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From Grant Ingersoll <gsing...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache Tika TLP Board Resolution
Date Tue, 23 Mar 2010 14:10:20 GMT
+1.

On Mar 22, 2010, at 10:43 PM, Mattmann, Chris A (388J) wrote:

> Hi Folks,
> 
> Per the existing discussions and feedback:
> 
> http://www.mail-archive.com/tika-dev@lucene.apache.org/msg01456.html
> http://www.mail-archive.com/tika-dev@lucene.apache.org/msg01479.html
> 
> I'd like to call a community VOTE thread on the below board resolution to
> make Apache Tika a Top Level Project (TLP) [1]. Please vote and voice your
> opinion. I'll leave the vote open for the next 72 hours. I'll take the
> results of this VOTE and then submit a final VOTE thread to the Lucene PMC
> for consideration.
> 
> ==================================
> Establish the Apache Tika Project
> 
>      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 content detection and analysis 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 Tika Project",
>      be and hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the
>      Foundation; and be it further
> 
>      RESOLVED, that the Apache Tika Project be and hereby is
>      responsible for the creation and maintenance of software
>      related to a content analysis and detection toolkit; and be it further
> 
>      RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache Tika" 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 Tika Project, and to have primary responsibility
>      for management of the projects within the scope of
>      responsibility of the Apache Tika 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 Tika Project:
> 
>      * Chris A. Mattmann (mattm...@...)
>      * Jukka Zitting (ju...@...)
>      * Ken Krugler (kkrug...@...)
>      * Keith Bennett (kbenn...@...)
>      * Mark Harwood (mharw...@...)
>      * Dave Meikle (dmei...@...)
>      * Sami Siren (si...@...)
>      * Rida Benjelloun (ridabenjell...@...)
> 
>      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Chris A. Mattmann
>      be appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache Tika, 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 Apache Tika Project be and hereby
>      is tasked with the migration and rationalization of the Apache
>      Lucene Tika sub-project; and be it further
> 
>      RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache
>      Lucene Tika sub-project encumbered upon the
>      Apache Tika Project are hereafter discharged.
> ==================================
> 
> Cheers,
> Chris
> 
> [1] http://www.apache.org/dev/project-creation.html
> 
> 
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
> Senior Computer Scientist
> NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
> Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
> Email: Chris.Mattmann@jpl.nasa.gov
> WWW:   http://sunset.usc.edu/~mattmann/
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
> University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 
> 


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