Thanks for responding. Just thought I'd ping you directly and see if
you have any thoughts on potentially taking over as PMC Chair for next
year. Before my tenure, the project made the decision to rotate the
PMC Chair on a yearly basis to keep things fresh which seems like a
solid decision to me. Just wanted to gauge your interest as you've
been really involved over the past year and to my knowledge, haven't
yet been chair. Thanks!
Le lun. 5 nov. 2018 à 16:27, Francis Chuang <francischuang@xxxxxxxxxx
<mailto:francischuang@xxxxxxxxxx>> a écrit :
Thanks for starting this discussion, Michael!
The Calcite project and it's Avatica sub project has been doing
well in the past year under your stewardship. I have seen a lot of
contributors who are highly motivated and we also added new
In terms of what we are doing well, I feel that the community is
something we've managed really well. Newcomers and people with
generally have questions answered quickly and I have seen quite a few
threads with in-depth discussion on new and interesting use-cases for
Calcite. Our git repositories are also quite active (Avatica and
Avatica-Go less so) and I think this is a testament to our
the flatness of the learning curve for new contributors to
In terms of what we need to do better, I think the load on Julian is
still quite high (although much better than the previous years). I
hope more contributors and committers can help us review PRs (you
need to be a committer to review!). I also feel that we should
a release cadence for the project, otherwise we might end up in a
position where there hasn't been a new release for a while
a 10 month gap between 1.10.0 and 1.11.0). I know Julian has been
for release managers for a release of Calcite + Avatica in late
and I think we should try to see if we can get a release out for both
projects soon. There has also been some discussion on the list
the appropriate tone to use in the community. All I want to say
regarding this is to be kind and understanding and try not to be too
stressed out if a proposal is not perfect.
On 6/11/2018 1:21 AM, Michael Mior wrote:
> It's that time of year again where we consider where Calcite has
> the past year and where it's going in the future. I've been
happy to see
> our first academic publication on Calcite finally get out this
> to Edmon, Dan, Jesús, and Julian!)
> It's also been really positive to see more committers join the
> the past year with many contributions in new areas. The quality
> tests has improved and the feature base continues to expand.
There's a few
> big things that come to mind. Calcite now has some support for
> JSON functions and also new parsing capabilities via the babel
> modules. There are probably other important advancements that I
> The project continues to have some challenges in keeping up with
> JIRA cases and PRs. Suggestions on streamlining this process are
> welcome. Of course, many contributors to Calcite are doing this
> spare time. Maintaining the health of the community is another
> goal. There have been a few challenges with friction among
> I think we're working towards resolving this.
> Lots going on with Avatica as well and I thank Francis has done
> job of taking care of that aspect of the project. (Far better
than I have
> done overall as PMC chair :) It's also the time to find a new
chair for the
> coming year. If he's willing, I think Francis would be a great
> To repeat questions from previous years:
> 1) What else are we doing well in the project?
> 2) What areas do we need to do better?
> Please take some time to share your thoughts!
> Michael Mior
> mmior@xxxxxxxxxx <mailto:mmior@xxxxxxxxxx>