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From "Sally Khudairi" <sallykhuda...@yahoo.com.INVALID>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduation of Apache MetaModel from the Incubator
Date Mon, 08 Dec 2014 18:14:36 GMT
Ah, OK.

5AM ET it is. I'll confirm when we are live.

Cheers,
Sally

[From the mobile; please excuse top-posting, spelling/spacing errors, and brevity]

----- Reply message -----
From: "Henry Saputra" <henry.saputra@gmail.com>
To: "Kasper Sørensen" <i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com>
Cc: "Sally Khudairi" <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>, "dev@metamodel.apache.org" <dev@metamodel.apache.org>, "Ankit Kumar" <ak.ankitkumar@gmail.com>
Subject: [VOTE] Graduation of Apache MetaModel from the Incubator
Date: Mon, Dec 8, 2014 13:12

Just got reply from Kasper that he actually didn't mind the original time.

So lets stick with 5am ET as before. Sorry about the confusion Sally.

- Henry

On Mon, Dec 8, 2014 at 9:43 AM, Henry Saputra <henry.saputra@gmail.com> wrote:
> So looks like 4am ET should work better.
> I guess it is about 10am in europe?
>
> - Henry
>
> On Monday, December 8, 2014, Kasper Sørensen
> <i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> I think a lot of the people on this list are in Europe, so the earlier the
>> better I think, to make the publishing time also fit the social media hours
>> of us :-)
>>
>> 2014-12-08 17:15 GMT+01:00 Henry Saputra <henry.saputra@gmail.com>:
>>>
>>> Hi Sally,
>>>
>>> If no one has objection we could go 5am ET.
>>>
>>> Thx again for your excellent work, as usual :)
>>>
>>> - Henry
>>>
>>> On Monday, December 8, 2014, Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi everyone --we have eight hours until I have to lock in the copy for
>>>> tomorrow's press release.
>>>>
>>>> We haven't agreed on a time to distribute.
>>>>
>>>> What time works for you: 4AM ET? 5AM ET? 6AM ET?
>>>>
>>>> Thanking you in advance,
>>>> Sally
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Subject: Re: [RESULT] [VOTE] Graduation of Apache MetaModel from the
>>>> Incubator
>>>>
>>>> Thanks, Henry!
>>>>
>>>> Bon weekend,
>>>>  Sally
>>>>
>>>> [From the mobile; please excuse top-posting, spelling/spacing errors,
>>>> and brevity]
>>>>
>>>> ----- Reply message -----
>>>> From: "Henry Saputra" <henry.saputra@gmail.com>
>>>> To: <dev@metamodel.apache.org>, "Sally Khudairi"
>>>> <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
>>>> Cc: "Ankit Kumar" <ak.ankitkumar@gmail.com>,
>>>> "i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com" <i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com>
>>>> Subject: [RESULT] [VOTE] Graduation of Apache MetaModel from the
>>>> Incubator
>>>> Date: Fri, Dec 5, 2014 17:28
>>>>
>>>> I like it!
>>>>
>>>> +1
>>>>
>>>> As usual, great job Sally =)
>>>>
>>>> - Henry
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Dec 5, 2014 at 2:04 PM, Sally Khudairi
>>>> <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com.invalid> wrote:
>>>> > Hi everyone --as promised, the revised draft follows.
>>>> >
>>>> > Are you (PMC) OK with two quotes from Neopost? If not, just let me
>>>> > know and I'll rework. Thanks again for your patience.
>>>> >
>>>> > Please let me know when you'd like us to issue the announcement on
>>>> > Tuesday. I suspect many of you are in Europe, so I can kick this out as
>>>> > early as 4AM ET if needed <g>
>>>> >
>>>> > Cheers & bon weekend,
>>>> > Sally
>>>> >
>>>> > - - -
>>>> >
>>>> > DRAFT :: NOT FOR DISSEMINATION
>>>> >
>>>> > The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache™ MetaModel™ as a
>>>> > Top-Level Project
>>>> >
>>>> > Dynamic, metadata-driven Open Source framework provides uniform data
>>>> > access and code consolidation across various data stores.
>>>> >
>>>> > Forest Hill, MD –xx December 2014– The Apache Software Foundation
>>>> > (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than
>>>> > 200 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today that Apache™
>>>> > MetaModel™ has graduated from the Apache Incubator to become a Top-Level
>>>> > Project (TLP), signifying that the project's community and products have
>>>> > been well-governed under the ASF's meritocratic process and principles.
>>>> >
>>>> > "It's a great privilege for us to have MetaModel graduated to a Top
>>>> > Level Project at Apache. It makes us proud and excited about welcoming more
>>>> > people into our community of coders and users," said Kasper Sørensen, Vice
>>>> > President of Apache MetaModel. "We've learned a lot about the Apache Way
>>>> > since entering the Apache Incubator in July 2013."
>>>> >
>>>> > Apache MetaModel is a data access framework that provides a common
>>>> > interface for the discovery, exploration, and querying of different types of
>>>> > data sources. Unlike traditional mapping frameworks, MetaModel emphasizes
>>>> > metadata of the data source itself and the ability to add more data sources
>>>> > at runtime. MetaModel's schema model and SQL-like query API is applicable to
>>>> > databases, CSV files, Excel spreadsheets, NoSQL databases, Cloud-based
>>>> > business applications, and even regular Java objects. This level of
>>>> > abstraction makes MetaModel great for dynamic data processing applications,
>>>> > less so for applications modelled strictly around a particular domain.
