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From "Fedotov, Alexei A" <alexei.a.fedo...@intel.com>
Subject RE: [general] Board resolution for Apache Harmony project
Date Wed, 25 Oct 2006 00:26:47 GMT
Sounds great! Tools or tests fit into category of related software, so
we probably don't need to mention them explicitly. 

With best regards,
Alexei Fedotov,
Intel Java & XML Engineering

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Geir Magnusson Jr. [mailto:geir@pobox.com]
>Sent: Wednesday, October 25, 2006 3:35 AM
>To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
>Subject: [general] Board resolution for Apache Harmony project
>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
>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
>a Project Management Committee charged with the creation and
>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
>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)
>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
>                     - 0 -
>Comments please?

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