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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [general] Board resolution for Apache Harmony project
Date Wed, 25 Oct 2006 14:53:52 GMT
any comments?  any at all?

Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
> I've been anticipating this moment for 2 years now...  :)
> 
> While it doesn't seem possible given infrastructure issues that are 
> interfering with mail to get something in front of the board tomorrow 
> (plus the fact that the board likes things in advance) if a miracle 
> happens I'd like to try, and if not, we need this anyway for next month, 
> so we should get this put to bed (and back to work).
> 
> Here's a proposed resolution to put before the board to create Apache 
> Harmony as a Top Level Project (TLP) of the ASF.   As per a discussion 
> on the -private list, it's been suggested that I be offered as the 
> candidate to the board as the PMC chair, so I filled in that blank, but 
> that's open for discussion like everything else in this proposal.  (The 
> board chooses a chair - we just make the suggestion).  There's no real 
> rush to get this in tomorrow - as I said, it's really unlikely anyway - 
> so please speak up with comments or concerns.
> 
>                - 0 -
> 
> Establish the Apache Harmony 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 implementing Java virtual machines, related 
> class libraries, and other software that is commonly associated with 
> Java platforms, for distribution at no charge to the public.
> 
> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management Committee 
> (PMC), to be known as the "Harmony PMC", be and hereby is established 
> pursuant to Bylaws of the Foundation; and be it further
> 
> RESOLVED, that the Harmony PMC be and hereby is responsible for the 
> creation and maintenance of software related to Java virtual machines,
> related class libraries, and other software commonly associated with 
> Java platform implementations; and be it further
> 
> RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Harmony" 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 Harmony PMC, and to have primary 
> responsibility for management of the projects within the scope of 
> responsibility of the Harmony 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 Harmony PMC:
> 
>     * Nathan Beyer       (ndbeyer@apache.org)
>     * Tim Ellison        (tellison@apache.org)
>     * Mark Hindess       (hindessm@apache.org)
>     * George Harley      (gharley@apache.org)
>     * Mikhail Loenko     (mloenko@apache.org)
>     * Geir Magnusson Jr. (geirm@apache.org)
>     * Stepan Mishura     (smishura@apache.org)
>     * Weldon Washburn    (wjwashburn@apache.org)
>     * Paulex Yang        (pyang@apache.org)
> 
> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Geir Magnusson Jr be 
> appointed to the office of Vice President, Harmony, 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 Harmony PMC be and hereby is tasked with the 
> creation of a set of bylaws intended to encourage open development and 
> increased participation in the Harmony Project; and be it further
> 
> RESOLVED, that the initial Harmony PMC be and hereby is tasked with the 
> migration and rationalization of the Apache Incubator Harmony podling; 
> and be it further
> 
> RESOLVED, that all responsibility pertaining to the Apache Incubator 
> Harmony podling encumbered upon the Apache Incubator PMC are hereafter 
> discharged.
> 
>                     - 0 -
> 
> Comments please?
> 
> geir
> 
> 

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