>>>> >
>>>> > MetaModel is so called as it's a model for interacting with data based
>>>> > on metadata, enabling developers to go above the physical data layer and
>>>> > apply their application to just about any data.
>>>> >
>>>> > "MetaModel enables you to consolidate code and consolidate data a lot
>>>> > quicker than any other library out there," Sørensen explained. "In these
>>>> > 'Big Data days' there's a lot of focus on performance and scalability, and
>>>> > surely these topics also surround Apache MetaModel. The Big Data challenge
>>>> > is not always about massive loads of data, but instead massive variation and
>>>> > feeding a lot of different sources into a single application. Now to make
>>>> > such an application you both need a lot of connectivity capabilities and a
>>>> > lot of modelling flexibility. Those are the two aspects where Apache
>>>> > MetaModel shines. We make it possible for you to build applications that
>>>> > retain the complexity of your data – even if that complexity may change over
>>>> > time. The trick to achieve this is to model on the metadata and not on your
>>>> > assumptions."
>>>> >
>>>> > "The performance and flexibility of Apache MetaModel is a key building
>>>> > block for us to improve the usability and power for the thousands of users
>>>> > of DataCleaner – the leading Open Source data quality solution, supported by
>>>> > Neopost," said Enno Ebels, Executive Vice President of Customer Information
>>>> > Management at Neopost.
>>>> >
>>>> > "It's been a joy to follow the growth in the community and in
>>>> > functionality," added Sørensen. "Over the last year we've introduced
>>>> > connectivity for Apache HBase, JSON files, ElasticSearch, Apache Cassandra
>>>> > and a whole lot more. It's always a great pleasure to see the excitement in
>>>> > people's eyes when they realize that you can develop for these data sources
>>>> > using the same API."
>>>> >
>>>> > "Apache MetaModel is the core technology used underneath our MDM
>>>> > offering at Human Inference, providing us an abstraction layer above the
>>>> > different database schemes we currently support, including Postgres, DB2,
>>>> > Oracle, SQL Server, and ElasticSearch," said Ankit Kumar, Technical Lead at
>>>> > Human Inference and Member of the Apache MetaModel Project Management
>>>> > Committee.
>>>> >
>>>> > "The MetaModel query language helps us write code agnostic of the
>>>> > underlying database. Within our MDM offering we have even implemented some
>>>> > virtual data stores using MetaModel," said Winfried van Holland, CTO of
>>>> > Neopost Customer Information Management. "These expose our data model in a
>>>> > custom view for our consultants - stripping away the technical complexities
>>>> > and exposing the business value in a data model that is natural for the
>>>> > business people to consume."
>>>> >
>>>> > "Apache MetaModel is a key technology in Stratio Datavis, allowing us
>>>> > to manage metadata and create SQL-based connectors for a bunch of data
>>>> > stores," said David Morales, Big Data Architect at Stratio. "Thanks to
>>>> > Apache MetaModel, Datavis users can create beautiful dashboards using their
>>>> > SQL skills, instead of knowing several query languages. That's why we are
>>>> > proud to be contributors of MetaModel and we will continue to collaborate
>>>> > with this great project."
>>>> >
>>>> > Availability and Oversight
>>>> > As with all Apache products, Apache MetaModel software is released
>>>> > under the Apache License v2.0, and is overseen by a self-selected team of
>>>> > active contributors to the project. A Project Management Committee (PMC)
>>>> > guides the Project's day-to-day operations, including community development
>>>> > and product releases. For documentation and ways to become involved with
>>>> > Apache MetaModel, visit http://metamodel.apache.org and
>>>> > https://twitter.com/ApacheMetaModel
>>>> >
>>>> > About The Apache Software Foundation (ASF)
>>>> > Established in 1999, the all-volunteer Foundation oversees more than
>>>> > two hundred leading Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP Server --the
>>>> > world's most popular Web server software. Through the ASF's meritocratic
>>>> > process known as "The Apache Way," more than 500 individual Members and
>>>> > 4,500 Committers successfully collaborate to develop freely available
>>>> > enterprise-grade software, benefiting millions of users worldwide: thousands
>>>> > of software solutions are distributed under the Apache License; and the
>>>> > community actively participates in ASF mailing lists, mentoring initiatives,
>>>> > and ApacheCon, the Foundation's official user conference, trainings, and
>>>> > expo. The ASF is a US 501(c)(3) charitable organization, funded by
>>>> > individual donations and corporate sponsors including Budget Direct, Citrix,
>>>> > Cloudera, Comcast, Facebook, Google, Hortonworks, HP, Huawei, IBM, InMotion
>>>> > Hosting, Matt Mullenweg, Microsoft, Pivotal, Produban, WANdisco, and Yahoo.
>>>> > For more information, visit http://www.apache.org/ or follow @TheASF on
>>>> > Twitter.
>>>> >
>>>> > © The Apache Software Foundation. "Apache," "Apache MetaModel,"
>>>> > "MetaModel," ApacheCon," and the Apache MetaModel logo are trademarks of The
>>>> > Apache Software Foundation. All other brands and trademarks are the property
>>>> > of their respective owners.
