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From Kenneth Tam <kentamina...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: beehive 1.0 release status update
Date Wed, 20 Jul 2005 11:04:11 GMT
I nominate myself for the PMC chair and propose the following resolution:

..that the Apache Beehive PMC be and hereby is responsible for the
creation and maintenance of a Java enterprise application framework
focused on ease-of-use via highly toolable metadata-driven programming
models.

On 7/20/05, Cliff Schmidt <cliffschmidt@gmail.com> wrote:
> To reiterate the schedule I mentioned in my previous email.  Here's my
> suggestion:
> 
> Today (Wednesday): start nominations for anyone interested in being VP/PMC chair
> 
> Today: someone (probably someone willing to be the chair) should
> propose a resolution -- really just the single phrase that defines the
> project scope inserted into the standard template (see below)
> 
> Friday morning (PDT): start vote on resolution
> 
> Sunday evening (PDT): start vote for VP (giving the rest of this week
> and weekend for anyone to consider nominations)
> 
> Tuesday morning (PDT): close vote on resolution and send to Board for
> review before meeting, leaving VP name blank for the moment.
> 
> Wednesday evening (PDT): close vote and insert Beehive's proposed VP
> name into the resolution before board votes on it the next day.
> 
> Sound good?
> 
> Cliff
> 
> On 7/20/05, Cliff Schmidt <cliffschmidt@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 7/20/05, Eddie ONeil <ekoneil@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > For those who may not have seen, it seems that Beehive has been
> > > released from the Apache Incubator, so congratulations are in order
> > > for members of the community (user and dev) for having reached this
> > > milestone.
> >
> > it does seem that way. ;-)  We should see an official vote result
> > summary on the incubator general list shortly (I think Dims will be
> > sending that since he started the vote.)
> >
> > >   As per Noel, Cliff and Dims's mails, we're awaiting an Apache Board
> > > meeting for the discussion about having Beehive become a
> > > top-level-project (TLP).  More there when we hear further news.  And,
> > > Cliff, please correct me if I've conveyed any of this information
> > > incorrectly.
> >
> > I believe the next Board meeting is scheduled for next Thursday.  The
> > only correction to what you wrote is that Beehive needs to provide a
> > resolution (which includes a proposed VP) BEFORE the Board meeting --
> > in fact, preferably a couple days (Tuesday) before the Board meeting.
> > The idea is that we give the Board something to vote on and hopefully
> > approve.
> >
> > What this means is that the following things need to happen really soon:
> > a) discussion and a vote on the resolution for Beehive (including a
> > 1/2-line project scope),
> > b) a vote to determine the proposed VP for the future Beehive TLP
> >
> > To have both of these things done by Tuesday (including a three-day
> > voting period), we should probably start a) today and b) by Friday.
> > I'd recommend that anyone who wants to nominate one of the PPMC
> > members (including nominating one's self) as the VP does so in the
> > next 48 hours or so.  If the Board meeting is Thursday, we could
> > probably let the VP vote run up until Wednesday and just plug a name
> > into the resolution text (which we want to have submitted to the Board
> > by Tuesday to allow them to review it).
> >
> > Hope this quickly-written email makes sense.  BTW, I sent info about
> > this process in response to a PPMC thread.  I will resend that info to
> > this -dev list (the process is not a secret ;-).  All discussion and
> > probably the resolution vote should happen on this list, but we may
> > choose to cast VP votes on the private ppmc list.
> >
> > Cliff
> >
> > >
> > >   I think that it makes sense to start stabilizing for a Beehive 1.0
> > > release in order to deliver Controls + NetUI to the community in a 1.0
> > > form.  The situation for WSM relative to JSR 181 TCK compliance has
> > > not changed, though I'd guess we'll start the TCK work in the next few
> > > weeks.  Once this has been passed, WSM will be added to Beehive in a
> > > subsequent release.
> > >
> > >   I'd suggest waiting a week or so to hear the outcome of the Apache
> > > Board's decision relative to TLP status.  Depending on the outcome of
> > > this discussion, we could do a 1.0 release soon thereafter as a
> > > full-fledged Apache project (!) or wait / discuss our options if that
> > > decision is delayed for some reason.  Either way, it makes sense to
> > > deliver stable APIs soon.
> >
> > makes sense to me
> >
> > >
> > >   Status mail tracking our bug progress will appear shortly --
> > > currently, I think we've only got a couple of issues to be resolved in
> > > the "V1" category.
> > >
> > >   Thoughts / comments welcome.
> > >
> > > Eddie
> > >
> >
>

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