Glad to see Dubbo here, Dubbo is really a great RPC framework and widely
used in China.

On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 11:00 AM, Adam Feng <cxfe...@gmail.com> wrote:

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> Thanks.
> Adam Feng
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> On 3 Feb 2018, 7:45 PM +0800, Huxing Zhang <hux...@apache.org>, wrote:
> > Dear Apache Incubator Community,
> >
> > Please accept the following proposal for presentation and discussion:
> > https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/DubboProposal
> >
> > Dubbo is a high-performance, lightweight, Java based RPC framework.
> > Dubbo offers three key features, which includes interface based remote
> > call, fault tolerance & load balancing, and automatic service
> > registration & discovery.
> >
> > Any feedback from the incubator community is much appreciated.
> >
> > I've attached the proposal below.
> >
> > Best Regards,
> > Huxing
> >
> > = Dubbo Proposal =
> >
> > == Abstract ==
> >
> > Dubbo is a high-performance, lightweight, java based RPC framework
> > open-sourced by Alibaba. As in many RPC systems, Dubbo is based around
> > the idea of defining a service, specifying the methods that can be
> > called remotely with their parameters and return types. On the server
> > side, the server implements this interface and runs a Dubbo server to
> > handle client calls. On the client side, the client has a stub that
> > provides the same methods as the server.
> >
> > == Proposal ==
> >
> > Dubbo has a fairly huge community today, and is widely adopted by many
> > companies and organizations, but most of them are in China. We believe
> > running Dubbo in Apache Software Foundation can facilitate development
> > of a stronger and more diverse community.
> >
> > Alibaba submits this proposal to donate Dubbo's source code and its
> > side projects to the Apache Software Foundation. The code is already
> > under the Apache License Version 2.0. Dubbo source code and its side
> > projects are hosted on github right now:
> >
> > * Dubbo code base: https://github.com/alibaba/dubbo
> > * Web site: https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo.github.io
> > * Documentations: User
> > Guide(http://dubbo.io/books/dubbo-user-book-en), Development
> > Guide(http://dubbo.io/books/dubbo-dev-book-en), Admin
> > Manual(http://dubbo.io/books/dubbo-admin-book-en)
> > * Other side projects hosted under dubbo group(https://github.com/dubbo)
> >
> > == Background ==
> >
> > Dubbo was developed at Alibaba in 2011 and has been widely used in
> > many production lines there since then. Dubbo offers three key
> > features, which include interface based remote call, fault tolerance &
> > load balancing, and automatic service registration & discovery. Since
> > Dubbo is open-sourced on github, it's been received up to 15k stars,
> > and has been forked for more than 10k times. Besides being widely
> > adopted inside Alibaba, Dubbo is also used in approximately 80% of
> > internet companies in China, including JingDong(http://www.jd.com),
> > DangDang(http://www.dangdang.com), Qunar(https://www.qunar.com),
> > NetEase Kaola(https://www.kaola.com), etc. In 2017, Dubbo has won the
> > TOP 10 most popular open source projects in China for 2 consecutive
> > years since 2016.
> >
> > We'd like to share this outstanding framework at the Apache Software
> > Foundation, and start developing a wider community through the Apache
> > way. We believe more people and organizations can be benefit from it
> > by doing so.
> >
> > == Rationale ==
> >
> > Remote procedure call (RPC) is one of the cornerstones to build
> > distributed systems, especially useful in today's e-commercial
> > industry and cloud computing providers. Dubbo is the java-based RPC
> > implementation. By using Dubbo, developers can call the remote service
> > just like call a local method but without worrying about the details
> > for the remote interaction. We expect more interesting features and
> > use cases to emerge from the community ranging from microservices to
> > cloud computing, and many other areas.
> >
> > == Current Status ==
> >
> > === Meritocracy ===
> >
> > The intent of this proposal is to start building a diverse developer
> > and user community around Dubbo following the ASF meritocracy model.
