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From Marc Prud'hommeaux <mprud...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] OpenJPA Graduation
Date Fri, 27 Apr 2007 22:06:56 GMT

FWIW, I third the "vote".


On Apr 27, 2007, at 1:22 PM, Kevin Sutter wrote:

> Patrick,
>
> On 4/27/07, Patrick Linskey <plinskey@bea.com> wrote:
>>
>> In terms of graduation, if we go the top-level route, I'd like to
>> propose Craig as the PMC chair.
>
>
> I second that "vote", if you are not interested.  Craig has gotten  
> us out of
> "Apache hot water" a few times with his background on Apache-isms.   
> And, he
> has demonstrated his overall technical knowledge in JPA and  
> persistence
> issues, in general.  I would think Craig would make an excellent  
> PMC chair.
>
> Kevin
>
> I think that he'd be a good fit since
>> he's quite active in the OpenJPA community, and also has a good  
>> deal of
>> knowledge about and experience within Apache. I think that he  
>> would do a
>> great job of continuing to represent Apache-isms to the OpenJPA
>> community and vice-versa.
>>
>> -Patrick
>>
>> --
>> Patrick Linskey
>> BEA Systems, Inc.
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>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: Craig.Russell@Sun.COM [mailto:Craig.Russell@Sun.COM]
>> > Sent: Monday, April 23, 2007 2:50 PM
>> > To: open-jpa-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> > Subject: [DISCUSS] OpenJPA Graduation
>> >
>> > OpenJPA has done a great job of forming a diverse community
>> > around a great code base whose IP has been reviewed and
>> > approved for release, and we're now a well-functioning,
>> > project in the incubator. So we are now at the stage when we
>> > should think about when and how to leave the incubator and
>> > graduate to the larger Apache community. The document at [1]
>> > describes readiness to graduate.
>> >
>> > There are two courses for graduating projects: to become an
>> > independent Apache TLP or to join an existing TLP as a
>> > sub-project. I believe that OpenJPA should become its own TLP
>> > for a few reasons: the community is already very diverse and
>> > has established a good working style; and there is no
>> > existing TLP upon which OpenJPA depends. There is some
>> > synergy with the DB project but no dependency relationship.
>> >
>> > As a TLP, OpenJPA would operate independent from other TLPs
>> > and be responsible to the Apache board. As a TLP, the OpenJPA
>> > community would decide on offering committerships to the
>> > project, and what and when to release, subject to the
>> > regulations of the ASF.
>> >
>> > So what does everyone think?
>> >
>> > Craig
>> >
>> > [1] http://incubator.apache.org/incubation/
>> > Process_Description.html#Graduation
>> >
>> > Craig Russell
>> > Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/ 
>> products/jdo
>> > 408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
>> >
>> >
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