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From Tom White <...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Avro as TLP?
Date Tue, 06 Apr 2010 22:01:57 GMT
On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 1:15 PM, Doug Cutting <cutting@apache.org> 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?

+1

Tom

>
> 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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