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From "Steve Raeburn" <>
Subject RE: [VOTE] Struts as an Apache Top Level Project
Date Sun, 07 Mar 2004 08:53:56 GMT
+1 Struts TLP
+1 Craig for President in 2004. (Sorry, VP)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martin Cooper []
> Sent: March 6, 2004 11:20 AM
> To:
> Subject: [VOTE] Struts as an Apache Top Level Project
> 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]*want*+to+be+on+the+PMC%22&de

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