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From "Christian Grobmeier" <grobme...@gmail.com>
Subject [RESULT][VOTE] Accept Log4cxx for Incubation
Date Mon, 09 Dec 2013 09:25:47 GMT
This vote passes with 4 +1 from:

  * Chris Mattmann
  * Marvin Humphrey
  * Scott Deboy
  * Christian Grobmeier

I am going to set up the new podling the next days.

On 4 Dec 2013, at 20:48, Christian Grobmeier wrote:

> Dear all,
>
> please cast your vote to accept Log4cxx for incation.
> The proposal is pasted below, but can be found here too:
> https://wiki.apache.org/incubator/Log4cxxProposal
>
> This vote will close in 72 hours.
>
> [ ] +1 Accept Log4cxx into the Incubator
> [ ] -1 Don't accept Log4cxx because...
>
> Thanks,
>
> Christian
>
>
>
>
> Log4cxx
>
> Proposal
>
> Apache log4cxx is a subproject of Apache Logging Services. It is a 
> logging framework for C++ patterned after Apache log4j. Apache log4cxx 
> uses Apache Portable Runtime for most platform-specific code and 
> should be usable on any platform supported by APR.
>
> The current website is visible at: http://logging.apache.org/log4cxx/
>
> The original developers of the project went inactive and the project 
> was not maintained for quite a while. The Logging PMC thought about 
> moving the project to the attic but a few users were objecting.
>
> This proposal is to create a new community around Log4cxx.
>
> Rationale
>
> Currently Log4cxx appears to be pretty stable without many 
> competitors. It has a small but dedicated user base.
>
> Current Status
>
> Meritocracy
>
> Log4cxx was developed at the Apache Software Foundation. Its SVN 
> history reaches back to 2003 but there was even previous development 
> on CVS. While the interested developers were not involved in the past 
> efforts there is consens that Apache Logging Services is the best 
> place for the future development of Log4cxx.
>
> Alignment
>
> Goal of the incubation is to reboot the community around log4cxx.
>
> Known Risks
>
> Orphaned Products
>
> With six interested developers and one of them being a committer to 
> Apache Logging Services the risk can be considered low.
>
> Inexperience with Open Source
>
> One of the committers is already committer to Apache Logging. The 
> others were already subscribed to the mailing list and actively 
> participating on the discussions.
>
> Homogeneous Developers
>
> The list of initial committers are geographically distributed across 
> the world with no one company being associated with a majority of the 
> developers.
>
> Reliance on Salaried Developers
>
> None of the initial committers is paid to develop code for this 
> project. However it has been expressed that the framework is in use at 
> the companies of the developers. CCLAs will be submitted were 
> relevant.
>
> Relationships with Other Apache Products
>
> So far no other Apache products are known which use Log4cxx. Apache 
> Log4j was the prototype for creating Log4cxx.
>
> An Excessive Fascination with the Apache Brand
>
> n/a. Log4cxx was developed at the ASF.
>
> Initial Source
>
> The initial source was developed at the ASF and has already a clean IP 
> and is distributed with AL 2.0.
>
> Source and Intellectual Property Submission Plan
>
> The source code is available here: 
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/logging/log4cxx
>
> External Dependencies
>
> None.
>
> Cryptography
>
> The project does not handle cryptography in any way.
>
> Required Resources
>
> We would like to use the already existing mailinglists: 
> http://logging.apache.org/log4cxx/mail-lists.html
>
> We would like to move the source code folder from: 
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/logging/log4cxx
>
> to: https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/log4cxx
>
> Issue tracking: We would like to use: 
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LOGCXX which already exists.
>
> We would like to move the current website to: 
> http://incubator.apache.org/log4cxx/ As the main Logging site is 
> created with the Apache CMS, we would like to establish a similar 
> process for log4cxx.
>
> Initial Committers
>
> Names of initial committers - in alphabetical order - with current ASF 
> status:
>
> Florian Seydoux <florianseydoux@gmail.com> (ICLA signed)
> chand priyankara <chand@engineering.com> (ICLA signed)
> Nick Williams <nickwilliams@apache.org> (Apache Logging Committer)
> Thorsten Schöning <tschoening@am-soft.de>
> Rhys Ulerich <rhys.ulerich@gmail.com> (ICLA signed)
> Joseph Southwell <joseph@southwell.org> (ICLA signed)
> Alexandru Zbârcea <zbarcea.a@gmail.com> (ICLA signed)
> Sponsors
>
> Champion
>
> Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier at apache dot org> (Member)
> Nominated Mentors
>
> Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier at apache dot org>
> Scott Deboy <sdeboy at apache dot org>
> Sponsoring Entity
>
> Apache Logging PMC


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