>>>> >
>>>> > # # #
>>>> >
>>>> > ________________________________
>>>> > From: Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
>>>> > To: Ankit Kumar <ak.ankitkumar@gmail.com>
>>>> > Cc: "dev@metamodel.apache.org" <dev@metamodel.apache.org>
>>>> > Sent: Friday, 5 December 2014, 12:37
>>>> > Subject: Re: [RESULT] [VOTE] Graduation of Apache MetaModel from the
>>>> > Incubator
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> > Thanks, Ankit.
>>>> >
>>>> > An option is to utilize part of the quote, attributed to Winfried, and
>>>> > another attributed to you as a PMC member.
>>>> >
>>>> > Once I get in this evening, I'll take a stab at it and forward a
>>>> > revised draft.
>>>> >
>>>> > Cheers,
>>>> >  Sally
>>>> >
>>>> > [From the mobile; please excuse top-posting, spelling/spacing errors,
>>>> > and brevity]
>>>> >
>>>> > ----- Reply message -----
>>>> > From: "Ankit Kumar" <ak.ankitkumar@gmail.com>
>>>> > To: "Sally Khudairi" <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
>>>> > Cc: "dev@metamodel.apache.org" <dev@metamodel.apache.org>
>>>> > Subject: [RESULT] [VOTE] Graduation of Apache MetaModel from the
>>>> > Incubator
>>>> > Date: Fri, Dec 5, 2014 12:18
>>>> >
>>>> > Hi Sally
>>>> >
>>>> > The quote is written by me so you could use my details but to add more
>>>> > importance you can use details of our CTO. Both details below:
>>>> >
>>>> > Ankit Kumar - Technical Lead - Human Inference
>>>> >
>>>> > Winfried van Holland - CTO - Neopost Customer Information Management
>>>> >
>>>> > Regards
>>>> > Ankit
>>>> >
>>>> > Sent from my iPhone
>>>> >
>>>> > On 05 Dec 2014, at 16:12, Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
>>>> > wrote:
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> > Ankit --who is providing the quote? I need a full name, title, and
>>>> > organization, please.
>>>> >>
>>>> >>
>>>> >>Thanks in advance,
>>>> >>Sally
>>>> >>
>>>> >>
>>>> >>
>>>> >>
>>>> >>
>>>> >>________________________________
>>>> >> From: Ankit Kumar <ak.ankitkumar@gmail.com>
>>>> >>To: dev@metamodel.apache.org; Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
>>>> >>Sent: Friday, 5 December 2014, 3:55
>>>> >>Subject: Re: [RESULT] [VOTE] Graduation of Apache MetaModel from the
>>>> >> Incubator
>>>> >>
>>>> >>
>>>> >>
>>>> >>HI Sally,
>>>> >>
>>>> >>A short quote on the use of Apache Metamodel within our MDM offering
>>>> >> at Human Inference.
>>>> >>
>>>> >>"Apache Metamodel is the core technology used underneath our MDM
>>>> >> offering at Human Inference, providing us an abstraction layer above the
>>>> >> different database schemes we support currently(Postgres/DB2/Oracle/SQL
>>>> >> Server/ElasticSearch etc). The Metamodel query language helps us write code
>>>> >> agnostic of the underlying database. Within our MDM offering we have even
>>>> >> implemented some virtual data stores using Metamodel. These expose our data
>>>> >> model in a custom view for our consultants - stripping away the technical
>>>> >> complexities and exposing the business value in a data model that is natural
>>>> >> for the business people to consume."
>>>> >>
>>>> >>Regards
>>>> >>Ankit
>>>> >>
>>>> >>
>>>> >>
>>>> >>
>>>> >>
>>>> >>
>>>> >>
>>>> >>
>>>> >>On Fri, Dec 5, 2014 at 3:27 AM, Sally Khudairi
>>>> >> <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com.invalid> wrote:
>>>> >>
>>>> >>Hello everyone --as promised, below is the draft in-progress.
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>Kindly note the following:
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>1) it's somewhat quote-intensive, but I'm keeping it as-is, as
>>>> >>> Kasper's description reads smoothly;
>>>> >>>2) I've unfortunately had to shorten David Morales's quote --it's
>>>> >>> just a bit too long, and as the ASF is vendor-neutral, we've had to remove
>>>> >>> product-specific aspects of testimonials
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>I apologize for any upset or inconvenience this may cause, but I feel
>>>> >>> it's important to manage expectations as early as possible. What you might
>>>> >>> want to do is include the full testimonial (along with any others that come
>>>> >>> in after we go live) on metamodel.apache.org --possibly under a "who uses
>>>> >>> MetaModel" section, or something along those lines.
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>I greatly appreciate your kind understanding with this.
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>Please forward any comments/corrections/additions no later than 5PM
>>>> >>> ET on Monday 8 December in order for us to announce the morning of 9
>>>> >>> December.
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>Thanking you in advance,
>>>> >>>Sally
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>= = =
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>DRAFT :: NOT FOR DISSEMINATION
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache™ MetaModel™ as a
>>>> >>> Top-Level Project
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>Dynamic, metadata-driven Open Source framework provides uniform data
>>>> >>> access and code consolidation across various data stores.
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>Forest Hill, MD –xx December 2014– The Apache Software Foundation
>>>> >>> (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than
>>>> >>> 200 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today that Apache™
>>>> >>> MetaModel™ has graduated from the Apache Incubator to become a Top-Level
>>>> >>> Project (TLP), signifying that the project's community and products have
>>>> >>> been well-governed under the ASF's meritocratic process and principles.