> > Since Dubbo was open sourced, many companies in China adopted Dubbo to
> > build up their own contributing system, moreover, we received many
> > enhancements or issue reports from them at the same time. The codebase
> > is now mainly managed by the development team inside Alibaba who's
> > responsible for building internal distributed system too. Any
> > suggestion or issue is discussed on
> > https://github.com/alibaba/dubbo/issues and more casual talk happens
> > in gitter channel (https://gitter.im/alibaba/dubbo). We plan to invite
> > more people as committers if they contribute to this project.
> >
> > === Community ===
> >
> > Dubbo is currently being developed by the development team inside
> > Alibaba who's responsible for building internal distributed system
> > too. Since it's open-sourced, Dubbo is widely adopted by many other
> > companies including CNUCC (China Nets Union Clearing Corporation),
> > ICBC (Industrial and Commercial Bank of China), China Life Insurance,
> > DiDi, Qunar, Dangdang, NetEase Kaola, Maoyan Movie, GOME, Haier, CSDC
> > (China Securities Depository and Clearing Corporation Limited),
> > AsiaInfo, and many more. We hope to grow the base of contributors by
> > inviting all those who offer contributions and excel through the use
> > of The Apache Way. Contributions from outside of Alibaba are
> > constantly accepted by Dubbo project and its side projects. Right
> > now, we make use of github as code hosting as well as both Google
> > Groups and gitter for community communication.
> >
> > === Core Developers ===
> >
> > Dubbo is currently being developed by engineers from Alibaba,
> > Dangdang, Qunar and WeiDian. Ding Li, Huxing Zhang, Ian Luo, Jun Liu,
> > Liujie Qin, Mercy Ma, Von Gosling, William Liang are working for
> > Alibaba. Most of them are working in Alibaba middleware team, and some
> > of them are also the core members of internal RPC framework, HSF (high
> > speed service framework). Von Gosling is the co-creator of Apache
> > RocketMQ, while Huxing Zhang is one of Apache Tomcat PMC members.
> > Besides, the Dubbo core developers also includes Xin Wang from
> > WeiDian, Liang Zhang from DangDang, Zhaohui Yu from Qunar. All of them
> > are in charge of building and maintaining distributed system in their
> > organizations, and have great passion in contributing back into Dubbo
> > project.
> >
> > === Aligment ===
> >
> > The ASF is the natural choice to host the Dubbo project as its goal of
> > encouraging community-driven open source projects fits with our vision
> > for Dubbo. The ASF is also the home to many other projects with which
> > we are familiar with and hope to integrate better with Dubbo including
> > Apache Thrift, Apache Zookeeper, etc. We believe that there will be
> > mutual benefit by close proximity to these and other projects.
> >
> > == Known Risks ==
> >
> > === Orphaned products ===
> >
> > The core developers currently work full-time on RPC area for Alibaba.
> > Dubbo is widely adopted by many companies and individuals. There's no
> > realistic chance of it becoming orphaned.
> >
> > === Inexperience with Open Source ===
> >
> > The core developers are all active contributors, users and followers
> > of open source. They are all already committers and contributors to
> > Dubbo project, and have gained good experience in running open-source
> > project in Github and interacting with the community. Moreover, Von
> > Gosling and Huxing Zhang from the initial committer, both are working
> > on Apache projects (RocketMQ and Tomcat respectively), will guide
> > others to practice the Apache Way together along with other incubator
> > mentors.
> >
> > === Homogenous Developers ===
> >
> > The current set of developers work across a variety of organizations
> > including Alibaba, DangDang, Qunar, and WeiDian. Furthermore, many
> > other companies forked Dubbo and continued to enhance in their own
> > private repositories. We plan to encourage them to contribute and
> > invite them as contributors to work on one common code base.
> >
> > === Reliance on Salaried Developers ===
> >
> > Currently, most of core developers are paid to work on Dubbo project
> > by Alibaba. We look forward to attracting more people outside Alibaba
> > to join this project, either payed engineers working on RPC area, or
> > individual volunteers, as long as they have enthusiasm for the Dubbo
> > project.
