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From Marc Prud'hommeaux <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] draft Incubator graduation request
Date Sun, 06 May 2007 23:48:21 GMT

Looks perfect to me.

On May 6, 2007, at 3:58 PM, Craig L Russell wrote:

> Hi,
> The following is a draft request for the Incubator PMC to graduate  
> OpenJPA to TLP status. The request will be in the form of a VOTE to  
> recommend the board resolution (minor tweaks are being discussed in  
> a parallel thread).
> Please review and comment. I'll incorporate comments as I receive  
> them, but expect to send the request to the Incubator a few days  
> after getting the last comment, to be sure everyone can comment on  
> the comments. The earliest would be Wednesday 9-May-2007.
> Craig
> Dear Incubator,
> The OpenJPA podling respectfully requests the Incubator to consider  
> its graduation to a Top Level Project. Please vote on recommending  
> the attached draft board resolution.
> [ ] +1 Recommend to the board to establish Apache OpenJPA
> [ ] -1 Do not recommend establishing Apache OpenJPA because...
> Over the past several months the OpenJPA community has grown from a  
> single large donation to a diverse community of contributors and  
> users. OpenJPA meets the technical requirements for diversity, with  
> committers from three and PPMC members from four independent  
> organizations.
> Committers from other Apache projects have not only used the  
> incubating releases as dependencies in their projects but provided  
> patches to OpenJPA as well.
> The OpenJPA community prepared and voted out two releases performed  
> by different release managers.
> The community readily agreed on the bike-shed issues of code  
> formatting and indentation, and there has been no resurrection of  
> these issues. The community had issues with commit-then-review  
> versus review-then-commit and resolved them win-win. Most recently,  
> a public issue regarding the proposed charter of the TLP was resolved.
> During the process of incubation, the PPMC learned how to govern  
> itself, voting in new committers and PPMC members.
> Mentors offered invaluable advice and assistance in getting the  
> project set up and organized.
> The status file for OpenJPA can be found at: 
> repos/asf/incubator/openjpa/STATUS
> The incubator checklist web page for OpenJPA can be found at:  
> Craig Russell

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