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>"It's a great privilege for us to have MetaModel graduated to a Top
>>>> >>> Level Project at Apache. It makes us proud and excited about welcoming more
>>>> >>> people into our community of coders and users," said Kasper Sørensen, Vice
>>>> >>> President of Apache MetaModel. "We've learned a lot about the Apache Way
>>>> >>> since entering the Apache Incubator in July 2013."
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>Apache MetaModel is a data access framework that provides a common
>>>> >>> interface for the discovery, exploration, and querying of different types of
>>>> >>> data sources. Unlike traditional mapping frameworks, MetaModel emphasizes
>>>> >>> metadata of the data source itself and the ability to add more data sources
>>>> >>> at runtime. MetaModel's schema model and SQL-like query API is applicable to
>>>> >>> databases, CSV files, Excel spreadsheets, NoSQL databases, Cloud-based
>>>> >>> business applications, and even regular Java objects. This level of
>>>> >>> abstraction makes MetaModel great for dynamic data processing applications,
>>>> >>> less so for applications modelled strictly around a particular domain.
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>MetaModel is so called as it's a model for interacting with data
>>>> >>> based on metadata, enabling developers to go above the physical data layer
>>>> >>> and apply their application to just about any data.
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>"MetaModel enables you to consolidate code and consolidate data a lot
>>>> >>> quicker than any other library out there," Sørensen explained. "In these
>>>> >>> 'Big Data days' there's a lot of focus on performance and scalability, and
>>>> >>> surely these topics also surround Apache MetaModel. The Big Data challenge
>>>> >>> is not always about massive loads of data, but instead massive variation and
>>>> >>> feeding a lot of different sources into a single application. Now to make
>>>> >>> such an application you both need a lot of connectivity capabilities and a
>>>> >>> lot of modelling flexibility. Those are the two aspects where Apache
>>>> >>> MetaModel shines. We make it possible for you to build applications that
>>>> >>> retain the complexity of your data – even if that complexity may change over
>>>> >>> time. The trick to achieve this is to model on the metadata and not on your
>>>> >>> assumptions."
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>"The performance and flexibility of Apache MetaModel is a key
>>>> >>> building block for us to improve the usability and power for the thousands
>>>> >>> of users of DataCleaner – the leading Open Source data quality solution,
>>>> >>> supported by Neopost," said Enno Ebels, Executive Vice President of Customer
>>>> >>> Information Management at Neopost.
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>"It's been a joy to follow the growth in the community and in
>>>> >>> functionality," added Sørensen. "Over the last year we've introduced
>>>> >>> connectivity for Apache HBase, JSON files, ElasticSearch, Apache Cassandra
>>>> >>> and a whole lot more. It's always a great pleasure to see the excitement in
>>>> >>> people's eyes when they realize that you can develop for these data sources
>>>> >>> using the same API."
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>"Apache Metamodel is a key technology in Stratio Datavis, allowing us
>>>> >>> to manage metadata and create SQL-based connectors for a bunch of data
>>>> >>> stores," said David Morales, Big Data Architect at Stratio. "Thanks to
>>>> >>> Apache Metamodel, Datavis users can create beautiful dashboards using their
>>>> >>> SQL skills, instead of knowing several query languages. That's why we are
>>>> >>> proud to be contributors of Metamodel and we will continue to collaborate
>>>> >>> with this great project."
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>Availability and Oversight
>>>> >>>As with all Apache products, Apache MetaModel software is released
>>>> >>> under the Apache License v2.0, and is overseen by a self-selected team of
>>>> >>> active contributors to the project. A Project Management Committee (PMC)
>>>> >>> guides the Project's day-to-day operations, including community development
>>>> >>> and product releases. For documentation and ways to become involved with
>>>> >>> Apache MetaModel, visit http://metamodel.apache.org and
>>>> >>> https://twitter.com/ApacheMetaModel
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>About The Apache Software Foundation (ASF)
>>>> >>>Established in 1999, the all-volunteer Foundation oversees more than
>>>> >>> two hundred leading Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP Server --the
>>>> >>> world's most popular Web server software. Through the ASF's meritocratic
>>>> >>> process known as "The Apache Way," more than 500 individual Members and
>>>> >>> 4,500 Committers successfully collaborate to develop freely available
>>>> >>> enterprise-grade software, benefiting millions of users worldwide: thousands
>>>> >>> of software solutions are distributed under the Apache License; and the
>>>> >>> community actively participates in ASF mailing lists, mentoring initiatives,
>>>> >>> and ApacheCon, the Foundation's official user conference, trainings, and
>>>> >>> expo. The ASF is a US 501(c)(3) charitable organization, funded by
>>>> >>> individual donations and corporate sponsors including Budget Direct, Citrix,
>>>> >>> Cloudera, Comcast, Facebook, Google, Hortonworks, HP, Huawei, IBM, InMotion
>>>> >>> Hosting, Matt Mullenweg, Microsoft, Pivotal, Produban, WANdisco, and Yahoo.
>>>> >>> For more information, visit http://www.apache.org/ or follow @TheASF on
>>>> >>> Twitter.
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>© The Apache Software Foundation. "Apache," "Apache MetaModel,"
>>>> >>> "MetaModel," ApacheCon," and the Apache MetaModel logo are trademarks of The
>>>> >>> Apache Software Foundation. All other brands and trademarks are the property
>>>> >>> of their respective owners.
