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From ant elder <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduation of DirectMemory as a TLP
Date Thu, 02 Aug 2012 10:45:26 GMT


On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 11:22 PM, Tim Williams <> wrote:
> The DirectMemory community is ready to graduate and become a full TLP.
>  We began incubation in October 2011 and have demonstrated our ability
> to function according to the Apache Way.  We've successfully made a
> release.  We have begun to grow the community.  We didn't hold a
> separate formal vote - it's not a requirement - but the sense of the
> community is that we're ready to go[1].
> Please VOTE to submit the below resolution to the board for consideration:
> [ ] +1 DirectMemory graduates to TLP
> [ ] -1 DirectMemory isn't ready, because...
> Vote will remain open for 72hrs...
> Thanks,
> --tim
> [1] -
> X. Resolution to establish the Apache DirectMemory 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 related a
>        second level, off-heap, cache able to store large amounts of
> data without filling
>        up the Java heap and thus avoiding long garbage collection cycles.
>        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management
>        Committee (PMC), to be known as the "The Apache DirectMemory Project",
>        be and hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the
>        Foundation; and be it further
>        RESOLVED, that The Apache DirectMemory Project be and hereby is
>        responsible for the creation and maintenance of a software
>        project related to a second level off-heap cache; and be it further
>        RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, DirectMemory" 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
>        DirectMemory Project, and to have primary responsibility for
>        management of the projects within the scope of responsibility of
>        The Apache DirectMemory 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 DirectMemory Project:
>          * Ioannic Canellos (iocanel)
>          * Maurizio Cucchiara (mcucchiara)
>          * Christian Grobmeier (grobmeier)
>          * Olivier Lamy (olamy)
>          * Raffaele P. Guidi (raffaeleguidi)
>          * Simone Gianni (simoneg)
>          * Simone Tripodi (simonetripodi)
>          * Tommaso Teofill (tommaso)
>          * Benoit Perroud (bperroud)
>        Guidi be and hereby is appointed to the office of Vice
>        President, DirectMemory, 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 DirectMemory Project be and hereby
>        is tasked with the migration and rationalization of the Apache
>        Incubator DirectMemory podling; and be it further
>        RESOLVED, that all responsibility pertaining to the Apache
>        Incubator DirectMemory podling encumbered upon the Apache Incubator
>        PMC are hereafter discharged.

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