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From Carl Trieloff <>
Subject Re: Graduation resolution feedback - Qpid as TLP
Date Thu, 28 Feb 2008 17:54:09 GMT

Thanks, I'll correct.

Craig L Russell wrote:
> Hi Carl,
> It looks like you are using a non-applicable template for the board 
> resolution. Take a look at other incubator graduation resolutions.
> Specifically, the paragraph on establishing bylaws isn't applicable, 
> and the incubator needs to be discharged of responsibility.
> Craig
> On Feb 28, 2008, at 6:20 AM, Carl Trieloff wrote:
>> The Qpid community has being working through the process to graduate. 
>> Before we
>> formally have one of our mentors start the vote on the Incubator 
>> lists we would like
>> to invite any additional comments from the general list on the 
>> resolution.
>> Background:
>> The Qpid community has made releases, had many new commiters join the 
>> project,
>> cleared all legal items and completed a process of cleaning up Karma 
>> using a community
>> process. A community vote has been taken to check the project wants 
>> to graduate as
>> TLP. The Qpid community would thus like to attempt graduation.
>> Please take a few minutes and provide us feedback on the charter 
>> before we start the vote
>> process.
>> The Qpid project.
>> Here is our 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 Qpid Messaging
>> implementations, 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 Qpid PMC", be and
>> hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the Foundation; and
>> be it further
>> RESOLVED, that the Apache Qpid PMC be and hereby is responsible
>> for the creation and maintenance of the Qpid Messaging implementations,
>> clients and related software components, based on software licensed 
>> to the
>> Foundation; and for ensuring that the Qpid community pursue its goal of
>> furthering the adoption of an open network protocol implementation for
>> messaging in the spirit of the Foundation; and be it further
>> RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache Qpid" 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 Qpid PMC, and to have primary responsibility for
>> management of the projects within the scope of responsibility
>> of the Apache Qpid 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 Qpid PMC:
>> Alan Conway
>> Arnaud Simon
>> Carl Trieloff
>> Gordon Sim
>> John O'Hara
>> Marnie McCormack
>> Martin Ritchie
>> Rafael Schloming
>> Rajith Attapattu
>> Robert Greig
>> Robert Godfrey
>> Trieloff be and hereby is appointed to the office of Vice President,
>> Apache Qpid, 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 Qpid 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 Qpid Project.
> Craig Russell
> Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System
> 408 276-5638
> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!

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