> >
> > === Relationships with Other Apache Products ===
> >
> > Dubbo integrates Apache Thrift as one of RPC protocols it supports,
> > and Apache Zookeeper as one of service registration/discovery
> > machanisms. We look forward to collaborating with those communities
> > and any others which use RPC.
> >
> > === A Excessive Fascination with the Apache Brand ===
> >
> > While we respect the reputation of the Apache brand and have no doubt
> > that it will attract new contributors and users, our interest is
> > primarily to give Dubbo a solid home as an open source project
> > following an established development model. More reasons are provided
> > in the Rationale and Alignment sections.
> >
> > == Documentation ==
> >
> > A complete set of Dubbo documentations is provided on dubbo.io in both
> > English and Simplified Chinese.
> >
> > * Dubbo user guide:
> > http://dubbo.io/books/dubbo-user-book-en(English),
> > http://dubbo.io/books/dubbo-user-book(Chinese)
> > * Dubbo development guide:
> > http://dubbo.io/books/dubbo-dev-book-en(English),
> > http://dubbo.io/books/dubbo-dev-book(Chinese)
> > * Dubbo admin manual:
> > http://dubbo.io/books/dubbo-admin-book-en(English),
> > http://dubbo.io/books/dubbo-admin-book(Chinese)
> >
> > == Initial Source ==
> >
> > Dubbo was initially developed within Alibaba, and then was
> > open-sourced with The Apache License 2.0 under Alibaba Group on Github
> > in 2011. Besides the core code base, Dubbo also hosts its side
> > projects on github but in a dedicated group instead of Alibaba.
> > Specifically, the initial source includes:
> >
> > * Dubbo code base: https://github.com/alibaba/dubbo
> > * Spring Boot Support: https://github.com/dubbo/
> dubbo-spring-boot-project
> > * Dubbo Admin Console: https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-ops
> > * Json RPC extension: https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-rpc-jsonrpc
> > * Home Page: https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo.github.io
> > * Dubbo Documentation:
> > * User guide: https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-user-book-en
> > * Developer guide: https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-dev-book-en
> > * Admin guide: https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-admin-book-en
> > * Dubbo Documentation (Chinese)
> > * User guide: https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-user-book
> > * Developer guide: https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-dev-book
> > * Admin guide: https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-admin-book
> > * Samples/Demo:
> > * https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-feature-test
> > * https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-docker-sample
> > * https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-http-demo
> > * https://github.com/dubbo/dubbo-ws-demo
> >
> >
> > == External Dependencies ==
> >
> > As all dependencies are managed using Apache Maven, none of the
> > external libraries need to be packaged in a source distribution. The
> > dependencies all have Apache compatible licenses. These include BSD,
> > CDDL, CPL, MPL and MIT licensed dependencies. There are only 3
> > transitive dependencies(javassist, netty, and spring-context), and all
> > the other dependencies are optional, which are not included in a Dubbo
> > release.
> >
> > Dependency License Optional?
