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From Henning Schmiedehausen <henn...@apache.org>
Subject [RESULT] Re: [VOTE] Accept Click for Incubation
Date Mon, 21 Jul 2008 09:42:38 GMT
And the results are in:

+1

Alan D. Cabrera (*)
Andrus Adamchik 
Bertrand Delacretaz (*)
Davanum Srinivas (*)
Eelco Hillenius
Henning Schmiedehausen (*)
Jim Jagielski (*)
Les Hazlewood 
Martijn Dashorst (*)
Niall Pemberton (*)
Niklas Gustavsson
Siegfried Goeschl
Ted Husted (*)
Will Glass-Husain 
William A. Rowe (*)

(* == Incubator PMC)

Note: Andrus and Will have requested to join the Incubator PMC but were
no IPMC members at the time when they voted.

0:

none

-1: 

none

Congratulations to the Click team, you have been accepted to the
Incubator as a podling.

	Ciao
		Henning



On Mon, 2008-07-14 at 13:14 +0200, Henning Schmiedehausen wrote:
> This vote will run until Monday, July 21st, 2008.
> 
> [ ] +1 Accept Click for incubation
> [ ]  0 Don't care
> [ ] -1 Reject for the following reason:
> 
> ------------
> = Click Proposal =
> 
> This proposal specifies the migration of Click web application framework
> to the Apache Software Foundation as a Top Level Project.
> 
> http://click.sourceforge.net/
> 
> == Rationale ==
> 
> Click is a modern J2EE web application framework released under the
> Apache License 2.0. It takes a component and page orientated approach to
> web applications with its main goals being ease of use and low barrier
> to entry. A major difference between Click and other component oriented
> frameworks, is that Click is stateless by design, although stateful
> pages are supported. It is an optimal framework, always trading off
> bloating features to its main goals of simplicity. Another important
> focus of the project has been to provide high quality documentation and
> examples to get people started as quickly as possible.
> 
> We see Click becoming an Apache project as a logical step in its
> evolution. Becoming part of the Apache community will increase
> visibility and expose the framework to a larger community of developers.
> 
> === Current Status ===
> 
> == Meritocracy ==
> 
> Click was developed by Malcolm Edgar in 2003 publicly released in March
> 2005. Since then there have been contributions from a number of
> developers across the world. New contributors are encouraged to provide
> patches, and later commit privileges are assigned to them. In 2008 Bob
> Schellink joined Malcolm Edgar as a joint lead on the project after
> contributing to the project for a number of years.
> 
> == Community ==
> 
> Click is a small but growing community of users and developers. Its two
> mailing lists receive around 200 messages per month.
>  
> == Core Developers ==
> 
>    * Malcolm Edgar
>    * Bob Schellink
>    * Naoki Takezoe
>    * Ahmed Mohombe
> 
> == Alignment ==
> 
> Click has already built up relationships with existing Apache projects
> especially Velocity and Cayenne. Using Velocity as its default rendering
> engine, Click has formed a close relationship with the Velocity
> community. Click also supports good integration with the Apache Cayenne
> ORM framework.
> 
> == Known Risks ==
> 
>     * Orphaned Software: Click has a healthy community of users and
> developers and has a very low risk of becoming orphaned. Experience With
> Open Source: Click was started as an open source project in 2005 and has
> remained so for 3 years.
>     * Homogeneous Developers: The community is very diverse with users
> and developers from all over the world.
>     * Reliance on salaried developers: None of the Click developers are
> compensated for their contributions. It is a complete voluntary project.
>     * Relationships with Other Apache Products: As mentioned in the
> Alignment section, Click has formed close relationships with Velocity
> and Cayenne. Other Apache products used include commons-* and log4j.
>     * An Excessive Fascination with the Apache Brand: Although it is
> true that the Apache Brand will increase visibility of the framework, we
> are more interested in building stronger relationships and influence
> Apache projects such as Velocity.
> 
> 
> == Scope of the project ==
> 
> Currently Click consists of the following parts: the core framework, an
> extras package for non core controls, an examples project and a quick
> start project. There is also an Eclipse plugin called ClickIDE.
> 
> == Initial Source ==
> 
> Click sources is available from http://sourceforge.net/projects/click
> 
> == External Dependencies ==
> 
> There are some concerns over incompatible licensed libraries Click
> depends on.
> 
>     * calendar.js is released under a LGPL licensed library from
> http://www.dynarch.com/projects/calendar/
>     * Hibernate is released under a LGPL licensed library from
> http://www.hibernate.org/
>     * HSQLDB is released under the license specified here:
> http://hsqldb.org/web/hsqlLicense.html
> 
> 
> == Required Resources ==
> 
> == Mailing lists ==
> 
> Create new mailing lists
> 
>     * click-dev
>     * click-private
> 
> 
> == Subversion Directory ==
> 
> Migrate the current subversion code from sourceforge to Apache
> 
>     * https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/click
> 
> 
> == Issue Tracking ==
> 
>     * Need to create a new JIRA project called CLICK for the Click
> framework
>     * Migrate the current JIRA issue tracker from
> http://www.avoka.com/jira/
> 
> 
> == Other Resources ==
> 
> Need to create a new Confluence Wiki
> 
>     * CLICK
> 
> 
> == Initial Committers ==
> 
> The initial committers for the project should include:
> 
>     * Malcolm Edgar
>     * Bob Schellink
>     * Naoki Takezoe
>     * Ahmed Mohombe
>     * Henning Schmiedehausen
>     * Will Glass-Husain
>     * Ted Husted
>     * Andrus Adamchik
> 
> 
> == Sponsors ==
> 
> === Champion ===
> 
>     * Henning Schmiedehausen
> 
> 
> === Nominated Mentors ===
> 
>     * Will Glass-Husain
>     * Ted Husted
>     * Andrus Adamchik
> 
> 
> === Sponsoring Entity ===
> 
>     * Velocity
> ----------------
> 
> 
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