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From Glen Mazza <grm7...@yahoo.com>
Subject [VOTE] [NEW BALLOT] Project resolution for XML Graphics
Date Sat, 03 Jul 2004 13:07:07 GMT
FOP and Batik Committers,

*NEW Ballot* below.  Please vote again.  I've moved
the ending date to July 8th, and removed just one
clause involving tasking of migration/rationalization.

Glen


PART A
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[ ] +1 - The attached resolution should be submitted
to the 
         Board for the formation of the XML Graphics
project.

[ ] -1 - The attached resolution is not suitable.  I
have a
         recommendation to improve it.

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PART B
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[ ]      I volunteer to be a member of the initial XML
Graphics 
         PMC.

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PART C
------
[ ]      I nominate myself as chair
[ ]      I nominate ______________

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This vote will close at 23:59 GMT, Thursday July 8,
2004:
http://www.timeanddate.com/counters/customcounter.html?day=6&month=7&year=2004&hour=23&min=59


The proposed resolution:
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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 the conversion of
XML formats to
graphical output, 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 Graphics PMC", be and
hereby is
established pursuant to Bylaws of the Foundation; and
be it further 

RESOLVED, that the Apache XML Graphics PMC be and
hereby is responsible
for the creation and maintenance of software for
managing the 
conversion
of XML formats to graphical output, and for related
software 
components,
based on software licensed to the Foundation; and be
it further 

RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache
XML Graphics" 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
Graphics PMC, and to have primary responsibility for
management of the
projects within the scope of responsibility of the
Apache XML Graphics
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 Graphics
PMC: 

    Person1
    Person2
    Person3
    etc....

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Mr.
?????? be and hereby 
is
appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache XML
Graphics, 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 Graphics 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 Graphics
Project; and be it further 

RESOLVED, that all responsibility pertaining to the
Batik and FOP
sub-projects and encumbered upon the Apache XML PMC
are hereafter
discharged. 

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Jeremias Maerki


Acknowledgements: Thanks to Cliff Schmidt for his
excellent suggestion
about how to get this done. I hope you don't mind my
borrowing some of
your text. It fits sooo nicely. :-)



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