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From Chip Childers <chip.child...@sungard.com>
Subject Re: [DRAFT] Graduation resolution / IPMC vote email draft for discussion
Date Wed, 13 Mar 2013 12:59:00 GMT
On Mar 13, 2013, at 4:32 AM, Sebastien Goasguen <runseb@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> On Mar 12, 2013, at 10:46 AM, Chip Childers <chip.childers@sungard.com> wrote:
>
>> OK, here's the latest draft.  It includes names now,
>> although we are waiting for a couple of mentors to respond to a
>> question around their interest in staying with the project after
>> graduation.  It also includes updated committer counts.  Last, it
>> includes the new project description we discussed.
>>
>> It still requires the results of our VOTE thread to graduate (notice the
>> XX strings that need to be replaced).
>>
>> I'd like folks to review this email / resolution draft one last time...
>>
>> Comments / questions / concerns welcome!
>>
>> --------------------------------------------
>>
>> Apache CloudStack entered the Incubator in April of 2012. We have made
>> significant progress with the project since moving over to Apache. We have
>> 31 committers and 13 PPMC members listed on our status page at [1], not including
>> the 8 mentors that helped guide our community through incubation.  16 of the
>> committers and 7 of the PPMC members were added after the podling was
>> formed. One mentor joined the project after the podling started.  3 of the initial
>> committers that were not in the initial PPMC have now joined the PPMC.
>>
>> 6 of our mentors will be remaining with the project as it transitions into a TLP.
>>
>> We have verified that Apache CloudStack is a suitable name [2], and the
>> CloudStack marks are being donated from Citrix to the ASF.
>>
>> 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.
>>
>> After holding a discussion [3], the Apache CloudStack community subsequently
>> voted overwhelmingly to graduate [4], collecting XXXXX +1 votes (including
>> XX from our mentors), and no +0 or -1 votes.
>>
>> Our community has created a set of bylaws for the project [5].
>>
>> 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 72 hours.
>>
>> [1] http://incubator.apache.org/projects/cloudstack.html
>> [2] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PODLINGNAMESEARCH-23
>> [3] http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-cloudstack-dev/201302.mbox/%3C20130213145014.GE800%40USLT-205755.sungardas.corp%3E
>> [
>
> I don't think [3] is the right link, only points to your first email, not the thread.

I'll switch it. Thanks.

>
>> 4] *insert graduation vote thread link*
>> [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.
>>
>> 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 CloudStack Project be and hereby is responsible
>> for the creation and maintenance of software related to providing and
>> supporting an 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:
>
> I see John's point. Should we clarify that this is only PMC members ? Can we list the
31 committers as well ?

I'm following the required template and practices here. This is a
draft of a legal document so I don't suggest we try to fiddle with it.

>
>>
>> * Joe Brockmeier <jzb@apache.org>
>> * Will Chan <willchan@apache.org>
>> * Chip Childers <chipchilders@apache.org>
>> * Mohammad Nour El-Din <mnour@apache.org>
>> * Sebastien Goasguen <sebgoa@apache.org>
>> * Matt Richard Hogstrom <hogstrom@apache.org>
>> * Wido den Hollander <widodh@apache.org>
>> * Alex Huang <ahuang@apache.org>
>> * Jim Jagielski <jim@apache.org>
>> * Alex Karasulu <akarasulu@apache.org>
>> * John Kinsella <jlk@apache.org>
>> * Kevin Kluge <kluge@apache.org>
>> * Olivier Lamy <olamy@apache.org>
>> * David Nalley <ke4qqq@apache.org>
>> * Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org>
>> * Marcus Sorensen <mlsorensen@apache.org>
>> * Edison Su <edison@apache.org>
>> * Hugo Trippaers <hugo@apache.org>
>> * Chiradeep Vittal <chiradeep@apache.org>
>>
>> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Chip Childers 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
>>
>> 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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