mentors). The PPMC members varies from Alibaba, Jingdong, Youzan,
Weidian, Netease, Meituan-Dianping, Qunar. [0]
- 15 new committers are added since incubation. The committers varies
from Alibaba, Weidian, Jingdong, Qunar, Youzan, Netease,
Meituan-Dianping, Rongguan, Handuyishe, Didi, NetsUnion, Caocaokeji,
Huawei, GomeFinance, Asiainfo-sec, iFlytek, Keep and etc. [0]
- The number of contributors has grown from 70+ to 192 for the
incubator-dubbo repository.
- 1401 issues and 1168 pull requests are closed since incubation.
- 140+ companies are using Dubbo in production since incubation.
- 383 subscriber for the dev@ mailing list. Below is some stats in
recent few months:
  * March 2019: 386 emails sent by 56 people, divided into 76 topics
  * Feb 2019: 260 emails sent by 45 people, divided into 61 topics
  * Jan 2019: 448 emails sent by 62 people, divided into 83 topics
  * Dec 2018: 427 emails sent by 48 people, divided into 78 topics
  * Nov 2018: 235 emails sent by 38 people, divided into 44 topics
  * Oct 2018: 154 emails sent by 31 people, divided into 32 topics

After a discussion in the Apache Dubbo community on the dev mailing
list[1], choosing PMC chair[2], forming the PMC members[3], completing
the maturity model[4], discussing the resolution proposal[5], and
voting for the graduation[6], the Dubbo community would like to
continue the graduation process and hereby ask the incubator community
for your opinion on this.

Please see the resolution below and any comments, corrections,
suggestions, and feedback is welcome.

The discussion is open for 72 hours.

Establish the Apache Dubbo Project

WHEREAS, the Board of Directors deems it to be in the best interests of
the Foundation and consistent with the Foundation's purpose to establish
a Project Management Committee charged with the creation and maintenance
of open-source software, for distribution at no charge to the public,
related to a high-performance, lightweight, java based RPC framework.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management Committee
(PMC), to be known as the "Apache Dubbo Project", be and hereby is
established pursuant to Bylaws of the Foundation; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the Apache Dubbo Project be and hereby is responsible for
the creation and maintenance of software related to a high-performance,
lightweight, java based RPC framework; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache Dubbo" be and
hereby is created, the person holding such office to serve at the
direction of the Board of Directors as the chair of the Apache Dubbo
Project, and to have primary responsibility for management of the
projects within the scope of responsibility of the Apache Dubbo Project;
and be it further

RESOLVED, that the persons listed immediately below be and hereby are
appointed to serve as the initial members of the Apache Dubbo Project:

 * Huxing Zhang   <>
 * Ian Luo        <>
 * Jun Liu        <>
 * Justin Mclean  <>
 * Kimm King      <>
 * Liang Zhang    <>
 * Liujie Qin     <>
 * Mercy Ma       <>
 * Minxuan Zhuang <>
 * Shang Zonghai  <>
 * Von Gosling    <>
 * Xin Wang       <>
 * Yong Zhu       <>
 * Yuhang Xiu     <>
 * YunKun Huang   <>

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Ian Luo be appointed to the
office of Vice President, Apache Dubbo, to serve in accordance with and
subject to the direction of the Board of Directors and the Bylaws of the
Foundation until death, resignation, retirement, removal or
disqualification, or until a successor is appointed; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the Apache Dubbo Project be and hereby is tasked with the
migration and rationalization of the Apache Incubator Dubbo podling; and
be it further

RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache Incubator
Dubbo podling encumbered upon the Apache Incubator PMC are hereafter


Best Regards´╝ü

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