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From Erik Hatcher <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Resolution to create Ant top level project
Date Mon, 11 Nov 2002 14:57:52 GMT

Nice work, Conor.

Conor MacNeill wrote:
> Following on from our discussions, I have put togther a final resolution 
> which I think we can vote upon now. The resolution is attached below.
> I have attempted to contact all committers who did not explicitly reply 
> to Stefan's "Initial PMC" thread recently.
> I am happy to report that Duncan, the original author of Ant has agreed 
> to be an emeritus member of the PMC. I hope it helps to recognize his 
> contribution to Ant.
> The following committers no longer require commit access to Ant.
> Stefano Mazzocchi
> Justyna Horwat
> Hans Bergsten
> Craig R McClanahan
> Glenn McAllister
> Many of these people contributed to Ant's early development and have 
> moved onto other projects now. Again, I would like to recognize their 
> important contributions.
> Two committers wanted to retain commit access but did not want to be on 
> the PMC. That's fine of course
> Jason Hunter
> Darrell DeBoer
> Finally I did not receive replies from the following committers:
> jon, akv, preston, shemnon, shachor, arnout, gonzo, mode, hasishp, arun, 
> tom, nico, nickdavis, adammurdoch
> Again, that's OK - they might be enjoying a holiday, whatever. These 
> committers will retain commit access but will not be members of the 
> initial PMC. If anyone can contact them, and they are interested, I 
> believe we can add them to the initial PMC.
> So, all committers, please vote on the resolution. I believe this should 
> be a majority vote (An action requiring majority approval must receive 
> at least 3 binding +1 votes and more +1 votes than -1 votes.)
> [ ] +1 - I support the resolution being submitted to the board for its 
> consideration
> [ ] -1 - I do not agree with the resolution in it's current form.
> Thanks
> Conor
> Resolution
> ==================
> 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 Apache Ant build tool.
> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management
> Committee (PMC), to be known as the "Apache Ant PMC", be
> and hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the Foundation;
> and be it further
> RESOLVED, that the Apache Ant PMC be and hereby is
> responsible for the creation and maintenance of the Ant build
> system and related software components; and be it further
> RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache Ant"
> 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 Ant PMC, and to have primary responsibility
> for management of the projects within the scope of
> responsibility of the Apache Ant 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 Ant PMC:
> Bruce Atherton
> Stefane Bailliez
> Stefan Bodewig
> James Duncan Davidson (Emeritus)
> Peter Donald
> Erik Hatcher
> Diane Holt
> Donald Leslie
> Steve Loughran
> Conor MacNeill
> Costin Manolache
> Sam Ruby
> Jon Skeet
> Magesh Umasankar
> Christoph Wilhelms
> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Conor MacNeill be and
> hereby is appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache
> Ant, 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 Ant 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 Ant Project.
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