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From Sebastien Goasguen <run...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DRAFT] Graduation resolution / IPMC vote email draft for discussion
Date Fri, 22 Feb 2013 20:53:30 GMT
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On Feb 21, 2013, at 6:21 PM, Chip Childers <chip.childers@sungard.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> I feel like we have reached a consensus around the idea of graduating [1].  
> If this is incorrect, or anyone feels that their perspective or concerns 
> were not addressed, please say so.
> 
> Continuing down the path towards an eventual graduation, I took the
> liberty of drafting the vote email that we would send to the IPMC,
> including the draft graduation resolution that would be sent to the
> board if the IPMC approves of our graduation.
> 
> I'd like to get your comments and suggested changes...
> 
> Keep in mind that there are several places where we have placeholders in
> this draft.  That includes committer and PMC numbers, the PMC chair
> name, and several reference links that need to be added as we finalize
> things.
> 
> The pre-amble to the IPMC vote is totally up to us, although I modeled
> it after another project's graduation vote thread.  Comments welcome on
> how we express our readiness to the IPMC!
> 
> The graduation resolution is based on a template, but the relevant
> portion to review is how I chose to scope the project.  Namely this
> text:
> 
>> related to the development of software to deploy and manage large
>> networks of virtual machines, as a highly available, highly scalable
>> Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud computing platform.
> 
> I stole this from our project's home page ;)
> 
> Information from the incubator on how to best describe the project
> within a charter is at [2].
> 
> [1] http://markmail.org/message/3nluchj5q5waguws
> [2] http://incubator.apache.org/guides/graduation.html#tlp-resolution
> 
> Here's the draft vote email and resolution:
> 
> *************************************************
> 
> Apache CloudStack entered the Incubator in April of 2012. We have made
> significant progress with the project since moving over to Apache. We have
> XX committers and XX PPMC members listed on our status page at [1], not including 
> the 8 mentors that helped guide our community through incubation.  XX of the 
> committers and XX of the PPMC members were added after the podling was
> formed. Additionally, XX of our mentors will be remaining with the
> project as it transitions into a TLP, with XX transitioning into the PMC
> and XX deciding to only remain as committers on the project.
> 
> We have verified that Apache CloudStack is a suitable name [2], and the
> CloudStack marks have been donated from Citrix to the ASF.
> 

marks or brands ?

> We completed two releases (Apache CloudStack 4.0.0-incubating and Apache 
> CloudStack 4.0.1-incubating) and are currently preparing for two more (4.0.2 
> and 4.1.0).
> 
> The community of Apache CloudStack is active, healthy, and growing and has
> demonstrated the ability to self-govern using accepted Apache practices.
> 
We have created bylaws and posted them on our wiki [5].

> The Apache CloudStack community voted overwhelmingly to graduate [3],
> collecting XXXXX binding votes from our mentors and IPMC members XXXX. You 
> can view the discussion at [4].
> 
Regarding [3], I just want to check that we have not yet voted on graduation, correct ?
Therefore the "overwhelming" is in anticipation of the vote result ?

> 
> 
> Please cast your votes:
> 
> [ ] +1 Graduate Apache CloudStack from Apache Incubator
> [ ] +0 Indifferent to graduation status of Apache CloudStack
> [ ] -1 Reject graduation of Apache CloudStack from Apache Incubator because...
> 
> We'll run the vote for at least 72 hours (closing at the earliest at
> XXXX.)
> 
> [1] http://incubator.apache.org/projects/cloudstack.html
> [2] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PODLINGNAMESEARCH-23
> [3] *insert graduation vote thread link*
> [4] http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-cloudstack-dev/201302.mbox/%3C20130213145014.GE800%40USLT-205755.sungardas.corp%3E
> [5] https://cwiki.apache.org/CLOUDSTACK/apache-cloudstack-project-bylaws.html
> 
> X. Establish the Apache CloudStack Project
> 
> 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, for distribution at no charge to the public,
> related to the development of software to deploy and manage large
> networks of virtual machines, as a highly available, highly scalable
> Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud computing platform.

What happens if CloudStack starts to do more than manage large networks of VMs ?
Pure theoretical speculation on my part.

> 
> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management Committee
> (PMC), to be known as the "Apache CloudStack Project", be and hereby is
> established pursuant to Bylaws of the Foundation; and be it further
> 
> RESOLVED, that the Apache CloudStaack Project be and hereby is responsible

CloudStack

> for the creation and maintenance of software related to development of
> software to deploy and manage large networks of virtual machines, as
> a highly available, highly scalable Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
> cloud computing platform.
> 
> RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache CloudStack" 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 Apache CloudStack Project, and to
> have primary responsibility for management of the projects within the scope
> of responsibility of the Apache CloudStack Project; and be it further
> 
> RESOLVED, that the persons listed immediately below be and hereby
> are appointed to serve as the initial members of the Apache CloudStack Project:
> 
> * *insert PMC list*
> 

Committers won't be considered members of the "Project" ?

> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that XXXXXXXXX be appointed to the
> office of Vice President, Apache CloudStack, 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 Apache CloudStack PMC be and hereby is tasked
> with the creation of a set of bylaws intended to encourage open development
> and increased participation in the Apache CloudStack Project; and be it further
> 
We will have new bylaws after graduation ?

> RESOLVED, that the Apache CloudStack Project be and hereby is tasked with
> the migration and rationalization of the Apache Incubator CloudStack podling;
> and be it further
> 
> RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache
> Incubator CloudStack podling encumbered upon the Apache Incubator Project are
> hereafter discharged.
> 


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