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From Phil Steitz <p...@steitz.com>
Subject Re: TLP Resolution
Date Sun, 12 Mar 2006 01:24:37 GMT
+1 and agree with comments below, though need to worry a little about 
focus.  I am just a lurker here, but would be interested in the proposed 
project.  

Phil

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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