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From Gregory Shimansky <gshiman...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] Board resolution for Apache Harmony project
Date Wed, 25 Oct 2006 17:41:32 GMT
Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
> any comments?  any at all?

I don't know the formal form of such documents. If it fits the form, 
then it is ok to me because the proposal contents looks just fine.

> 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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Gregory Shimansky, Intel Middleware Products Division


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