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From "Franklin, Matthew B." <mfrank...@mitre.org>
Subject RE: [IMPC] [VOTE] Graduate Apache Jena as a Top Level Project
Date Tue, 03 Apr 2012 11:54:32 GMT
+1.  Congrats

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Andy Seaborne [mailto:andy.seaborne.apache@gmail.com] On Behalf
>Of Andy Seaborne
>Sent: Monday, April 02, 2012 5:11 AM
>To: general@incubator.apache.org
>Subject: [IMPC] [VOTE] Graduate Apache Jena as a Top Level Project
>
>This is a call for vote to graduate the Apache Jena podling from Apache
>Incubator to be a top level project.
>
>Jena entered incubation in November 2010.  The project has added two new
>committers and PPMC members, made several releases and has a diverse
>committer base.  The user and development communities are active.  The
>PPMC has indicated [1,2,3] that it believes the project is ready to
>graduate as a top-level project with the resolution draft below.
>
>We ask that the IPMC approve this graduation request though this VOTE.
>
>[1] Vote:   http://s.apache.org/jena-graduation-vote
>[2] Result: http://s.apache.org/jena-graduation
>[3] Request for comments:
>http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-
>general/201203.mbox/%3C5C4A33CB-B122-43A8-B082-
>CBD63B526DE7%40cray.com%3E
>
>On behalf of the Apache Jena PPMC,
>
>	Andy
>
>-------------------------------------------------------------
>
>[ ] +1 Recommend to the ASF Board that Apache Jena Proposal
>        is ready to graduate to being a top level project.
>[ ] 0
>[ ] -1 Do not graduate Apache Jena because ...
>
>The vote will be tallied no earlier than:
>
>    Thursday April 5th, at 23:59 UTC.
>
>-------------------------------------------------------------
>
>X. Establish the Apache Jena Project
>
>        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 accessing, storing, querying,
>        publishing and reasoning with semantic web data while
>        adhering to relevant W3C and community standards.
>
>        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management
>        Committee (PMC), to be known as the "Apache Jena Project",
>        be and hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the
>        Foundation; and be it further
>
>        RESOLVED, that the Apache Jena Project be and hereby is
>        responsible for the creation and maintenance of software
>        related to accessing, storing, querying,
>        publishing and reasoning with semantic web data while
>        adhering to relevant W3C and community standards;
>        and be it further
>
>        RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache Jena" 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 Jena Project, and to have primary responsibility
>        for management of the projects within the scope of
>        responsibility of the Apache Jena 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 Jena Project:
>
>          * Andy Seaborne      (andy)
>          * Benson Marguilies  (bimargulies)
>          * Chris Dollin       (chrisdollin)
>          * Damian Steer       (damian)
>          * Dave Reynolds      (der)
>          * Ian Dickinson      (ijd)
>          * Paolo Castagna     (castagna)
>          * Rob Vesse          (rvesse)
>          * Stephen Allen      (sallen)
>
>        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Andy Seaborne
>        be appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache Jena, 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 the initial Apache Jena PMC be and hereby is
>        tasked with the creation of a set of bylaws intended to
>        encourage open development and increased participation in the
>        Apache Jena Project; and be it further
>
>        RESOLVED, that the Apache Jena Project be and hereby
>        is tasked with the migration and rationalization of the Apache
>        Incubator Jena podling; and be it further
>
>        RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache
>        Incubator Jena podling encumbered upon the Apache Incubator
>        Project are hereafter discharged.
>
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