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From Jordan Zimmerman <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Curator Resolution
Date Fri, 23 Aug 2013 22:06:10 GMT
That occurred to me, too. It's why I wrote it this way "library and tools for working with
Apache ZooKeeper" - i.e. not mentioning "client" or "Java". But, maybe it can be more general?


On Aug 23, 2013, at 3:03 PM, Patrick Hunt <> wrote:

> My memory is fuzzy on this, hopefully someone else will chime in, but
> I seem to remember
> 1) don't make the scope too narrow, give yourself room for the project to expand
> 2) don't define the scope as a deliverable, rather as a goal.
> For example this is what ZK had when it went TLP:
> "open-source software related to distributed system coordination."
> Not sure if this is helpful or actionable but something to consider.
> Patrick
> On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 5:22 PM, Patrick Hunt <> wrote:
>> Apache ZooKeeper is ZooKeeper not Zookeeper.
>> I seem to remember that "${DESCRIPTION-AND-SCOPE}" had to be something
>> very specific wrt wording. I can't remember off the top of my head
>> though. does anyone remember? Perhaps it's fine as-is?
>> Patrick
>> On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 4:53 PM, Jordan Zimmerman
>> <> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> Now that the graduation vote has succeeded, we need to vote on the "resolution".
Every project needs a resolution, which will first be confirmed by the IPMC and finally approved
by the ASF board. But first, we need to to create it. Below you will find a draft resolution.
I've taken the liberty of making myself the Vice President. Please discuss if you disagree
with that.
>>> If you need more information on Apache Resolutions, I refer you to this page:
>>> Please read the resolution carefully and let's discuss. I'll leave this discussion
open for at least 72 hours and then we can take it to a vote.
>>> X. Establish Apache Curator 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 related to
>>>       a library and tools for working with Apache Zookeeper, for
>>>       distribution at no charge to the public.
>>>       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management
>>>       Committee (PMC), to be known as the "The Apache Curator Project",
>>>       be and hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the
>>>       Foundation; and be it further
>>>       RESOLVED, that The Apache Curator Project be and hereby is
>>>       responsible for the creation and maintenance of software
>>>       components which serve as a library and tools for working with Apache
>>>       Zookeeper; and be it further
>>>       RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Curator" 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
>>>       Curator Project, and to have primary responsibility for
>>>       management of the projects within the scope of responsibility of
>>>       The Apache Curator 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 Curator Project:
>>>         * Jordan Zimmerman (randgalt)
>>>         * Jay Zarfoss (zarfide)
>>>         * Eric Tschetter (cheddar)
>>>         * Ioannis Canellos (iocanel)
>>>         * Patrick Hunt (phunt)
>>>         * Mahadev Konar (mahadev)
>>>         * Luciano Resende (lresende)
>>>         * Enis Söztutar (enis)
>>>       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Jordan Zimmerman
>>>       be and hereby is appointed to the office of Vice
>>>       President, Curator, 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 Curator Project be and hereby
>>>       is tasked with the migration and rationalization of the Apache
>>>       Incubator Curator podling; and be it further
>>>       RESOLVED, that all responsibility pertaining to the Apache
>>>       Incubator Curator podling encumbered upon the Apache Incubator
>>>       PMC are hereafter discharged.

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