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From Mohammad Nour El-Din <>
Subject Re: [Discuss] Apache Steve
Date Sat, 30 Jun 2012 14:10:55 GMT
Looks good to me

+1 :)
On Jun 30, 2012 12:28 PM, "Jukka Zitting" <> wrote:

> Hi,
> On Sat, Jun 30, 2012 at 12:03 PM, Sam Ruby <> wrote:
> > This so far has lead us to the conclusion that there really isn't any
> > "incubating" that needs to be done.
> >
> > I'd like to open the topic up for discussion.
> Here's what I wrote about this on board@:
> There's plenty of precedent of existing TLPs spawning off subprojects
> without having them first go through the Incubator, and I don't see
> why stuff from infra would need to be treated differently.
> However, there's also precedent of TLPs bringing subprojects to the
> Incubator to grow the community and to evaluate when critical mass for
> a TLP has been reached.
> I'd say it's up to infra and the people who're already working on the
> STV tools to decide which path to follow. The Incubator would of
> course be happy to help (in the ways it can), but I see no hard reason
> why the Incubator would absolutely need be involved if a good enough
> community already exists for a TLP.
> > To kick things off, I'd copy the draft ASF Board resolution into the
> > incubator wiki, but apparently "SamRuby" is not in the ContributorsGroup.
> Fixed.
> > If somebody could rectify that and/or copy the resolution into the wiki,
> I
> > would appreciate that.  There's not much to see there, it simply is a
> > routine resolution, full of words like WHEREAS, THEREFORE, and RESOLVED.
> >
> >
> Not sure if it needs to be on the wiki, so for now I'm just including
> a copy of the proposed resolution below:
>       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 voting systems.
>       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management
>       Committee (PMC), to be known as the "Apache Steve Project", be
>       and hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the Foundation;
>       and be it further
>       RESOLVED, that the Apache Steve Project be and hereby is
>       responsible for the creation and maintenance of software
>       related to voting systems; and be it further
>       RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache Steve" 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 Steve Project, and to have primary responsibility for
>       management of the projects within the scope of responsibility
>       of the Apache Steve 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 Steve Project:
>         * Jim Jagielski <>
>         * Chris A. Mattmann <>
>         * Sam Ruby <>
>         * Greg Stein <>
>       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Jim Jagielski be
>       appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache Steve, 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 Steve Project be and hereby
>       is tasked with the creation of a set of bylaws intended to
>       encourage open development and increased participation in the
>       Apache Steve Project.
> BR,
> Jukka Zitting
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