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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Qpid Graduation release
Date Wed, 18 Feb 2009 16:18:41 GMT
Maybe in the release we can also note that they missed this
month's board report *snicker*



On Feb 18, 2009, at 10:17 AM, Sally Khudairi wrote:

> Thanks, Carl.
> Wow -- this is really thorough!
> I'll run through this and forward suggested edits, if any. We'll  
> also need a few days to review it within the PRC; hopefully it can  
> be announced early next week.
> Cheers,
> Sally
> --- On Wed, 2/18/09, Carl Trieloff <cctrieloff@redhat.com> wrote:
>> From: Carl Trieloff <cctrieloff@redhat.com>
>> Subject: Qpid Graduation release
>> To: sk@apache.org
>> Cc: "ASF PRC Team" <prc@apache.org>, dev@qpid.apache.org
>> Date: Wednesday, February 18, 2009, 9:47 AM
>> Sally,
>> It took longer than expected, but here is what we have with
>> feedback people on the dev list and all that kindly provided
>> quotes.
>> Please let us know when you expect it will be released.
>> kind regards
>> Carl.
>> *The Apache Software Foundation Names Qpid a Top-Level
>> Project*
>> /Open source messaging implementation built on the AMQP
>> standard promoted to self-governed position by community
>> foundation/
>> *FOREST HILL, MD *--* January x, 2009* -- The Apache
>> Software Foundation (ASF) today announced the graduation of
>> the Qpid project from an Apache incubator project to a
>> Top-Level Project (TLP). With its promotion to TLP status,
>> Qpid has been recognized for its maturity and vibrant
>> community, as well as for being well-governed and practicing
>> the Apache process and principles.
>> "On the heels of its recent graduation, Qpid has also
>> reached the completion of the major Qpid M4 release.
>> We're thrilled to have been recognized by the Apache
>> Software Foundation for the growth and maturity of the Qpid
>> project," said Carl Trieloff, chair, Qpid and senior
>> consulting software engineer at Red Hat. "With the
>> promotion to an Apache Top-Level Project, our project is
>> recognized for outstanding development based on our rapidly
>> expanding community, infrastructure and for collaborative
>> development."
>> John O'Hara, Chairman of the AMQP Working Group and
>> Executive Director at JPMorgan, said "I am delighted
>> that the Apache Software Foundation has graduated the Qpid
>> AMQP server. AMQP is an open infrastructure for business
>> messaging over the Internet. Apache Qpid developers have
>> been active participants in the AMQP Working Group working
>> in partnership with other AMQP solution developers and
>> end-users. The ASF's provision of Qpid as its AMQP
>> implementation adds to the range of AMQP solutions
>> businesses can choose from to improve their
>> efficiency."
>> Apache Qpid, a messaging implementation built on the
>> Advanced Messaging Queuing Protocol (AMQP) specification,
>> provides transaction management, queuing, clustering,
>> federation, security, management and multi-platform support.
>> Qpid was initially proposed to the ASF in December 2006 by
>> Trieloff. The project was fortunate to be started with an
>> initial code donation created by some of the initial project
>> members. Since then, Qpid has and continues to expand its
>> committer base and diversity of organizations and
>> individuals represented. Today, it runs critical systems for
>> many users and large organizations while continuing to lead
>> through innovation and implementation.
>> "Since joining AMQP.org last year, we have seen how
>> valuable the AMQP specification is to the participating
>> customers," said Sam Ramji, Senior Director, Platform
>> Strategy, Microsoft. "It is great to see the
>> Apache/Qpid project maturing as the community strives to
>> address the customer need for choice and improved
>> enterprise-class messaging interoperability."
>> The Qpid team believes that the graduation of the project
>> is a fresh and exciting addition to the Apache Software
>> Foundation, as do many of those that use the project.
>> "WSO2 believes that Apache Qpid is an important
>> addition to addressing the enterprise messaging demands of
>> our customers, and we support connecting both C and Java
>> middleware to Apache Qpid for AMQP messaging," saidPaul
>> Fremantle, CTO at WSO2 and member of the Apache Qpid Project
>> Management Committee.
>> To use, interact and/or contribute to Apache Qpid,
>> visit _http://qpid.apache.org
>> <http://qpid.apache.org/>_.
>> *About the Apache Software Foundation (ASF)*
>> Established in 1999, The Apache Software Foundation
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>> Apache HTTP Server -- the world's most popular Web
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