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From Kevin Brown <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduate Apache Shindig as an Apache Top Level Project
Date Thu, 14 Jan 2010 17:49:52 GMT

On Jan 14, 2010 3:42 AM, "Vincent Siveton" <> wrote:


Thanks for the positive feedback on the proposal to graduate Shindig
as a TLP [1].

I would like to start an official vote to recommend the graduation of
Apache Shindig as a Top Level Project to the Board.
To that end I have prepared the resolution for the Board below to be
presented for consideration at the upcoming Board meeting.

Community graduation vote thread:

Please cast your vote:
[ ] +1 to recommend Shindig's graduation
[ ] 0 don't care
[ ] -1 no, don't recommend yet, because ...

The vote will be open for 72 hours.




--- Begin Proposed Board 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
Management Committee, charged with the creation and maintenance of
software related to the implementation of an OpenSocial container and
OpenSocial API specifications, for distribution at no charge to the public.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management Committee (PMC),
be known as the "Apache Shindig PMC", is hereby established pursuant to
of the Foundation; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the Apache Shindig Project be and hereby is responsible for
creation and maintenance of software related to the OpenSocial API
specifications, based on software licensed to the Foundation; and be it

RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache Shindig" be and hereby
is created, the person holding such office to serve at the direction of the
Board of Directors as the chair of Apache Shindig, and to have primary
responsibility for management of the projects within the scope of
of the Apache Shindig PMC; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the persons listed immediately below be and hereby are
to serve as the initial members of the Apache Shindig PMC:

* Ian Boston (ieb at apache dot org)
* Kevin Brown (etnu at apache dot org)
* Chris Chabot(chabotc at apache dot org)
* Chico Charlesworth (chico at apache dot org)
* Cassie Doll (doll at apache dot org)
* Evan Gilbert (evan at apache dot org)
* John Hjelmstad (johnh at apache dot org)
* Paul Lindner (lindner at apache dot org)
* Daniel Peterson (dpeterson at apache dot org)
* Louis Ryan (lryan at apache dot org)
* Henning Schmiedehausen (henning at apache dot org)
* Vincent Siveton (vsiveton at apache dot org)
* Upayavira (upayavira at apache dot org)
* Adam Winer (awiner at apache dot org)

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Paul Lindner be appointed to
office of Vice President, Apache Shindig, 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 Apache Shindig be and hereby is tasked with the migration
and rationalization of the Apache Incubator Shindig podling; and be it

RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache Incubator
Shindig podling encumbered upon the Apache Incubator PMC are hereafter

--- End Proposed Board Resolution ---

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