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From David Graham <grahamdavid1...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Struts as an Apache Top Level Project
Date Sun, 07 Mar 2004 21:42:40 GMT
+1 TLP
+1 Craig as VP

David

--- Martin Cooper <martinc@apache.org> wrote:
> Following up on a brief thread on this list in December [1], Craig, Ted
> and I have put together a draft resolution to the board of directors
> [2],
> along with a cover letter [3], that would promote Struts to an Apache
> top-level project (TLP).
> 
> The main reasons for moving to a TLP are described on the wiki [4]. In
> Craig's words, "The short answer, though, is we will be in charge of our
> own releases (currently, the Jakarta PMC is the only body legally
> recognized to vote on releases of *any* software under Jakarta)." In
> practice, we can really just continue doing what we've always done.
> 
> As most of you are no doubt aware, several Jakarta sub-projects have
> already made the transition to TLPs, including Ant, Avalon, Gump, James,
> Log4J, Maven, OJB, and Torque. Most Jakarta PMC members seem to be in
> favour of the migrations, largely because a single PMC cannot possibly
> oversee a code base the size of all of Jakarta.
> 
> If you're OK with Struts being a top-level Apache project, please
> respond
> to this thread with either a +1 or +0. Otherwise, please reply with your
> concerns. When we previously discussed this, it did not seem like anyone
> was opposed to the idea, but if anyone is, now is the time to speak up.
> 
> The resolution as drafted lists the Struts Committers who could
> reasonably be considered active at this time. Of course, we should not
> put anyone on the PMC without their buy-in, so the final resolution
> would
> only list the Committers who responded to the Vote with a +1 or +0.
> 
> The draft resolution also leaves the name of the Vice President blank.
> Craig seems like the logical candidate, and is willing to act in this
> capacity, but we wanted the VP selection to be a community decision. So,
> please also respond with your nomination for Vice President, Apache
> Struts.
> 
> Here's my +1 on the resolution as drafted, and my +1 for Craig as Vice
> President.
> 
> --
> Martin Cooper
> 
> [1]
>
http://nagoya.apache.org/eyebrowse/SearchList?listId=&listName=struts-dev@jakarta.apache.org&searchText=%22Why+you+*want*+to+be+on+the+PMC%22&defaultField=subject&Search=Search
> [2] http://www.apache.org/~martinc/struts/tlp/resolution.html
> [3] http://www.apache.org/~martinc/struts/tlp/cover.html
> [4]
> http://nagoya.apache.org/wiki/apachewiki.cgi?JakartaPMCPropsedChanges
> 
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