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From Brendan W.McAdams <bmcad...@sluggy.com>
Subject Re: [NOTICE] Geronimo as TLP
Date Thu, 20 May 2004 12:33:52 GMT
+1

Sounds good to me.

On May 19, 2004, at 22:27, Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:

> All,
>
> The Geronimo team will be working over the next week to try to become 
> an Apache top-level project. We would like all members of the 
> community, including all interested Incubator PMC members, to 
> participate in this process.  We plan to do the following, in 
> parallel:
>
> 1) Have a PPMC vote for graduation of the Geronimo project from 
> incubation and be proposed to the Apache Board as a TLP.  
> Specifically, we are looking to see if, in the opinion of the  
> Geronimo PPMC (which includes the Incubator PMC), that the Geronimo 
> community :
>
>    o  does collaborative development according to the ASF's
>       philosophy and guidelines
>
>    o  has a codebase that is properly licensed, has clear
>       provenance, and conforms to the ASF's legal requirements
>       for contributions
>
>    o  should be recommended to the board as a top-level project
>
> I propose that we initiate the vote tomorrow evening on the Geronimo 
> PPMC list after discussing any feedback and resolving any concerns.
>
> 2) Work as a community to create a proposal for the board and a 
> supporting charter ready by 0500 GMT, Tuesday May 25th (monday 
> midnight my time :)  in order to give the board time to add to their 
> agenda for Wednesday, May 26th.  This proposal will, upon a successful 
> 'graduation' vote by the PPMC, be submitted to the board as the formal 
> proposal for creation of an Apache top-level project.  The proposal 
> will be of the conventional ASF format and detail :
>
>    o  The basic purpose and scope of the top-level Apache Geronimo
>       project
>
>    o  The initial PMC
>
>    o  The names of one or more individuals that we recommend to be
>       the PMC chair
>
> The supporting charter document will be additional details about the 
> project that were not appropriate for the board proposal.  This 
> charter will be referenced by the board proposal.  I will start both 
> the proposal and charter work tomorrow  with a 'seed' for each as two 
> separate threads on the geronimo-dev mail list.
>
> Comments?
>
> geir
>
> -- 
> Geir Magnusson Jr                                   203-247-1713(m)
> geir@4quarters.com
>


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