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From <disruptivesolution...@gmail.com>
Subject RE: [VOTE] Accept NuttX into the Apache Incubator
Date Wed, 04 Dec 2019 21:08:25 GMT
+1

Ben

-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
Van: Byung-Gon Chun <bgchun@gmail.com> 
Verzonden: woensdag 4 december 2019 22:03
Aan: general <general@incubator.apache.org>
Onderwerp: Re: [VOTE] Accept NuttX into the Apache Incubator

+1 (binding)

-Gon

On Thu, Dec 5, 2019 at 4:27 AM Supun Kamburugamuva <supun@apache.org> wrote:

> +1 (non binding)
>
> Best,
> Supun..
>
> On Wed, Dec 4, 2019 at 2:20 PM Anthony Merlino <anthony@vergeaero.com>
> wrote:
>
> > +1 (non-binding)
> >
> > On Wed, Dec 4, 2019, 1:04 PM Alan Carvalho de Assis 
> > <acassis@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > +1 (non-binding)
> > >
> > > BR,
> > >
> > > Alan
> > >
> > > On 12/4/19, Abdelatif Guettouche <abdelatif.guettouche@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > > +1 (non-binding)
> > > >
> > > > Regards
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Wed, Dec 4, 2019 at 5:14 PM Tianqi Chen 
> > > > <tqchen@cs.washington.edu
> >
> > > > wrote:
> > > >>
> > > >> +1 (binding)
> > > >>
> > > >> TQ
> > > >>
> > > >> On Wed, Dec 4, 2019 at 8:40 AM David Sidrane <
> David.Sidrane@nscdg.com
> > >
> > > >> wrote:
> > > >>
> > > >> > +1 (non-binding)
> > > >> >
> > > >> > Thank you,
> > > >> >
> > > >> > David Sidrane
> > > >> >
> > > >> > -----Original Message-----
> > > >> > From: 俊平堵 [mailto:junping_du@apache.org]
> > > >> > Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2019 9:32 PM
> > > >> > To: general@incubator.apache.org
> > > >> > Subject: [VOTE] Accept NuttX into the Apache Incubator
> > > >> >
> > > >> > 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/NuttXProposa
> > > l
> > > >> >
> > > >> >
> > > >> > Thanks,
> > > >> >
> > > >> >
> > > >> > Junping
> > > >> >
> > > >> >
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