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>># # #
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>[MEDIA CONTACT - SALLY]
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>________________________________
>>>> >>>From: Alberto Rodriguez <ardlema@gmail.com>
>>>> >>>To: Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
>>>> >>>Cc: Kasper Sørensen <i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com>;
>>>> >>> "dev@metamodel.apache.org" <dev@metamodel.apache.org>
>>>> >>>Sent: Thursday, 4 December 2014, 15:29
>>>> >>>Subject: Re: [RESULT] [VOTE] Graduation of Apache MetaModel from the
>>>> >>> Incubator
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>See following the quote from our Big Data Architect at Stratio about
>>>> >>> the use of MM:
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>"Apache Metamodel is a key technology in Stratio Datavis, allowing us
>>>> >>> to manage metadata and create SQL-based connectors for a bunch of data
>>>> >>> stores. Thanks to Apache Metamodel, Datavis users can create beautiful
>>>> >>> dashboards using their SQL skills, instead of knowing several query
>>>> >>> languages. That's why we are proud to be contributors of Metamodel and we
>>>> >>> will continue to collaborate with this great project " said David Morales,
>>>> >>> Big Data Architect at Stratio. "Stratio Datavis is a data visualization tool
>>>> >>> that was born to fulfill two main visualization needs: one is to expose the
>>>> >>> real value of data regardless of where it is stored, even regardless of its
>>>> >>> query language, but also to let the users freely discover and communicate
>>>> >>> their ends. With Stratio Datavis, you can put together information coming
>>>> >>> from MongoDB and MySQL, for example, or maybe compare data in two different
>>>> >>> series each coming from Cassandra and ElasticSearch".
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>Kind regards,
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>Alberto
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>2014-12-04 17:10 GMT+01:00 Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>:
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>Wonderful --thanks for this!
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>>So let's include plan to include Alberto's quote as well as any
>>>> >>>> others who would like to provide a testimonial (not too long, please!).
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>>I'll incorporate and forward tonight.
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>>-Sally
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>>________________________________
>>>> >>>> From: Kasper Sørensen <i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com>
>>>> >>>>To: Alberto Rodriguez <ardlema@gmail.com>
>>>> >>>>Cc: dev@metamodel.apache.org; Sally Khudairi
>>>> >>>> <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
>>>> >>>>Sent: Thursday, 4 December 2014, 11:07
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>>Subject: Re: [RESULT] [VOTE] Graduation of Apache MetaModel from the
>>>> >>>> Incubator
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>>And a quote from Neopost top level management about the role MM is
>>>> >>>> playing in our project DataCleaner (www.datacleaner.org):
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>>"The performance and flexibility
>>>> >>>of Apache MetaModel is a key building block for us to improve the
>>>> >>>>>usability and
>>>> >>>power for the thousands of users of DataCleaner – the leading open
>>>> >>> source data
>>>> >>>quality
>>>> >>>>>solution, supported by Neopost."
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>> - Enno Ebels, Executive Vice President Neopost
>>>> >>>Customer Information Management/Kasper
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>>2014-12-04 17:03 GMT+01:00 Kasper Sørensen
>>>> >>>> <i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com>:
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>>Here's my draft at the stuff. Everybody please pitch in if you have
>>>> >>>> suggestions for improvements. I certainly don't want to make myself the only
>>>> >>>> judge of what goes in these points.
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>--------------
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>Description of the project:
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>Apache MetaModel is a data access framework, providing a
>>>> >>>common interface for discovery, exploration and querying of different
>>>> >>> types of
>>>> >>>data sources. Unlike traditional mapping frameworks, MetaModel
>>>> >>> emphasizes
>>>> >>>metadata of the data source itself and the ability to add more data
>>>> >>> sources at
>>>> >>>runtime. With this approach we provide a schema model and a SQL-like
>>>> >>> query API
>>>> >>>that is applicable to databases, CSV files, Excel spreadsheets, NoSQL
>>>> >>>databases, Cloud-based business applications and even regular Java
>>>> >>> objects. This
>>>> >>>level of abstraction makes MetaModel great for dynamic data
>>>> >>> processing
>>>> >>>applications, less so for applications modelled strictly around a
>>>> >>> particular
>>>> >>>domain. This is why we call it “MetaModel” – it’s a model for
>>>> >>> interacting with
>>>> >>>data based on metadata – and it enabled developers to go above the
>>>> >>> physical
>>>> >>>data layer and apply their application to just about any data.
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>--------------
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>Quote from the PMC chair (me):
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>It’s a great privilege for us to have MetaModel graduated to
>>>> >>>a Top Level Project at Apache. It makes us proud and excited about
>>>> >>> welcoming
>>>> >>>more people into our community of coders and users.
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>In our incubation period from July 2013 we’ve learned a lot
>>>> >>>about the Apache Way. It’s been a joy to follow the growth in the
>>>> >>> community and
>>>> >>>in functionality. The last year we’ve introduced connectivity for
>>>> >>> Apache HBase,
>>>> >>>JSON files, ElasticSearch, Apache Cassandra and a whole lot more.
>>>> >>> It’s always a
>>>> >>>great pleasure to see the excitement in people’s eyes when they
>>>> >>> realize that
>>>> >>>you can develop for these data sources using the same API.
