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Sirona Project Incubation Status

This page tracks the project status, incubator-wise. For more general project status, look on the project website.

The Sirona podling retired on 2017-07-03


Commons-monitoring aims to provide a simple but extensible monitoring solution for Java applications..


  • 2013-12-06: First release 0.1-incubating done
  • 2013-10-22: JIRA, mailing lists, SVN space created.
  • 2013-10-15: Project enters incubation.

Project info

item type reference
Website www
. wiki ?
Mailing list dev
. user
. commits
Bug tracking JIRA
Source code SVN
Mentors olamy Olivier Lamy
. hgomez Henri Gomez
. jbonofre Jean-Baptiste Onofré
. vanto Tammo van Lessen
. struberg Mark Struberg
Committers rmannibucau Romain Manni-Bucau
. jlmonteiro Jean-Louis Monteiro
. fredzh Fred Zhang
. TBD Fabrice Bacchella

Incubation status reports

Incubation work items

Project Setup

This is the first phase on incubation, needed to start the project at Apache.

Item assignment is shown by the Apache id. Completed tasks are shown by the completion date (YYYY-MM-dd).

Identify the project to be incubated

date item
2013-10-20 Make sure that the requested project name does not already exist and check to be sure that the name is not already trademarked for an existing software product.


date item
2013-10-20 Ask infrastructure to create source repository modules and grant the committers karma.
2011-10-18 Ask infrastructure to set up and archive mailing lists.
2011-10-18 Ask infrastructure to set up issue tracker (JIRA, Bugzilla).
? Ask infrastructure to set up wiki (Confluence, Moin).

Mentor-related responsibility/oversight

date item
2013-10-10 Identify all the Mentors for the incubation, by asking all that can be Mentors.
2013-10-20 Subscribe all Mentors on the pmc and general lists.
2013-11-05 Give all Mentors access to the incubator SVN repository. (to be done by the Incubator PMC chair or an Incubator PMC Member wih karma for the authorizations file)
date item

Verify distribution rights

date item
2013-10-20 Check and make sure that for all code included with the distribution that is not under the Apache license, we have the right to combine with Apache-licensed code and redistribute.
2013-10-20 Check and make sure that all source code distributed by the project is covered by one or more of the following approved licenses: Apache, BSD, Artistic, MIT/X, MIT/W3C, MPL 1.1, or something with essentially the same terms.

Establish a list of active committers

date item
2013-10-20 Check that all active committers have submitted a contributors agreement.

Project specific

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These action items have to be checked for during the whole incubation process.

These items are not to be signed as done during incubation, as they may change during incubation. They are to be looked into and described in the status reports and completed in the request for incubation signoff.

Collaborative Development

  • Have all of the active long-term volunteers been identified and acknowledged as committers on the project? - YES
  • Are there three or more independent committers? (The legal definition of independent is long and boring, but basically it means that there is no binding relationship between the individuals, such as a shared employer, that is capable of overriding their free will as individuals, directly or indirectly.) - YES
  • Are project decisions being made in public by the committers? - YES
  • Are the decision-making guidelines published and agreed to by all of the committers? - YES

Licensing awareness

  • Are all licensing, trademark, credit issues being taken care of and acknowleged by all committers? - YES

Project Specific

Add project specific tasks here.


Things to check for before voting the project out.

Organizational acceptance of responsibility for the project

  • If graduating to an existing PMC, has the PMC voted to accept it?
  • If graduating to a new PMC, has the board voted to accept it? - ?

Incubator sign-off

  • Has the Incubator decided that the project has accomplished all of the above tasks? - ?