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From sebb <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduate Samza from the Incubator
Date Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:57:25 GMT
PING - I think the VOTE is invalid in its current form because it is ambiguous.

Note also that the long paragraph starting


is normally presented as 3 paragraphs, each starting with "RESOLVED"

See for example the recent Flink VOTE thread.

On 12 December 2014 at 01:37, sebb <> wrote:
> On 12 December 2014 at 01:07, Jakob Homan <> wrote:
>> The Samza podling community has voted to graduate from the Incubator.
>> The vote passed with 17 +1s and no -1s or +/-0s.
>> Binding +1s x 10 : Jakob, Chinmay, Yan, Chris Riccomini, Sriram,
>> Zhijie, Martin, Roman, Garry, Chris Douglas
>> Non-binding +1s x 7: Claudio, TJ, Robert, Roger, Danny, Jon, Yi
>> Links to votes and discussions:
>> Samza has been incubating for a bit more than a year.  In that time
>> the community has:
>> * Completed two Incubator-approved releases
>> * Opened nearly 500 JIRAs
>> * Added five new committers/PMC members.
>> * Expanded the PPMC from its original LinkedIn-only representation to
>> include contributors from Confluent, Hortonworks, ImproveData,
>> Microsoft and Oracle.
>> This thread is to vote on the graduation resolution Samza has
>> approved.  It will run for at least 96 hours (to Monday, 12/22 Noon
>> PST, the extra day to accommodate the weekend and holiday schedule).
>> [ ] +1 Graduate Apache Samza from the Incubator.
>> [ ] +0 Don't care.
>> [ ] -1 Don't graduate Apache Samza from the Incubator because ...
>> Here's my binding vote: +1.
>> -Jakob
>> ----
>> 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 low-latency, distributed processing of streaming data.
> See below.
>> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management Committee
>> (PMC), to be known as the "Apache Samza Project", be and hereby is
>> established pursuant to Bylaws of the Foundation; and be it further
>> RESOLVED, that the Apache Samza Project be and hereby is responsible
>> for the creation and maintenance of software related to interactive
>> analysis of large-scale datasets; and be it further RESOLVED, that the
> See above.
> The two project descriptions should agree, but don't.
> One - or both - must be incorrect.
> Note: this is a very common occurrence.
> I've no idea whether the resolution really needs two copies of the description.
> If there is no good reason, maybe the second one should be dropped
> from the pro-formas.
>> office of "Vice President, Apache Samza" 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 Samza Project, and to have primary
>> responsibility for management of the projects within the scope of
>> responsibility of the Apache Samza 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 Samza Project:
>> * Chinmay Soman <cpsoman at apache dot org>
>> * Chris Riccomini <criccomini at apache dot org>
>> * Garry Turkington <garryturk at apache dot org>
>> * Jakob Homan <jghoman at apache dot org>
>> * Jay Kreps <jkreps at apache dot org>
>> * Martin Kleppman <martinkl at apache dot org>
>> * Sriram Subramanian <sriramsub at apache dot org>
>> * Yan Fang <yanfang at apache dot org>
>> * Zhijie Shen <zjshen at apache dot org>
>> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Chris Riccomini be
>> appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache Samza, 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 Apache Samza Project be and hereby is tasked with
>> the migration and rationalization of the Apache Incubator Samza
>> podling; and be it further
>> RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache Incubator
>> Samza podling encumbered upon the Apache Incubator Project are
>> hereafter discharged.
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