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>The thing I would emphasize about MetaModel is that it
>>>> >>>enables you to consolidate code and consolidate data a lot quicker
>>>> >>> than any
>>>> >>>other library out there. In these ‘Big Data days’ there’s a lot of
>>>> >>> focus on
>>>> >>>performance and scalability, and surely these topics also surround
>>>> >>> Apache
>>>> >>>MetaModel. But in our experience the Big Data challenge is not always
>>>> >>> about
>>>> >>>massive loads of data, but instead massive variation and feeding a
>>>> >>> lot of
>>>> >>>different sources into a single application. Now to make such an
>>>> >>> application
>>>> >>>you both need a lot of connectivity capabilities and a lot of
>>>> >>> modelling
>>>> >>>flexibility. Those are the two aspects where Apache MetaModel shines.
>>>> >>> We make
>>>> >>>it possible for you to build applications that retain the complexity
>>>> >>> of your
>>>> >>>data – even if that complexity may change over time. The trick to
>>>> >>> achieve this is
>>>> >>>to model on the metadata and not on your assumptions.
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>--------------
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>I am also working on some quote(s) from relevant people in our
>>>> >>>>> organization - or rather from both Human Inference and Neopost (actually
>>>> >>>>> Human Inference is a daughter company of Neopost, but MetaModel is used in
>>>> >>>>> both companies by now, also out of the Human Inference context).
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>Best regards,
>>>> >>>>>Kasper
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>2014-12-04 15:55 GMT+01:00 Alberto Rodriguez <ardlema@gmail.com>:
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>>Cool! I will talk to our CEO to see if he wants to explain how
>>>> >>>>> Metamodel is helping out Stratio and I will also write up how we are
>>>> >>>>> integrating the project in our development.
>>>> >>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>Kind regards,
>>>> >>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>Alberto
>>>> >>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>2014-12-04 14:32 GMT+01:00 Kasper Sørensen
>>>> >>>>>> <i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com>:
>>>> >>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>Alberto, I would really, really like to see that! :-) Both for the
>>>> >>>>>> sake of this press release, and also in general I would love to hear about
>>>> >>>>>> what you guys are doing with it! I think it's a great thing for us as a
>>>> >>>>>> community to share why we need MetaModel in our work (or other) projects.
>>>> >>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>Sally, I will start writing up the initial drafts of what you
>>>> >>>>>>> asked for.
>>>> >>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>2014-12-04 13:49 GMT+01:00 Alberto Rodriguez <ardlema@gmail.com>:
>>>> >>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>Hi Sally/Kasper,
>>>> >>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>I would be more than happy to write a short paragraph stating
>>>> >>>>>>>> how we are using and applying Apache MetaModel on our current project. Let
>>>> >>>>>>>> me know if you think that this would be useful.
>>>> >>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>Kind regards,
>>>> >>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>Alberto
>>>> >>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>2014-12-03 22:53 GMT+01:00 Sally Khudairi
>>>> >>>>>>>> <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com.invalid>:
>>>> >>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>A quick follow-up regarding quotes:
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Our TLP announcements have ranged from having single quotes (VP
>>>> >>>>>>>>> of the project) to several perspectives from the PMC to multiple
>>>> >>>>>>>>> endorsements from the community. [1], [2], and [3] are examples that you
>>>> >>>>>>>>> might find useful.
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Those organizations supporting/using MetaModel are also welcome
>>>> >>>>>>>>> to issue their own standalone "hurrah, Apache MetaModel!" press release at
>>>> >>>>>>>>> that time as well (we love it when multiple announcements come out to
>>>> >>>>>>>>> support a podling's graduation!). We just need to make sure that we
>>>> >>>>>>>>> coordinate messaging/timing/etc.
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Should you decide to include supporting testimonials from the
>>>> >>>>>>>>> community, you'll need to add "soliciting quotes" to your "to do" list.
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>We should lock in the announcement date --we usually issue
>>>> >>>>>>>>> press releases on Tuesdays, as that garners the best global media
>>>> >>>>>>>>> exposure/coverage, followed by Mondays, then Wednesdays. So in this
>>>> >>>>>>>>> instance, let's shoot for Tuesday 9 December, if possible.
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Thanks in advance for your help. Feel fee to ping me if you
>>>> >>>>>>>>> need anything!
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Warmly,
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Sally
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>[1]
>>>> >>>>>>>>> https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/the_apache_software_foundation_announces41
>>>> >>>>>>>>> and
>>>> >>>>>>>>> https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/the_apache_software_foundation_announces40
>>>> >>>>>>>>>[2]
>>>> >>>>>>>>> https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/the_apache_software_foundation_announces39
>>>> >>>>>>>>> and
>>>> >>>>>>>>> https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/the_apache_software_foundation_announces35
>>>> >>>>>>>>>[3]
>>>> >>>>>>>>> https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/the_apache_software_foundation_announces34
>>>> >>>>>>>>> and
>>>> >>>>>>>>> https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/the_apache_software_foundation_announces33
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>________________________________
>>>> >>>>>>>>>From: Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>To: Kasper Sørensen <i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Cc: "dev@metamodel.apache.org" <dev@metamodel.apache.org>; Noah
>>>> >>>>>>>>> Slater <nslater@apache.org>; TheApacheFoundation <press@apache.org>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Sent: Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 14:51
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Subject: Re: [RESULT] [VOTE] Graduation of Apache MetaModel
>>>> >>>>>>>>> from the Incubator
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Hello again, Kasper and MetaModel PMC --
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>An example of a graduation press release is available at
>>>> >>>>>>>>> http://s.apache.org/EUQ
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>To help me get the draft going for Apache MetaModel, I will
>>>> >>>>>>>>> need the following:
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>1) descriptor of what MetaModel is (and why is it important
>>>> >>>>>>>>> i.e., the benefits) --an example of this is paragraph #2 in the
>>>> >>>>>>>>> above-referenced announcement "Apache Drill is the world's first schema-free
>>>> >>>>>>>>> SQL query engine that delivers real-time insights by removing the constraint
>>>> >>>>>>>>> of building and maintaining schemas before data can be analyzed. Drill users
>>>> >>>>>>>>> can run interactive ANSI SQL queries on complex or constantly evolving data
>>>> >>>>>>>>> including JSON, Parquet, and HBase without ever worrying about schema
>>>> >>>>>>>>> definitions. As a result, Drill not only enables rapid application
>>>> >>>>>>>>> development on Apache Hadoop™ but also allows enterprise BI analysts to
>>>> >>>>>>>>> access Hadoop in a self-service fashion."