> > javassist Apache License 2.0/MPL 1.1 false
> > netty Apache License 2.0 false
> > spring-context Apache License 2.0 false
> > httpclient Apache License 2.0 true
> > zookeeper Apache License 2.0 true
> > zkclient Apache License 2.0 true
> > curator-framework Apache License 2.0 true
> > cxf Apache License 2.0 true
> > libthrift Apache License 2.0 true
> > commons-logging Apache License 2.0 true
> > commons-lang Apache License 2.0 true
> > mina Apache License 2.0 true
> > fastjson Apache License 2.0 true
> > xmemcached Apache License 2.0 true
> > hessian Apache License 1.1 true
> > tomcat Apache License 2.0 true
> > jetty Apache License 2.0/EPL 1.0 true
> > validation-api Apache License 2.0 true
> > hibernate-validator Apache License 2.0 true
> > cache-api Apache License 2.0 true
> > log4j Apache License 2.0 true
> > easymock Apache License 2.0 true
> > cglib-nodep Apache License 2.0 true
> > resteasy Apache License 2.0 true
> > fst Apache License 2.0 true
> > slf4j-api MIT true
> > jmockit MIT true
> > jedis MIT true
> > grizzly CDDL 1.1 true
> > servlet-api CDDL 1.1 true
> > javax.el CDDL 1.1 true
> > logback-classic EPL 1.0 true
> > junit EPL 1.0 true
> > kryo BSD 3-clause true
> >
> >
> > == Required Resources ==
> >
> > === Mailing lists ===
> >
> > * dubbo-private (PMC discussion)
> > * dubbo-dev (developer discussion)
> > * dubbo-user (user discussion)
> > * dubbo-commits (SCM commits)
> > * dubbo-issues (JIRA issue feed)
> >
> > === Subversion Directory ===
> >
> > Instead of subversion, Dubbo prefers to git as source control
> > management system: git://git.apache.org/dubbo
> >
> > === Issue Tracking ===
> >
> > JIRA Dubbo (Dubbo)
> >
> > === Other Resources ===
> >
> > The existing source code already has unit tests so we will make use of
> > existing Apache continuous testing infrastructure. The resulting load
> > should not be very large.
> >
> > == Initial Committers ==
> >
> > (In alphabetical order)
> >
> > * Ding Li (oldratlee at gmail dot com)
> > * Huxing Zhang (huxing at apache dot org)
> > * Ian Luo (ian.luo at gmail dot com)
> > * Jean-Frederic Clere (jfclere at apache dot org)
> > * Jun Liu (ken.lj.hz at gmail dot com)
> > * John D. Ament (johndament at apache dot org)
> > * Justin McLean (jmclean at apache dot org)
> > * Liang Zhang (terrymanu at 163 dot com)
> > * Liujie Qin (qinliujieyangliu at gmail dot com)
> > * Mark Thomas (markt at apache dot org)
> > * Mercy Ma (mercyblitz at gmail dot com)
> > * Von Gosling (vongosling at apache dot org)
> > * William Liang (liangfei0201 at gmail dot com)
> > * Xin Wang (ovepoem at hotmail dot com)
> > * Zhaohui Yu (yuyijq at gmail dot com)
> >
> > == Affiliations ==
> >
> > (In alphabetical order)
> >
> > * Alibaba: Ding Li, Huxing Zhang, Ian Luo, Jun Liu, Liujie Qin, Mercy
> > Ma, Von Gosling, William Liang
> > * Class Software: Justin McLean
> > * DangDang: Liang Zhang
> > * Pivotal: Mark Thomas
> > * Qunar: Zhaohui Yu
> > * Redhat: Jean-Frederic Clere
> > * Sparta Systems: John D. Ament
> > * WeiDian: Xin Wang
> >
> > == Additional Interested Contributors ==
> >
> > (In alphabetical order)
> >
> > * Hanson Huang (hanson19921129 at gmail dot com)
> > * Jerrick Zhu (diecui1202 at gmail dot com)
> > * Peng Wei (weipeng2k at gmail dot com)
> > * Yuneng Xie (xieyuneng at gmail dot com)
> > * Zhixuan Cheng (hengyunabc at gmail dot com)
> >
> > == Sponsors ==
> >
> > === Champion ===
> >
> > * Justin McLean (jmclean at apache dot org)
> >
> > === Nominated Mentors ===
> >
> > * Justin McLean (jmclean at apache dot org)
> > * John D. Ament (johndament at apache dot org)
> > * Jean-Frederic Clere (jfclere at apache dot org)
> > * Mark Thomas (markt at apache dot org)
> >
> > ==== Informal Mentors ====
> >
> > * Huxing Zhang (huxing at apache dot org)
> > * Von Gosling (vongosling at apache dot org)
> >
> >
> > === Sponsoring Entity ===
> >
> > We are requesting the Incubator to sponsor this project.
> >
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