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From "Paul Fremantle" <pzf...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Qpid Graduation - for top level
Date Wed, 12 Nov 2008 23:05:59 GMT
My +1 (mentor/IPMC)

Paul

On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 9:03 PM, ant elder <ant.elder@gmail.com> wrote:
> +1
>
>   ...ant
>
> On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 8:51 PM, Carl Trieloff <cctrieloff@redhat.com> wrote:
>>
>> It is with the support of our mentors and a community vote on our dev list
>> that Qpid
>> would like to graduate. In our last graduation vote the incubator PMC felt
>> that the
>> Qpid project should increase its diversity. Over the intervening months Qpid
>> has
>> added more independents to the project & PPMC, bringing the diversity to 7
>> legally
>> independent parties (not counting those mentors who will stay on to help
>> advise), with
>> the PPMC diversity at 5 legally independent parties (also not counting
>> mentors).
>>
>> Qpid also continues to attract more contributors (both independents and
>> large corporates),
>> so the committer pool and diversity should continue to expand as
>> contributors are voted
>> in as committers.
>>
>> Qpid has also made an additional release since the last graduation attempt
>> and is currently
>> working through close down of the next release. Qpid was accepted into the
>> incubator
>> August 2006.
>>
>> Attached is the graduation resolution, Please consider your vote for our
>> graduation.
>>
>> many thanks.
>> Carl.
>>
>>
>> ---------------------------
>>
>> WHEREAS, the Board of Directors deems it to be in the best
>> interests of the Foundation and consistent with the
>> Foundation's purpose to establish a Project Management
>> Committee charged with the creation and maintenance
>> of open-source software related to distributed messaging,
>> for distribution at no charge to the public.
>>
>> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management
>> Committee (PMC), to be known as the "Apache Qpid Project",
>> be and hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the
>> Foundation; and be it further
>>
>> RESOLVED, that the Apache Qpid Project be and hereby is
>> responsible for the creation and maintenance of software
>> related to distributed messaging; a multiple language
>> implementation providing daemons and APIs for publish &
>> subscribe, eventing and a wide range of message distribution patterns
>> based on the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) and
>> related technologies such as (transaction management, federation,
>> security, management); and be it further
>>
>> RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Qpid" be and
>> hereby is created, the person holding such office to serve at
>> the direction of the Board of Directors as the chair of the
>> Apache Qpid Project, and to have primary responsibility for
>> management of the projects within the scope of responsibility
>> of the Apache Qpid Project; and be it further
>>
>> RESOLVED, that the persons listed immediately below be and
>> hereby are appointed to serve as the initial members of the
>> Apache Qpid Project:
>>
>>   * Aidan Skinner
>>   * Alan Conway
>>   * Arnaud Simon
>>   * Carl Trieloff
>>   * Craig Russell
>>   * Gordon Sim
>>   * Jonathan Robie
>>   * John O'Hara
>>   * Kim van der Riet
>>   * Marnie McCormack
>>   * Martin Ritchie
>>   * Manuel Teira
>>   * Paul Fremantle
>>   * Nuno Santos
>>   * Rafael Schloming
>>   * Rajith Attapattu
>>   * Robert Greig
>>   * Robert Godfrey
>>   * Steve Huston
>>   * Ted Ross
>>   * Yoav Shapira
>>
>> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that
>> Carl Trieloff be appointed to the office of Vice President,
>> Qpid, to serve in accordance with and subject to the
>> direction of the Board of Directors and the Bylaws of the
>> Foundation until death, resignation, retirement, removal or
>> disqualification, or until a successor is appointed; and be it
>> further
>>
>> RESOLVED, that all responsibility pertaining to the Qpid
>> encumbered upon the Apache Incubator be hereafter discharged.
>>
>>
>>
>
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Apache Synapse PMC Chair
OASIS WS-RX TC Co-chair

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