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From Francesco Vollero <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduation to TLP
Date Mon, 15 Aug 2011 14:39:01 GMT
On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 4:17 PM, Carl Trieloff <> wrote:
> On 08/15/2011 10:09 AM, Chris Lalancette wrote:
>> On 08/12/11 - 04:42:30PM, David Lutterkort wrote:
>>> I'd like to put the graduation of Deltacloud to a toplevel project under
>>> the Board of the ASF to a vote.
>>> This vote is solely concerned with whether we, the Deltacloud community,
>>> feel we are ready to go through the graduation process. There are a few
>>> steps we have to take as part of the graduation process (write charter,
>>> draft resolution for the board, decide who the VP and initial PMC will
>>> be) I'll start separate discussions for all these items.
>>> For now, please vote on whether you think Deltacloud is ready to become
>>> a TLP by Wednesday, Aug 17th by 17:00 PDT.
>> The code is getting more mature, and the community is growing, so this seems
>> like a decent time.  However, before voting, I have a couple of questions.
>> 1)  Besides being listed as a top-level Apache project, are there any
>> additional benefits to graduating?
> - you move out of incubator
> - you get a url which helps with google search hits etc
> - you can make your own releases without incubator/ member votes
> - you get listed on apache front page
> - apache will promote the project
> - project gets full apache branding
> - etc  I think there is a full list in the incubator FAQ

So, no difference at all (it's ironic obviously!) :) For sake of


>> 2)  What are the additional responsibilities a top-level project has over an
>> incubator project (if any)?
> yes, the responsibility of the project moves from the IPMC to the
> deltacloud PMC.
> The project needs to report directly to the board.
>> Thanks,

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