I don't think you need Mentor to do it. I have added it...

I see Justin being Mentor, so _should_ be easy to get a sign-off.

On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 1:23 PM, Christofer Dutz <christofer.d...@c-ware.de>
wrote:

> Hi Niclas,
>
> I'll keep that in mind for the next report, could one of the mentors
> please add the report for me (I think this has to be a mentor)
>
> Chris
>
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>
> ________________________________
> From: hedh...@gmail.com <hedh...@gmail.com> on behalf of Niclas Hedhman <
> nic...@hedhman.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 4, 2018 2:09:07 AM
> To: dev@plc4x.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [DRAFT] March Podling Report PLC4X
>
> I think it is still a lot more detail than needed, but I don't think you
> need to spend more time on making it smaller this time around. Maybe the
> Incubator is more fuzzy than the Board, since "How has the project
> developed since the last report?" invites a lot more technical detail than
> what the Board care about, which is "community health", "are people getting
> along", "are releases made", "any new committers and PMC members", "any
> trademark issues with 3rd parties", "publicity and conferences" and stuff
> like that.
>
> If you look at TLP reports, e.g.
> https://www.apache.org/foundation/records/minutes/
> 2018/board_minutes_2018_02_21.txt,
> you should notice that mostly non-technical stuff gets to the board.
>
>
> Cheers
> NIclas
>
> On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 3:22 PM, Christofer Dutz <christofer.d...@c-ware.de
> >
> wrote:
>
> > Ok ... so here a little less verbose version ... this ok?
> >
> > Chris
> >
> > ------------------------------------------------------------
> > ---------------------------
> >
> > Apache PLC4X (incubating)
> >
> >
> > PLC4X is a set of libraries for communicating with industrial
> programmable
> > logic controllers (PLCs) using a variety of protocols but with a shared
> API.
> >
> >
> > Most important issues to address while moving towards graduation:
> >
> > Building the community: The PPMC and committer group has a large
> > percentage of codecentric employees, we have been recruiting people from
> > other companies, but will have to continue these efforts for
> establishing a
> > healthy Apache community.
> > Onboarding of new committers: With PLC4X several people on the team are
> > not very familiar with the Apache Way. We have started and will continue
> > our efforts on this onboarding.
> > Make our first release
> >
> > Any Issues the Incubator PMC or ASF Board might wish/need to be aware of:
> >
> > In contrast to previous reports some of the concerns regarding
> > availability and usability of specifications have been resolved.
> Especially
> > for using the Modbus and the OPC-UA specifications Christofer was able to
> > get official permissions from the corresponding foundations to use the
> > specifications. These permission Emails have been filed in the private
> list
> > for documentation.
> >
> > One of the external foundations (Profinet) doesn’t have a free
> membership.
> > In general, the CEO of the European branch of the Profinet Foundation has
> > signaled that it should be possible for the ASF to become a member and
> have
> > an outside company pay the membership fees, but we have to discuss the
> > details (With them as well as the ASF).
> >
> > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >
> > Christofer has invested most of his time in March spreading the word
> about
> > PLC4X.
> > A first POC has been created for a company which is currently going into
> > production
> > An article about Apache Edgent and Apache PLC4X has been published as a
> > cover-story in the German JavaSPEKTRUM magazines Industrial IoT special
> > edition (https://www.sigs-datacom.de/digital/javaspektrum/). One PLC4X
> > talk has been accepted to the Apache EU Roadshow 2018 in Berlin and one
> > will be at the Silpion Techcamp in Hamburg (https://techcamp.hamburg/)
> in
> > the first April week.
> >
> > The dev-list subscriptions has gone up by one from February, we are
> hoping
> > to increase the number in the next few weeks (However quite some emails
> > come in from un-registered users that have to pass moderation).
> >
> > We now have a Twitter account: https://twitter.com/ApachePlc4x as
> another
> > channel of communicating interesting PLC4X facts.
> >
> > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >
> > We have been working hard on making better use of the ASF build
> > infrastructure. Especially regarding setting up our project VM at
> > plc4x-vm.apache.org this effort will be continued.
> > After receiving the permission to use and implement the Modbus protocol,
> > the Driver skeletons have been setup, but no real implementation of the
> > protocol itself has been done yet. We are still hoping for volunteers to
> > step up as interest in implementing the Modbus protocol has been
> explicitly
> > mentioned by community memebers.
> > The work on the RawSocket Netty transport which is a requirement to
> > implement protocols that are IP based, but are not TCP or UDP has
> continued
> > and we are currently working on some of the quirks on Linux based
> > operating-systems.
> > We added Netty support for IO over serial ports and will be using this in
> > the Beckhoff module as a first protocol.
> > We are still working on the S7 Protocol fragmentation and hope to be able
> > to finish this in April.
> > Also we discussed on the list about how the others would think of
> > initiating a first release of PLC4X.
> >
> > How does the podling rate their own maturity?
> >
> > We have a mix of new participants and experienced Apache people involved.
> > So far, the new participants have shown great willingness and success in
> > adopting the Apache Way.
> > However, we still need to continue:
> > the on-boarding
> > increasing the diversity of the team
> > Also, will we need to decide and establish all the processes involved in
> > releasing software at Apache
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Am 31.03.18, 05:25 schrieb "hedh...@gmail.com im Auftrag von Niclas
> > Hedhman" <hedh...@gmail.com im Auftrag von nic...@hedhman.org>:
> >
> >     IMHO, it is a bit long and details more than the Board needs to know.
> >
> >     In general, there is a tendency to not want to see company names
> > splurted
> >     around, and perhaps all the PLC4X-specific terms could be shortened
> > into
> >     generic technical language, and shortened.
> >
> >     Cheers
> >     Niclas
> >
> >     On Sat, Mar 31, 2018 at 3:09 AM, Christofer Dutz <
> > christofer.d...@c-ware.de>
> >     wrote:
> >
> >     > Ok … a little earlier than expected … please comment :-)
> >     >
> >     > Chris
> >     >
> >     > ------------------------------------------------------------
> >     > ---------------------------
> >     >
> >     > Apache PLC4X (incubating)
> >     >
> >     >
> >     > PLC4X is a set of libraries for communicating with industrial
> > programmable
> >     > logic controllers (PLCs) using a variety of protocols but with a
> > shared API.
> >     >
> >     >
> >     > Most important issues to address while moving towards graduation:
> >     >
> >     > Building the community: The PPMC and committer group has a large
> >     > percentage of codecentric employees, we have been recruiting people
> > from
> >     > other companies, but will have to continue these efforts for
> > establishing a
> >     > healthy Apache community.
> >     > Onboarding of new committers: With PLC4X several people on the team
> > are
> >     > not very familiar with the Apache Way. We have started and will
> > continue
> >     > our efforts on this onboarding.
> >     > Make our first release
> >     >
> >     > Any Issues the Incubator PMC or ASF Board might wish/need to be
> > aware of:
> >     >
> >     > In contrast to previous reports some of the concerns regarding
> >     > availability and usability of specifications have been resolved.
> > Especially
> >     > for using the Modbus and the OPC-UA specifications Christofer was
> > able to
> >     > get official permissions from the corresponding foundations to use
> > the
> >     > specifications. These permission Emails have been filed in the
> > private list
> >     > for documentation.
> >     >
> >     > One of the external foundations (Profinet) doesn’t have a free
> > membership.
> >     > In general, the CEO of the European branch of the Profinet
> > Foundation has
> >     > signaled that it should be possible for the ASF to become a member
> > and have
> >     > an outside company pay the membership fees, but we have to discuss
> > the
> >     > details (With them as well as the ASF).
> >     >
> >     > How has the community developed since the last report?
> >     >
> >     > Christofer has invested most of his time in March spreading the
> word
> > about
> >     > PLC4X.
> >     > A first POC has been created for the company “Kampf Schneid- und
> >     > Wickeltechnik GmbH & Co. KG” which is currently going into
> production
> >     > An article about Apache Edgent and Apache PLC4X has been published
> > as a
> >     > cover-story in the German JavaSPEKTRUM magazines Industrial IoT
> > special
> >     > edition (https://www.sigs-datacom.de/digital/javaspektrum/). One
> > PLC4X
> >     > talk has been accepted to the Apache EU Roadshow 2018 in Berlin and
> > one
> >     > will be at the Silpion Techcamp in Hamburg (
> > https://techcamp.hamburg/) in
> >     > the first April week.
> >     >
> >     > The dev-list subscriptions has gone up by one from February, we are
> > hoping
> >     > to increase the number in the next few weeks (However quite some
> > emails
> >     > come in from un-registered users that have to pass moderation).
> >     >
> >     > We now have a Twitter account: https://twitter.com/ApachePlc4x as
> > another
> >     > channel of communicating interesting PLC4X facts.
> >     >
> >     > How has the project developed since the last report?
> >     >
> >     > Sebastian worked hard on replacing the scripted Jenkins pipeline
> >     > definition to a declarative version.
> >     > After receiving the permission to use and implement the Modbus
> > protocol,
> >     > the Driver skeletons have been setup, but no real implementation of
> > the
> >     > protocol itself has been done yet. We are still hoping for
> > volunteers to
> >     > step up as interest in implementing the Modbus protocol has been
> > explicitly
> >     > mentioned by community memebers.
> >     > Thanks to infra’s new self-service service we are now able to
> resolve
> >     > problems with out-of-sync websites on our own and a lot faster than
> > before.
> >     > We recently received the requested project VM, which we are
> currently
> >     > setting up. Hopefully as soon as that’s done, we’ll be able to run
> > tests on
> >     > the non TCP and UDP protocols. The work on the RawSocket Netty
> > transport
> >     > which is a requirement to implement protocols that are IP based,
> but
> > are
> >     > not TCP or UDP has continued and we are currently working on some
> of
> > the
> >     > quirks on Linux based operating-systems.
> >     > We added Netty support for IO over serial ports and will be using
> > this in
> >     > the Beckhoff module as a first protocol.
> >     > We are still working on the S7 Protocol fragmentation and hope to
> be
> > able
> >     > to finish this in April.
> >     > Also we discussed on the list about how the others would think of
> >     > initiating a first release of PLC4X.
> >     >
> >     > How does the podling rate their own maturity?
> >     >
> >     > We have a mix of new participants and experienced Apache people
> > involved.
> >     > So far, the new participants have shown great willingness and
> > success in
> >     > adopting the Apache Way.
> >     > However, we still need to continue:
> >     > the on-boarding
> >     > increasing the diversity of the team
> >     > Also, will we need to decide and establish all the processes
> > involved in
> >     > releasing software at Apache
> >     >
> >     >
> >     >
> >     >
> >
> >
> >     --
> >     Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer
> >     http://polygene.apache.org - New Energy for Java
> >
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer
> http://polygene.apache.org - New Energy for Java
>



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