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Subject cvs commit: incubator/site/projects merlin-developer.cwiki
Date Wed, 14 Jan 2004 11:14:12 GMT
leosimons    2004/01/14 03:14:12

  Added:       site/projects merlin-developer.cwiki
  Track record of merlin-developer incubation
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.1                  incubator/site/projects/merlin-developer.cwiki
  Index: merlin-developer.cwiki
  !!! X Project Incubation Status TEMPLATE
  This document is the template for project incubation status.
  What to do to set it up:
  * copy this file and name it <projectname>.cwiki
  * add this page in incubator/site/site.xml as for other projects
  * add a section in incubator/site/projects/index.xml
  For this file (syntax reference is at
  * fill in the "Description"
  * edit "Project info" to contain only effective resources
  * start doing "Incubation work items"
  When an "Incubation work item" is done, place the date in the supplied space, 
  and if necessary update "Project info" to reflect changes in resources.
  There are also sections where to place project news and incubation status reports.
  ''On the first edit of this file, please delete this notice.''
  {{{ -----8-<---- cut here -------8-<---- cut here -------8-<---- cut here -------8-<----
  !!! X Project Incubation Status
  This page tracks the project status, incubator-wise.
  For more general project status, look on [|]
  !!! Description
  The MerlinDeveloper Project is a codebase for a merlin eclipse plugin that will be merged
with an existing eclipse plugin already in development at avalon.
  !!! News
  * nearly done with incubation.
  !!! Project info
  || item              || type     || reference                 
  |  Website           | www       | [|]
  |  .                 | wiki      | .
  |  Mailing list      | dev       |
  |  .                 | cvs       |
  |  Bug tracking      | .         | .
  |  Source code       | CVS       | avalon-sandbox
  |  Mentors           | leosimons | Leo Simons
  |  .                 | noel      | Noel J Bergman
  |  Committers        | n/a       | Andreas Oberhack
  |  .                 | n/a       | all avalon committers
  |  Extra             | .         | .
  !!! Incubation status report
  ! STATUS file
  The status file reflects current project status, which seems ready for graduation.
  ! Collaborative Development 
  * all of the active long-term volunteers been identified and acknowledged as committers
on the project.
  * there are three or more independent committers? (The legal definition of independent is
long and boring, but basically it means that there is no binding relationship between the
individuals, such as a shared employer, that is capable of overriding their free will as individuals,
directly or indirectly.)
  * project decisions are being made in public by the committers.
  * the decision-making guidelines are published and agreed to by all of the committers.
  ! Licensing awareness 
  * all licensing, trademark, credit issues are being taken care of and acknowleged by all
  ! Project Specific 
  !! Exit 
  ! Organizational acceptance of responsibility for the project 
  * the avalon PMC has voted to accept the project.
  ! Incubator sign-off 
  * the incubator needs to sign-off and then we're done.
  !!! Incubation work items
  !! Project Setup
  This is the first phase on incubation, needed to start the project at Apache.
  '' All steps completed by Leo Simons between january 1 and january 14 2004.''
  '' Completed tasks are marked "DONE". ''
  ! Identify the project to be incubated
  Merlin-Developer by Andreas Oberhack.
  || date || item
  | DONE | Make sure that the requested project name does not already exist and check
to be sure that the name is not already trademarked for an existing software product.
  | DONE | If request from an existing Apache project to adopt an external package, then ask
the Apache project for the cvs module and mail address names.
  | DONE | If request from outside Apache to enter an existing Apache project, then post a
message to that project for them to decide on acceptance.
  | n/a | If request from anywhere to become a stand-alone PMC, then assess the fit with the
ASF, and create the lists and modules under the incubator address/module names if accepted.
  ! Interim responsibility
  || date || item
  | DONE | Identify all the Mentors for the incubation, by asking all that can be Mentors.

  | DONE | Subscribe all Mentors on the pmc and general lists. 
  | DONE | Give all Mentors access to all incubator CVS modules. (to be done by PMC chair)
  | DONE | Tell Mentors to track progress in the file 'incubator/projects/{}.cwiki'

  ! Copyright
  || date || item
  | DONE | Check and make sure that the papers that transfer rights to the ASF been received.
It is only necessary to transfer rights for the package, the core code, and any new code produced
by the project. 
  | DONE | Check and make sure that the files that have been donated have been updated to
reflect the new ASF copyright. 
  ! Verify distribution rights
  || date || item
  | DONE | Check and make sure that for all code included with the distribution that is not
under the Apache license, e have the right to combine with Apache-licensed code and redistribute.

  | DONE | Check and make sure that all source code distributed by the project is covered
by one or more of the following approved licenses:  Apache, BSD, Artistic, MIT/X, MIT/W3C,
MPL 1.1, or something with essentially the same terms.
  ! Establish a list of active committers !
  || date || item
  | DONE | Check that all active committers have submitted a contributors agreement. 
  | DONE | Add all active committers in the STATUS file. 
  | <<will be handled at later point by avalon pmc>> | Ask root for the creation
of committers' accounts on 
  ! Infrastructure !
  || date || item
  | n/a | Ask infrastructure to create source repository modules and grant the committers
  | n/a | Ask infrastructure to set up and archive Mailing lists. 
  | n/a | Decide about and then ask infrastructure to setup an issuetracking system (Bugzilla,
Scarab, Jira). 
  | <<will be handled at later point by avalon pmc>> | Migrate the project to
our infrastructure. 
  ! Project specific 

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