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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Recommend Forrest to become top-level Apache project
Date Tue, 25 May 2004 10:14:52 GMT
Following up on the XML PMC restructuring proposal, and after
a brief discussion with the Cocoon PMC, the Forrest project
has decided to ask the Board to consider Apache Forrest to
become a top-level project.

Proposal discussion
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=108306208000001

VOTE: Forrest to become top-level Apache project
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=108504901500001
Five people voted in favour and no-one was opposed.

Election of PMC chairperson:

Mr. David Crossley
+1 nicolaken
+1 antonio
+1 brondsem
+1 crossley
+1 cheche

Mr. Nicola Ken Barozzi (has declined)


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DRAFT RESOLUTION FOR THE FORREST PMC
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WHEREAS, the Board of Directors deems it to be in the best interests
of the Apache Software 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, with the purpose of generation of aggregated
multi-channel documentation maintaining a separation of content and
presentation.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management Committee,
to be known as the "Forrest PMC", be and hereby is established
pursuant to Bylaws of the Foundation; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the Forrest PMC be and hereby is responsible for the
creation and maintenance of software related to generation of
aggregated multi-channel documentation maintaining a separation of
content and presentation, based on software licensed to the
Foundation; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Forrest" 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 Forrest PMC, and to have
primary responsibility for management of the projects within the scope
of responsibility of the Forrest 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 Forrest PMC:

  * Nicola Ken Barozzi <nicolaken@apache.org>
  * Dave Brondsema <brondsem@apache.org>
  * David Crossley <crossley@apache.org>
  * Antonio Gallardo <antonio@apache.org>
  * Juan Jose Pablos <cheche@apache.org>

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Mr David Crossley
be and hereby is appointed to the office of Vice President, Forrest,
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 Forrest PMC be and hereby is tasked with
the creation of a set of bylaws intended to encourage open development
and increased participation in the Forrest Project; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the initial Forrest PMC be and hereby is tasked with
the migration and rationalization of the XML PMC Forrest sub-project;
and be it further

RESOLVED, that all responsibility pertaining to the XML Forrest
sub-project encumbered upon the XML PMC be hereafter discharged.

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