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From Carl Trieloff <cctriel...@redhat.com>
Subject [VOTE] Apache Qpid Graduation as TLP
Date Thu, 20 Mar 2008 18:55:46 GMT

Qpid entered into the incubator November 2006, and has made releases, is 
in the
process of closing down another minor release and well on the way to the 
next
major release, added new committers, and cleaned up Karma prior to 
graduation
vote.

At this point the Apache Qpid community with support from its mentors 
feels that
it is ready to graduate to an official top level project at Apache as 
indicated by the
community and vote. We would like the resolution attached to this email 
to be presented
to the board for consideration at the next board meeting.

The charter and diversity have both been discussed:
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-general/200803.mbox/%3cE45E5CC99D174847A32B0970834F177CC0B5A8@csicorp6.pdxcsi.com%3e
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-general/200803.mbox/%3c25aac9fc0803010618n394865d6w6b784cf44fb0628a@mail.gmail.com%3e

Thank you in advance for your time and consideration.
[ ] +1
[ ] +0
[ ] -1 

The Qpid Community (This vote has been started with the support of our 
mentors)

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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 distributed messaging,
      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 Qpid Project",
      be and hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the
      Foundation; and be it further

      RESOLVED, that the Apache Qpid Project be and hereby is
      responsible for the creation and maintenance of software
      related to distributed messaging; a multiple language
      implementation providing daemons and APIs for publish &
      subscribe, eventing and a wide range of message distribution patterns
      based on the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) and
      related technologies such as (transaction management, federation,
      security, management); and be it further

      RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Qpid" 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 Qpid Project, and to have primary responsibility for
      management of the projects within the scope of responsibility
      of the Apache Qpid Project; 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 Qpid Project:

        * Alan Conway
        * Arnaud Simon
        * Carl Trieloff
        * Gordon Sim
        * John O'Hara
        * Marnie McCormack
        * Martin Ritchie
        * Paul Fremantle
        * Rajith Attapattu
        * Robert Greig
        * Robert Godfrey
        * Yoav Shapira

      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that
      Carl Trieloff be appointed to the office of Vice President,
      Qpid, 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 all responsibility pertaining to the Qpid
      encumbered upon the Apache Incubator be hereafter discharged.


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