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From Dain Sundstrom <d...@coredevelopers.net>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduate XMLBeans from Incubator and recommend as top-level project
Date Sun, 20 Jun 2004 20:05:43 GMT
+1

-dain

On Jun 18, 2004, at 8:59 PM, Cliff Schmidt wrote:

> The XMLBeans project has been actively developed in incubation for
> about 10 months.  During this time, the user and developer
> community has continued to grow stronger, both in number,
> diversity, and degree of cooperation.  In addition, the XMLBeans
> project has demonstrated an understanding and application of the
> legal and logistic measures necessary to protect and enhance the
> mission of the ASF.
>
> Some examples of this progress can be seen in how XMLBeans has:
> - worked with other members of the Apache community,
> - brought on new committers, based on the merit of frequent
> contributions,
> - been responsive to the user community,
> - been careful with its handling of the Apache brand (and in fact,
> helped to define an appropriate set of restrictions for incubating
> projects),
> - collaboratively created two binary distributions,
> - and implemented and made significant decisions through a PPMC.
>
> Therefore, I believe the XMLBeans project has satisfied the
> requirements of the Apache Incubation process, namely :
>
>   o  does collaborative development according to the ASF's
>      philosophy and guidelines
>
>   o  has a codebase that is properly licensed, has clear
>      provenance, and conforms to the ASF's legal requirements
>      for contributions
>
> (See the status file for the detailed list:
> http://cvs.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/incubator/site/projects/ 
> xmlbeans.cwiki?rev=1.10&view=markup.)
>
> Furthermore, I believe that the Incubator PMC, on behalf of the
> XMLBeans PPMC and the entire XMLBeans community, should recommend
> to the Apache Board of Directors to make the XMLBeans project a
> top-level Apache project.
>
> Note that the XMLBeans project was originally targeted as a
> subproject of the XML project.  However, based on the interests
> of the XML and the XMLBeans community (in support of the ASF's
> interest for proper delegation of project oversight from the
> Board to the PMCs), XMLBeans is now requesting TLP status.
>
> I request that members of the XMLBeans PPMC (which includes the
> Incubator PMC, the XML PMC, and the XMLBeans PMC committers)
> please vote :
>
> [ ] +1 - The XMLBeans project has met the requirements
>           for incubation and will be recommended to the
>           board for TLP status
>
> [ ] -1 - The XMLBeans project as not met the requirements
>           for incubation
>
> This vote will run ~96 hours, closing at 23:59 GMT, Tuesday
> June 22, 2004 (extending to vote due to the weekend, but ending
> before the upcoming Board meeting):
> http://www.timeanddate.com/counters/customcounter.html? 
> day=22&month=6&year=2004&hour=23&min=59
>
> Cliff
>
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