Monthly community call


  • Andrew Musselman
  • Trevor Grant


Round the room quick introductions

Recap from last month

  1. Fixed: Build failed on AArch64, Fedora 33
  2. Fixed: Fix broken ASF link in Sidebar
  3. Fixed: Edit website
  4. New committer Jowanza Joseph (jowanza)
  5. New PMC member Shannon Quinn (squinn)

JIRA focus

  1. Assigned: Web site check
  2. Assigned: Download page improvements
  3. Update NOTICE
  4. In progress: Migrate off Travis
  5. Assigned: Add “how to do your first JIRA” notes
  6. Assigned: Add “first ticket” tag or type in JIRA
  7. Assigned: Add Docker instructions to nav
  8. Assigned: Docker image for web site build

Release plans

  • Apr: 14.2, point release with minor improvements and new build system


  • Python bindings for DSL (XXXL)
  • Automating or maintaining Docker images (XL, including docs)
  • New parsing and processing modules
    1. Proof of concept blockchain data and metadata (XXL)
    2. Proof of concept GPL/BSD/ALv2/MIT classifier (start with small tutorial)
  • Live code environment (in-browser) to try DSL (XXL for a real version, start with simple env)
  • Language modeling
    1. Guaranteed ALv2-licensed training models
    2. Blessed chat/code recs
  • Look at OpenNLP for tokenizing and other processing
  • New embedding similarity job

Project management

  • Inactive PMC

Summary and next steps

  • Continue monthly community calls
  • Complete JIRA focus
  • Get travis migration done, nightlies running
  • Push 14.2 out
  • Reevaluate timeline of Ideas in April