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>2) quote from the PMC chair (I can help draft this if you're
>>>> >>>>>>>>> stuck)
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>3) list of users or areas of application, preferably
>>>> >>>>>>>>> highly-visible (examples of how we'd list them are at
>>>> >>>>>>>>> https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/date/20141021 and
>>>> >>>>>>>>> https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/the_apache_software_foundation_announces58
>>>> >>>>>>>>> )
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>I'll work on the headline, boilerplates, etc. And as
>>>> >>>>>>>>> metamodel.apache.org is live, that's one thing off our plate <g>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Thanks in advance for your help with this!
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Warm regards,
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Sally
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>________________________________
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>From: Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>To: Kasper Sørensen <i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Cc: dev@metamodel.apache.org; Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org>;
>>>> >>>>>>>>> TheApacheFoundation <press@apache.org>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Sent: Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 13:48
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Subject: Re: [RESULT] [VOTE] Graduation of Apache MetaModel
>>>> >>>>>>>>> from the Incubator
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Thanks, Kasper. I'll be back in the office and will forward
>>>> >>>>>>>>> details within the hour.
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Chat soon,
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Sally
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>[From the mobile; please excuse top-posting, spelling/spacing
>>>> >>>>>>>>> errors, and brevity]
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>----- Reply message -----
>>>> >>>>>>>>>From: "Kasper Sørensen" <i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>To: "Sally Khudairi" <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Cc: <dev@metamodel.apache.org>, "Noah Slater"
>>>> >>>>>>>>> <nslater@apache.org>, "TheApacheFoundation" <press@apache.org>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Subject: [RESULT] [VOTE] Graduation of Apache MetaModel from
>>>> >>>>>>>>> the Incubator
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Date: Wed, Dec 3, 2014 13:01
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Likewise! Can you let me know what you'd like from me? And
>>>> >>>>>>>>> maybe you have some examples that I can look at?
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>2014-12-03 17:11 GMT+01:00 Sally Khudairi
>>>> >>>>>>>>> <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>:
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>Perfect; thanks, Kasper.
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>I look forward to working with you!
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>Warm regards,
>>>> >>>>>>>>>> Sally
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>[From the mobile; please excuse top-posting, spelling/spacing
>>>> >>>>>>>>>> errors, and brevity]
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>----- Reply message -----
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>From: "Kasper Sørensen" <i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>To: <dev@metamodel.apache.org>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>Cc: "Noah Slater" <nslater@apache.org>, "TheApacheFoundation"
>>>> >>>>>>>>>> <press@apache.org>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>Subject: [RESULT] [VOTE] Graduation of Apache MetaModel from
>>>> >>>>>>>>>> the Incubator
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>Date: Wed, Dec 3, 2014 10:29
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>I guess I have been the guy who does most of that sorta stuff.
>>>> >>>>>>>>>> If anyone else wants to play a role too, I am very happy to let them take
>>>> >>>>>>>>>> this task, as I am also kinda busy with work these days! :-)
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>2014-12-02 18:46 GMT+01:00 Sally Khudairi
>>>> >>>>>>>>>> <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com.invalid>:
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>Thanks, Noah.
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>Yes, of course: I'm happy to work with MetaModel on a press
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>> release announcing their graduation.
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>Process-wise, I will need to work a member of the PMC/team to
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>> get the draft developed. I'd like to get this done for early next week, if
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>> possible.
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>Thanks so much,
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>Sally
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>[From the mobile; please excuse top-posting, spelling/spacing
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>> errors, and brevity]
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>----- Reply message -----
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>From: "Noah Slater" <nslater@apache.org>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>To: <dev@metamodel.apache.org>, "TheApacheFoundation"
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>> <press@apache.org>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>Subject: [RESULT] [VOTE] Graduation of Apache MetaModel from
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>> the Incubator
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>Date: Tue, Dec 2, 2014 12:22
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>Looping in Sally, who is our PR/AR/marketing person!
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>Sally, Apache MetaModel just graduated. We're a reasonably
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>> small
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>project, but it would be nice to get the word out. At the
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>> minimum, a
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>blog post on the ASF blog accompanied with a tweet and a post
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>> to the
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>MetaModel dev@ list would be good.
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>Do you think that a press release is warranted? (Do we always
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>> do PRs
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>for graduations?)
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>On 1 December 2014 at 18:56, Kasper Sørensen
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>><i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>> The website issue is fixed and the news bullet can be seen
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>> on the MM
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>> website:
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>> http://metamodel.apache.org/#news
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>> But that's hardly an announcement. I think it would be cool
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>> if we can make
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>> a more thorough press release that would reach people who
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>> don't keep
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>> updated with the MM website itself.
