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Subject cvs commit: jakarta-avalon-site/docs/pmc PMC-VOTING-PROCEDURES.txt AVALON-PMC-RESOLUTION.TXT
Date Sat, 07 Dec 2002 05:51:26 GMT
mcconnell    2002/12/06 21:51:26

  Added:       docs/pmc PMC-VOTING-PROCEDURES.txt AVALON-PMC-RESOLUTION.TXT
  Log:
  Moved to jakarta-avalon-site/docs/pmc/ so we have an on-line reference
  
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  1.1                  jakarta-avalon-site/docs/pmc/PMC-VOTING-PROCEDURES.txt
  
  Index: PMC-VOTING-PROCEDURES.txt
  ===================================================================
  
  APACHE AVALON PMC VOTING PROCEDURES - PROPOSAL
  
  Definitions
  ----------
  
  Definition 1. PMC
  
     All references to the PMC within this document shall be deemed as
     the Apache Avalon Project Management Committee, established in 
     accordance with the Apache Board resolution of the
     20 November 2002 as detailed with the following document or 
     amendments adopted in accordance with the procedures herein
     defined.
  
     http://jakarta.apache.org/avalon/AVALON-PMC-RESOLUTION.TXT
  
  Definition 2. PMC Membership
  
     The PMC membership as established by the Apache Board 
     resolution as detailed under definition [1]:
  
  Definition 3. PMC Chair
  
     A member of the PMC, as defined in definition [2], duly elected
     by the PMC Members to represent the interest of the PMC Membership
     and the broader Avalon Community towards the Apache Board as defined 
     under the PMC resolution and/or adopted amendments (definition [1]).
  
  Definition 3. PMC Charter
  
     The initial charter of the PMC is defined under the Apache Board 
     resolution as detailed under definition [1].  
  
  Definition 4. Normal Vote
  
     Normal votes shall be deemed as any vote not falling within the scope 
     of a Qualified Majority Vote as defined by definition [5].
  
  Definition 5. Qualified Majority Vote.
  
     A Qualified Majority Vote is a vote applied to any of the following:
  
     (a) Modification to and amendment of the PMC Charter as defined 
         by definition [3].
  
     (b) modification to or amendment of the policies and procedures 
         established hereunder.
  
  PMC Policies and Procedures (P&P)
  ---------------------------------
  
  Article 1, PMC Voting Procedures
  
     (a) Preconditions to Voting
  
         A vote shall be proceeded by prior discussion, normally
         initiated by a an email thread commencing by the "[PROPOSAL]"
         tag with the message title.  Proposal resulting in the 
         establishment of a vote shall be presented under a thread
         commencing with the "[VOTE]" tag.  The PMC Chair may disallow
         a vote at his/her discretion, providing that justification is 
         provided.  PMC chair decisions on vote integrity shall be 
         binding on the PMC members.
  
     (b) Quorum Calculations
  
         Quorum on all motions shall be at least three (3) and not
         less than 50% of the elected members (rounded up to the 
         nearest non-fractional number).
  
     (c) Voting Conventions
  
         Voting on matters placed before the PMC shall be restricted 
         to the members of the PMC.  Votes may be expressed in 
         support, opposition, or abstention in accordance with the 
         following conventions:
  
         +1  a vote supporting the motion
         +0  a vote of supportive abstention
         -0  a vote of non-supportive abstention
         -1  a vote opposing the motion
  
         A member may vote multiple times.  The last vote registered 
         within the voting period shall stand as the members vote.
  
     (d) Normal Majority Vote 
  
         A vote undertaken within the scope of a Normal Vote as defined 
         by definition [4] shall require a majority of greater than 50% 
         before the vote may be considered as binding, shall be subject 
         to the quorum calculations as defined under Article 1 (b), 
         vote duration as defined by Article 1 (f), and validity shall 
         be subject to reasonable engagement towards actions as defined 
         under the voting preconditions of Article 1 (a), where the 
         notion of reasonable shall rest with the PMC Chair.
  
     (e) Qualified Majority Vote 
  
         A vote undertaken within the scope of a Qualified Majority Vote 
         as defined by definition [5] shall require a 2/3 majority 
         (rounded to the nearest non-fractional number) before the vote 
         may be considered as binding upon the PMC members.
  
     (f) Vote Duration
  
         Any vote conducted by the PMC may be closed within 7 days of its 
         initiation providing that quorum has been met in accordance with 
         Article 1 (b).  A vote not meeting quorum during the initial 7 
         day period shall default to a 14 day duration.  On expiration of
         a 14 day vote duration, if quorum has not been achieved, the
         vote shall be consider as a failed vote.
  
     (g) Post-conditions to Voting
  
         A vote shall be concluded by a result announcement presented by 
         email under a thread commencing by the "[VOTE-RESULT]" tag with 
         the message title.  The PMC Chair count shall stand as the 
         final authority on vote counts. 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  1.1                  jakarta-avalon-site/docs/pmc/AVALON-PMC-RESOLUTION.TXT
  
  Index: AVALON-PMC-RESOLUTION.TXT
  ===================================================================
  
  On the 20th November 2002, a recommendation based on a proposal placed before the board
by Stephen McConnell on behalf of the Jakarta Avalon Sub-Project community was unanimously
adapted under a vote of the Apache Board.  The text of the adapter proposal is as follows:
  
    WHEREAS, the Board of Directors deems it to be in
    the best interests of the Foundation and consistent with
    the Foundation's purpose to establish a Project Management
    Committee charged with the creation and maintenance of
    open-source software related to component and service
    management, for distribution at no charge to the public.
  
    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management
    Committee (PMC), to be known as the "Avalon PMC", be and
    hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the Foundation;
    and be it further
  
    RESOLVED, that the Avalon PMC be and hereby is responsible
    for the creation and maintenance of software related to
    component and service management, based on software licensed
    to the Foundation; and be it further
  
    RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Avalon" be and
    hereby is created, the person holding such office to serve
    at the direction of the Board of Directors as the chair of the
    Avalon PMC, and to have primary responsibility for management
    of the projects within the scope of responsibility of the
    Avalon PMC; and be it further
  
    RESOLVED, that the persons listed immediately below be and hereby
    are appointed to serve as the initial members of the Avalon PMC:
  
    * Nicola Ken Barozzi
    * Stephen McConnell
    * Leo Sutic
    * Leo Simons
    * Paul Hammant
    * Marcus Crafter
    * Carsten Ziegeler
    * Pete Royal
    * Berin Loritsch
    * Jeff Turner
  
    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Nicola Ken Barozzi
    be and hereby is appointed to the office of Vice President, Avalon,
    to serve in accordance with and subject to the direction of the
    Board of Directors and the Bylaws of the Foundation until death,
    resignation, retirement, removal or disqualification, or until a
    successor is appointed; and be it further
  
    RESOLVED, that the initial Avalon PMC be and hereby is tasked
    with the creation of a set of bylaws intended to encourage open
    development and increased participation in the Avalon Project;
    and be it further
  
    RESOLVED, that the initial Avalon PMC be and hereby is tasked
    with the migration and rationalization of the Jakarta PMC
    Avalon subproject; and be it further
  
    RESOLVED, that all responsibility pertaining to the Jakarta
    Avalon sub-project and encumbered upon the Jakarta PMC are
    hereafter discharged.
  
  
  
  

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