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From "Mattmann, Chris A (388J)" <chris.a.mattm...@jpl.nasa.gov>
Subject Re: [IMPC] [VOTE] Graduate Apache Jena as a Top Level Project
Date Mon, 02 Apr 2012 21:46:48 GMT
+1 from me, great work guys!

(binding)

Cheers,
Chris

On Apr 2, 2012, at 2:10 AM, Andy Seaborne wrote:

> 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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Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
Senior Computer Scientist
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
Email: chris.a.mattmann@nasa.gov
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Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
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