Monthly community call


  • Andrew Musselman
  • Jowanza Joseph
  • Trevor Grant

Recap from last meeting

  1. No material progress

JIRA focus

  1. TBD: Simple spike for matrix math on the IBM quantum compute platform
  2. TBD: Assess all quantum platforms vis-a-vis interop and portability
  3. Assigned: Web site check
  4. Assigned: Download page improvements
  5. Update NOTICE
  6. In progress: Migrate off Travis
  7. Assigned: Add “how to do your first JIRA” notes
  8. Assigned: Add “first ticket” tag or type in JIRA
  9. Assigned: Add Docker instructions to nav
  10. Assigned: Docker image for web site build

Release plans

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


  • Quantum computing (IBM and Honeywell have free-tier APIs) XXXL
  • 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

  • Previous vote on PMC involvement passed:

Summary and next steps

  • Continue monthly community calls
  • Complete JIRA focus
  • Get travis migration done, nightlies running
  • Push 14.2 out
  • Reach out to formerly active project members
  • JIRA ranching