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From Bjoern Petri <bjoern.pe...@sundevil.de>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduate Apache Celix to a top-level project
Date Wed, 04 Jun 2014 19:41:17 GMT

I couldn't agree more, and in that connection

+1 for the graduation and also
+1 for Alexander as chairman


Regards,
   Björn


On 06/04/2014 08:15 PM, Pepijn Noltes wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> Very nice to see the graduation vote :)
>
> +1
>
> Also +1 for the chair to Alexander. He has been active with Celix from
> the beginning and gain the karma for the role.
>
> Greetings,
> Pepijn
>
>
> On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 8:03 PM, Alexander Broekhuis
> <a.broekhuis@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Celix community,
>>
>> After a bit more then 3.5 years we'd like to graduate Celix to a top-level
>> project!
>> Over the past couple of months we have been working towards graduation, and
>> ticked all the open points of the graduation list on [1].
>> The current project status can be found on [2], I've send an updated
>> version earlier to day, which hasn't been uploaded/processed yet.
>> The Celix name has been approved by Trademarks, as can be seen on [3].
>>
>> We do feel confident that Celix is ready for graduation, and have created
>> the resolution for this. The text can be found at the bottom of the mail.
>>
>> This resolution lists the current committers as PMC members, to summarise:
>> * Alexander Broekhuis
>> * Pepijn Noltes
>> * Bjoern Petri
>> * Erik Jansman
>>
>> The resolution also lists a chair, and even though I have filled in my own
>> name now, I think it is still open for discussion. So any feedback on this
>> is welcome as well!
>>
>> Even though [1] doesn't list a vote on the project list I'd like to use
>> this thread to get the confidence of the community, so please cast your
>> vote:
>>
>> [ ] +1 Graduate the Apache Celix podling from Apache Incubator as a TLP
>> [ ] +0 Indifferent to the graduation status of Apache Celix podling
>> [ ] -1 Reject graduation of Apache Celix podling from Apache Incubator
>> because ...
>>
>> The vote will be open for the next 72 hours. After a successful vote I will
>> start the discussion (and later the vote) on the general incubator list as
>> well.
>>
>> [1]: http://incubator.apache.org/guides/graduation.html#checklist
>> [2]: http://incubator.apache.org/projects/celix.html
>> [3]: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PODLINGNAMESEARCH-50
>>
>> -----------
>> Graduation Resolution:
>>
>>      X. Establish the Apache Celix 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, for distribution at no charge to
>>         the public, related to a native implementation of the OSGi
>>         specification.
>>
>>         NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management
>>         Committee (PMC), to be known as the "Apache Celix Project",
>>         be and hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the
>>         Foundation; and be it further
>>
>>         RESOLVED, that the Apache Celix Project be and hereby is
>>         responsible for the creation and maintenance of software
>>         related to a native implementation of the OSGi
>>         specification;
>>         and be it further
>>
>>         RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache Celix" 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 Celix Project, and to have primary responsibility
>>         for management of the projects within the scope of
>>         responsibility of the Apache Celix 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 Celix Project:
>>
>>           * Alexander Broekhuis               <abroekhuis@apache.org>
>>           * Pepijn Noltes                          <pnoltes@apache.org>
>>           * Bjoern Petri                            <bpetri@apache.org>
>>           * Erik Jansman                         <ejansman@apache.org>
>>
>>         NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Alexander Broekhuis
>>         be appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache Celix, 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 Celix 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 Celix Project; and be it further
>>
>>         RESOLVED, that the Apache Celix Project be and hereby
>>         is tasked with the migration and rationalization of the Apache
>>         Incubator Celix podling; and be it further
>>
>>         RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache
>>         Incubator Celix podling encumbered upon the Apache Incubator
>>         Project are hereafter discharged.
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Met vriendelijke groet,
>>
>> Alexander Broekhuis


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