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From Patrick Hunt <ph...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Avro as TLP?
Date Wed, 07 Apr 2010 16:52:52 GMT
+1

Patrick

On 04/06/2010 01:15 PM, Doug Cutting wrote:
> Please vote as to whether you think Avro should become a top-level
> Apache project, as mentioned previously on this list.
>
> I've included below a draft board resolution. It lists all current
> committers as the initial members of the project management committee
> (PMC) and Matt Massie as the initial chair.
>
> Does the Hadoop PMC support sending this proposal on to the board?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Doug
>
> ------------
>
> X. Establish the Apache Avro 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 data serialization
> for distribution at no charge to the public.
>
> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management
> Committee (PMC), to be known as the "Apache Avro Project",
> be and hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the
> Foundation; and be it further
>
> RESOLVED, that the Apache Avro Project be and hereby is
> responsible for the creation and maintenance of software
> related to data serialization; and be it further
>
> RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache Avro" 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 Avro Project, and to have primary responsibility
> for management of the projects within the scope of
> responsibility of the Apache Avro 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 Avro Project:
>
> * Doug Cutting <cutting@apache.org>
> * Jeff Hammerbacher <hammer@apache.org>
> * Jeff Hodges <jmhodges@apache.org>
> * Matt Massie <massie@apache.org>
> * Philip Zeyliger <philz@apache.org>
> * Scott Banachowski <sbanacho@apache.org>
> * Scott Carey <scottcarey@apache.org>
> * Sharad Agarwal <sharadag@apache.org>
> * Thiruvalluvan M. G. <thiru@apache.org>
>
> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Matt Massie
> be appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache Avro, 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 Avro 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 Avro Project; and be it further
>
> RESOLVED, that the Apache Avro Project be and hereby
> is tasked with the migration and rationalization of the Apache
> Hadoop Avro sub-project; and be it further
>
> RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache
> Hadoop Avro sub-project encumbered upon the
> Apache Hadoop Project are hereafter discharged.
>

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