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From jincheng sun <sunjincheng...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Accept NuttX into the Apache Incubator
Date Thu, 05 Dec 2019 02:47:14 GMT
+1  (non-binding)

Best,
Jincheng

tan zhongyi <zhongyi.tan@gmail.com> 于2019年12月5日周四 上午10:28写道:

>
>
> +1 (no binding)
>
>
> 在 2019/12/4 下午1:30,“俊平堵”<junping_du@apache.org> 写入:
>
>     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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