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From Tom White <>
Subject Re: Time for graduation?
Date Mon, 16 Oct 2017 07:47:14 GMT
+1 from me.


On Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 12:59 AM, Michael Brown <> wrote:
> I am in favor of graduation.
> On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 2:17 PM, Todd Lipcon <> wrote:
>> Hey Impala community,
>> It's been a while that all of the Impala infrastructure has been moved
>> over, and the community appears to be functioning healthily, generating new
>> releases on a regular cadence as well as adding new committers and PPMC
>> members. All of the branding stuff seems great, and the user mailing list
>> has a healthy amount of traffic and a good track record of answering
>> questions when they come up.
>> As a mentor I think it's probably time to discuss graduation. The project
>> is already functioning in the same way as your typical Apache TLP and it
>> seems like it's time to become one.
>> Any thoughts? If everyone is on board, the next step would be:
>> 1. Pick the initial PMC chair for the TLP. According to the published
>> Impala Bylaws it seems that this is meant to rotate annually, so no need to
>> stress too much about it.
>> A couple obvious choices here would be Marcel (as the original founder of
>> the project) or perhaps Jim (who has done yeoman's work on a lot of the
>> incubation process, podling reports, etc). Others could certainly volunteer
>> or be nominated as well.
>> 2. Draft a Resolution for the PPMC and IPMC to vote upon.
>> -- the resolution would include the above-decided chair as well as the list
>> of initial PMC, etc.
>> -- the Initial PMC could be just the current list of PPMC, or you could
>> consider adding others at this point as well.
>> I can help with the above process but figured I'd solicit opinions first on
>> whether the communit feels it's ready to graduate.
>> Thanks
>> Todd

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