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From "Jean T. Anderson" <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduate Cayenne to TLP status (pending board approval)
Date Wed, 06 Dec 2006 22:46:07 GMT
Andrus Adamchik wrote:
> I guess we can close the vote - it's been running for 96 hours  already.
> We've got 5 "plus one" votes, of which 4 are from the  Incubator PMC
> members, and no other votes. Here is a breakdown:
>   Bill Dudney
>   Jean T. Anderson (Incubator PMC)
>   Leo Simons (Incubator PMC)
>   Robert Burrell Donkin (Incubator PMC)
>   Brian McCallister (Incubator PMC)
> There was a question raised by Greg Stein about a better template for 
> board resolution, but since no alternative template has been made 
> available, we are sticking with what we have.

I suggest you change all "Apache Cayenne PMC" references to "Apache
Cayenne Project" in that resolution (and maybe it will help the next

> So now that our graduation has been officially approved by the 
> Incubator, one last thing remains - the vote by the ASF Board. Is  this
> something that is going to happen during the December board  meeting?

Since you are the proposed chair, I suggest that you email board <at> the resolution with a request to include it on the December
agenda. I'll watch for it to be added to the agenda.

Unless, of course, somebody on general@incubator has a more
authoritative suggestion.


> Thanks
> Andrus
> On Dec 1, 2006, at 5:24 PM, Andrus Adamchik wrote:
>> Apache Cayenne community just voted to request graduation from the 
>> Incubator as a TLP [1]. The text of the proposed board resolution 
>> (adopted from iBatis graduation resolution) is included below.  Other
>> project related links are also shown below - [2], [3]. The  following
>> people cast +1 votes:
>>   Andrus Adamchik (PPMC)
>>   Craig Russell
>>   Malcolm Edgar (committer)
>>   Matt Kerr
>>   Tore Halset (PPMC)
>>   Ari Maniatis
>>   Bill Dudney (PPMC)
>>   Michael Gentry (PPMC)
>>   Mike Kienenberger (PPMC)
>>   Jean T. Anderson (PPMC / Incubator PMC)
>>   Kevin Menard (committer)
>>   Jason Dwyer
>> I am asking for a vote of the Incubator PMC on graduation of  Cayenne
>> that is conditional on the board's approval of a TLP for  that
>> purpose. Please cast your votes.
>> [1]
>> 200612.mbox/
>> [2]
>> [3]
>> Andrus
>> ---------
>> Apache Cayenne developers have voted to request the ASF Board to 
>> establish
>> Cayenne as a Top Level Project at the ASF. Here is the text of the 
>> suggested
>> 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 object-relational mapping (ORM)
>>        and remoting services, 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 Cayenne PMC", be  and
>>        hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the Foundation; and
>>        be it further
>>        RESOLVED, that the Apache Cayenne PMC be and hereby is
>>        responsible for the creation and maintenance of software
>>        related to the Cayenne Object Relational Framework and tools,
>>        based on software licensed to the Foundation; and be it further
>>        RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache  Cayenne" 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 Cayenne PMC, and to have primary responsibility for
>>        management of the projects within the scope of responsibility
>>        of the Apache Cayenne 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 Cayenne PMC:
>>          Andrus Adamchik (
>>          Bill Dudney (
>>          Michael Gentry (
>>          Tore Halset (
>>          Mike Kienenberger  (
>>        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Andrus Adamchik be
>>        and hereby is appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache
>>        Cayenne, 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 Cayenne PMC be and hereby is
>>        tasked with the migration and rationalization of the incubating
>>        Apache Cayenne project; and be it further
>>        RESOLVED, that all responsibility pertaining to the incubating
>>        Apache Cayenne project encumbered upon the incubator PMC be
>>        hereafter discharged.

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