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From Konstantin Boudnik <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduate Groovy from the Incubator
Date Mon, 02 Nov 2015 18:54:36 GMT
On Mon, Nov 02, 2015 at 09:11AM, Emmanuel Lécharny wrote:
> Le 01/11/15 20:30, Rich Bowen a écrit :
> > On Oct 28, 2015 4:26 PM, "Konstantin Boudnik" <cos@apache.org> wrote:
> >> Following discussions [1] about its current status, the Groovy community
> >> has voted [2] to graduate from the Incubator. The vote passed [3] with 12
> > +1s
> >> total, 5 are binding:
> >>
> >>     Guillaume Laforge
> >>     Cédric Champeau
> >>     Paul King
> >>     Jochen Theodorou
> >>     Pascal Schumacher
> >>     Emmanuel Lécharny (binding)
> >>     Bertrand Delacretaz (binding)
> >>     Andrew Bayer (binding)
> >>     Jim Jagielski (binding)
> >>     Konstantin Boudnik (binding)
> >>     Russel Winder
> >>     Guillaume Alleon
> >>
> >> The Groovy community has:
> >> * completed all required paperwork:
> >>     https://incubator.apache.org/projects/groovy.html
> >> * completed multiple releases (2.4.4, 2.4.5, 2.4.6 is in the works)
> >> * completed the name check procedure:
> >>     https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PODLINGNAMESEARCH-88
> >> * addressed 50+ JIRAs:
> >>     http://is.gd/1tACON
> >> * voted in multiple new committers/PPMC members
> >>
> >> Therefore, I'm calling a VOTE to graduate Groovy with the following Board
> >> resolution. The VOTE will run for at least 72 hours, ending
> >> Saturday, October 31st 8 PM PST.
> > I recognize that I have missed the vote and thus my response is moot. I
> > have been traveling, but i don't expect preferential treatment.
> >
> > However, as useful as these other measures are, as a member, and as a
> > director who will need to vote on this resolution, I'd like to know if you,
> > as a mentor, feel that this project had attainded maturity as described in
> > the maturity metric document, and will operate according to the Apache way?
> Yes, and Bertrand has conducted the check we now run on poddling we
> think are ready to become TLP.
> 
> As a mentor who have followed a few podlings in the past, I must say
> that Groovy was one of the easiest ! OTOH, the project was already
> mature before being accepted in incubator. Keep in mind that this move
> was dictated by the decision from Pivotal to stop paying the main
> developpers, combined with the shutdown of the Codehaus hosting
> facility. The Groovy fellows decided that The ASF was the best place to
> host the project, and they did a long due diligence to check that the
> ASF requirements were easy to follow for them. In many ways, it was all
> about finding the right place for the project, and The ASF was a perfect
> fit.

If we want the credit go where it's due - let's not forget about Roman's
effort to present the case, spent a lot of time advocating, and helping Groovy
project to finally come under the Foundation's wing.

Cos

> Every single requirements (IP clearance, voting releases, accepting new
> committers, discussion on the ML, etc) where easily met, and the groovy
> community was really open minded and ready for any required change in
> their way of doing things. Mature ? You bet !
> 
> My 2cts
> 
> 
> 
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