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>> Kasper
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>> 2014-12-01 18:47 GMT+01:00 Kasper Sørensen
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>> <i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com>:
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>> Hi Noah,
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>> That's a good idea. I did put up a news bullet on the
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>> website, but seems
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>> infra somehow reverted the website to the "old" incubator
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>> site. I'm in
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>> touch with them about why that is.
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>> Question of ignorance from me: Where would Apache projects
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>> typically post
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>> such press releases, except on their own website?
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>> Kasper
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>> 2014-12-01 18:39 GMT+01:00 Noah Slater
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>> <nslater@apache.org>:
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> Is someone going to prepare an announcement? Are we
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> planning a press
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> release?
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> On 25 November 2014 at 18:18, Noah Slater
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> > Fantastic. Congrats everyone!
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> > On 20 November 2014 at 22:33, Kasper Sørensen
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> > <i.am.kasper.sorensen@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >> I got news today that the resolution has passed in the
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >> board! Great
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >> archievement everybody. Drink some champagne if you
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >> have some :-)
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >> Looking forward to taking Apache MetaModel further as
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >> a TLP !
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >> 2014-11-18 19:22 GMT+01:00 Henry Saputra
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >> <henry.saputra@gmail.com>:
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> Hi All,
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> The vote has passed with ten binding +1 votes, no +0,
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> and no -1 votes.
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> +1 votes:
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> * Henry Saputra
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> * Chris Mattmann
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> * Ted Dunning
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> * Sergio Fernandez
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> * Jean-Louis Monteiro
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> * Jake Farrell
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> * Noah Slater
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> * Alan Cabrera
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> * Lewis McGibbney
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> * Arvind Prabhakar
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> I will ask the board to add the resolution to the
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> agenda of the next
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> board meeting.
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> Thank you all for participating in the VOTE.
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> Thanks!
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> Henry
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 9:39 PM, Henry Saputra <
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> henry.saputra@gmail.com>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> wrote:
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > Hi All,
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > The Apache MetaModel community has wrapped up the
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > VOTE to propose
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> for
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > graduation from Apache incubator. The VOTE passed
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > with result:
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > 9 binding +1s
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > zero 0s
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > zero -1s
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > (http://bit.ly/1u8n8eo)
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > Apache MetaModel came into ASF incubator on 2013
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > and since then have
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > grown into small but active community.
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > We have made several good releases with different
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > release managers,
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > and also add new PPMC/committers [1].
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > The project also has good traffic on the dev
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > mailing list [2].
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > We would like to propose graduation of Apache
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > MetaModel from ASF
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > incubator to top level project.
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > [ ] +1 Graduate Apache MetaModel from the
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > Incubator.
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > [ ] +0 Don't care.
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > [ ] -1 Don't graduate Apache MetaModel from the
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > Incubator because..
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> .
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > The VOTE will open for 72 hours (11/17/2014)
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > Here is the proposal for the board resolution for
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > graduation:
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > =========== Board Resolution ==========
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > Establish the Apache MetaModel 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, for
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > distribution at no charge
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> to
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > the public, related to providing an implementation
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > of a
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > Platform-as-a-Service Framework.
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > Management Committee
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > (PMC), to be known as the "Apache MetaModel
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > Project", be and hereby
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> is
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > established pursuant to Bylaws of the Foundation;
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > and be it further
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > RESOLVED, that the Apache MetaModel Project be and
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > hereby is
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > responsible for the creation and maintenance of
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > software related to
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > providing an implementation of a
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > Platform-as-a-Service Framework;
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> and
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > be it further
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President,
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > MetaModel" 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 MetaModel
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > Project, and to have primary responsibility for
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > management of the
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > projects within the scope of responsibility of the
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > Apache MetaModel
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > 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 MetaModel
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > Project:
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > * Alberto Rodriguez <ardlema at apache dot org>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > * Ankit Kumar <ankitkumar2711 at apache dot org>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > * Arvind Prabhakar <arvind at apache dot org>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > * Henry Saputra <hsaputra at apache dot org>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > * Juan Jose van der Linden <delostilos at apache
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > dot org>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > * Kasper Sørensen <kaspersor at apache dot org>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > * Matt Franklin <mfanklin at apache dot org>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > * Noah Slater <nslater at apache dot org>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > * Sameer Arora <sarora at apache dot org>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > * Tomasz Guzialek <tomaszguzialek at apache dot
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > org>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Kasper
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > Sørensen be
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > appointed to the office of Vice President,
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > MetaModel, 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 MetaModel 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 MetaModel
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > Project; and be it further
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > RESOLVED, that the Apache MetaModel Project be and
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > hereby is tasked
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > with the migration and rationalization of the
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > Apache Incubator
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > MetaModel podling; and be it further
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > the Apache
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> Incubator
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > MetaModel podling encumbered upon the Apache
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > Incubator Project are
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > hereafter discharged.
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > Thanks,
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > Henry
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > On behalf of Apache MetaModel incubating PPMCs
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > [1]
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > http://incubator.apache.org/projects/metamodel.html
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > [2]
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>> > http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/metamodel-dev
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> >
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> > --
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> > Noah Slater
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> > https://twitter.com/nslater
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> --
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> Noah Slater
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>> https://twitter.com/nslater
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>--
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>Noah Slater
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>https://twitter.com/nslater
>>>> >>>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>>
>>>> >>>>>
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>>
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>
>>>> >>
>>>> >>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>
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