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From "Niall Pemberton" <niall.pember...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduate FtpServer
Date Thu, 13 Dec 2007 11:55:31 GMT
On Dec 13, 2007 4:40 AM, Niclas Hedhman <niclas@hedhman.org> wrote:
> On Wednesday 12 December 2007 19:45, Niall Pemberton wrote:
>
> > Have they met the exit criteria?
> >
> > I couldn't see a STATUS file in svn - but the website[1] doesn't have
> > a date against "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." in the Copyright section.
> >
> > [1] http://incubator.apache.org/projects/ftpserver.html
>
> I'll update the ftpserver.xml to reflect what has happened (AFAIK), but
> roughly;
>
> FtpServer is probably now the oldest incubating project, and come here at the
> very beginning (IIRC) of Incubator existence. The project originated in
> Avalon, but didn't really belong there, hence moved here.
> So, there has never been any software grants and such to deal with.
>
> The project was dormant (incl no active Mentor, no PPMC) for a long time,
> until Niklas Gustavsson and Sergey Vladimirov started to revive the codebase
> and community. The codebase was moved to use the high-performant MINA network
> layer, and that created the "natural home" aspect.
>
> I came in as a Mentor about 6 months ago, and try to fill in the missing gaps;
> establish a PPMC, grow the community to 3 committers and official secure a
> new home.
>
> So, IMHO FtpServer has met graduation criteria. More importantly, we have a
> PMC willing to take over the responsibility of a encumberance-free codebase.

Thanks for the info,

[X]  +1  Graduate FtpServer to MINA Project.

Niall

> Cheers
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>
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