October 2016 Board report

Apache Aries delivers a set of pluggable Java components enabling an enterprise OSGi application programming model.

Issues:

  • There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.

Activity:

  • As a community we made 3 releases this quarter and 3 further releases currently under vote, and added Johannes Utzig as a new committer.

Health report:

  • The number of subscribes has remained consistent over the last three months. The user@ traffic has been significantly greater than the previous three months with a wide range of discussion across the Aries sub-modules.
  • Despite 32 issues being closed off, the number opened was slightly higher in the past 3 months.

PMC changes:

  • Currently 37 PMC members.
  • No new PMC members added in the last 3 months
  • Last PMC addition was Christian Schneider on Fri Apr 10 2015

Committer base changes:

  • Currently 52 committers.
  • Johannes Utzig was added as a committer on Wed Sep 14 2016

Releases:

  • Aries Blueprint Core 1.7.0 (blueprint-core) 2016-09-19
  • Aries Blueprint CM 1.0.9 (blueprint-cm) 2016-09-19
  • Aries Transaction Manager (transaction-manager) 1.3.1 2016-10-07
  • Aries Blueprint Core 1.7.1 (blueprint-core) voting in progres
  • Aries JMX Core 1.1.7 (jmx-core) voting in progress
  • Aries Util 1.1.3 (util) voting in progress

Mailing list activity:

  • dev@aries.apache.org:

    • 135 subscribers (up 1 in the last 3 months):
    • 481 emails sent to list (546 in previous quarter)
  • user@aries.apache.org:

    • 239 subscribers (up 0 in the last 3 months):
    • 269 emails sent to list (91 in previous quarter)

JIRA activity:

  • 42 JIRA tickets created in the last 3 months
  • 32 JIRA tickets closed/resolved in the last 3 months