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From "Davanum Srinivas" <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: TLP Resolution
Date Sat, 11 Mar 2006 23:04:20 GMT
Dear Ben and Dear Ben,

what do you guys think? A Security Federation/TLP/PMC. Starting with
Apache XML-Security and Apache Juice.

thanks,
-- dims

On 3/11/06, Berin Lautenbach <berin@wingsofhermes.org> wrote:
> I would be interested in widening it as well - with the proviso that it
> is like a federation.  I.e. we use it to seed projects then build them
> and spawn them into TLPs once they grow to size.
>
> I might start sounding some people out.
>
> Dims - what's your thoughts?
>
> On the subject - having spent the most of Saturday searching for a
> decent Open Source CA, I'd now be interested in building one that
> doesn't use &^%$##@^%^ perl.  I.e. do the core in C++ with perl/PHP
> being used for the interfacing only.
>
> Cheers,
>         Berin
>
> Werner Dittmann wrote:
>
> > +1 from me.
> >
> > Just a comment regarding the charter: is it really only Apache XML
> > Security? IMHO this would be a bit too narrow, for example JuiCE is
> > not dependent on XML, maybe other security related software will be
> > pop up later as well.
> >
> > I would like to see an "Apache Security" PMC that would address all
> > kind of security relevant software and act as a solid base to deliver
> > security functions to other Apache projects. Also we may think to
> > browse existing Apache projects to see if there is already software
> > (maybe even multiply implemented) and pool them here.
> >
> > BTW, I would be happy to be a part of this activity.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Werner
> >
> > Berin Lautenbach wrote:
> >
> >>Peoples,
> >>
> >>Sometime back we talked about becoming a TLP.  With the recent JuiCE
> >>efforts, + JSR 105 + XKMS we are starting to see a few different things
> >>occuring.  I'd be hugely in favour of starting something at a higher
> >>level in Apache to get some visibility.
> >>
> >>I'm also toying with the idea of creating a broader security
> >>project/federation to encourage that kind of software within the ASF.
> >>
> >>Thoughts?
> >>
> >>Draft proposal for the board below.  If we want to do this - all active
> >>committers will need to vote either on this or on a broader (or even
> >>narrower!) charter terms of reference that we all can agree to.
> >>
> >>Cheers,
> >>      Berin
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>       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 XML security technologies,
> >>       for distribution at no charge to the public.
> >>
> >>       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management
> >>       Committee (PMC), to be known as the "Apache XML Security PMC",
> >>       be and hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the
> >>       Foundation; and be it further
> >>
> >>       RESOLVED, that the Apache XML Security PMC be and hereby is
> >>       responsible for the creation and maintenance of software
> >>       related to creation and maintenance of open-source software
> >>       related to XML security technologies based on software licensed
> >>       to the Foundation; and be it further
> >>
> >>       RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache XML
> >>       Security" 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 XML Security PMC, and to have primary
> >>       responsibility for management of the projects within the scope
> >>       of responsibility of the Apache XML Security PMC; 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 XML Security PMC:
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>    <!-- List out all committers in format of
> >>      Berin Lautenbach <berin@wingsofhermes.org>
> >>    -->
> >>
> >>
> >>       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, than ??
> >>       <??@apache.org> appointed to the office of Vice President,
> >>       Apache XML Security, 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 XML Security 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 XML Security Project; and be it further
> >>
> >>       RESOLVED, that the initial Apache XML Security PMC be and hereby
> >>       is tasked with the migration and rationalization of the Apache
> >>       XML PMC XML Security subproject; and be it further
> >>
> >>       RESOLVED, that all responsibility pertaining to the XML XML
> >>       Security sub-project and encumbered upon the Apache XML PMC are
> >>       hereafter discharged.
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> >
>


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Davanum Srinivas : http://wso2.com/blogs/

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