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From Grant Ingersoll <gsing...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Graduation
Date Tue, 03 Mar 2009 13:42:22 GMT
Any thoughts on this?  I really believe .NET is close (if not ready)  
to graduate.  It's been in incubation for a long time now and from  
what I can tell it meets much of the criteria below.

On Feb 9, 2009, at 11:26 AM, Grant Ingersoll wrote:

> Here are the requirements:  http://incubator.apache.org/incubation/Incubation_Policy.html#Graduating+from+the+Incubator

>  and are pasted below.
>
> It seems that you don't have to actually release, but you need to  
> have release plans.  So, what are your plans for release?  Can you  
> guys provide status on the other stuff?   I'm sure you have the  
> Alignment stuff down and I'm guessing all the Infrastructure stuff  
> is done, since I doubt you need GUMP integration.  What about the  
> legal stuff?  Presumably, y'all have CLAs on file, otherwise you  
> wouldn't have an account.  Looks like: http://incubator.apache.org/projects/lucene.net.html

>  needs to be updated to reflect that there are now three committers  
> and to reflect the other status items.
>
> Being in incubation since 2006 is too long in my book, but it seems  
> like you have a decent community here now, and, since you are going  
> to be a subproject, I think the standards are a bit different from  
> TLP anyway.
>
> Can we work to get this going?  Looks like most of it should just be  
> some bookkeeping at this point.
>
> Thanks,
> Grant
>
> <snip url="http://incubator.apache.org/incubation/Incubation_Policy.html#Graduating+from+the+Incubator

> ">
>
>    *   Legal
>    *
>          o All code ASL'ed
>          o The code base must contain only ASL or ASL-compatible  
> dependencies
>          o License grant complete
>          o CLAs on file.
>          o Check of project name for trademark issues
>
>    * Meritocracy / Community
>    *
>          o Demonstrate an active and diverse development community
>          o The project is not highly dependent on any single  
> contributor (there are at least 3 legally independent committers and  
> there is no single company or entity that is vital to the success of  
> the project)
>          o The above implies that new committers are admitted  
> according to ASF practices
>          o ASF style voting has been adopted and is standard practice
>          o Demonstrate ability to tolerate and resolve conflict  
> within the community.
>          o Release plans are developed and excuted in public by the  
> community.
>          o
>                + (requirement on minimum number of such releases?)
>                + Note: incubator projects are not permitted to issue  
> an official Release. Test snapshots (however good the quality) and  
> Release plans are OK.
>          o Engagement by the incubated community with the other ASF  
> communities, particularly infrastructure@ (this reflects my personal  
> bias that projects should pay an nfrastructure "tax").
>          o Incubator PMC has voted for graduation
>          o Destination PMC, or ASF Board for a TLP, has voted for  
> final acceptance
>
>    * Alignment / Synergy
>    *
>          o Use of other ASF subprojects
>          o Develop synergistic relationship with other ASF subprojects
>
>    * Infrastructure
>    *
>          o SVN module has been created
>          o Mailing list(s) have been created
>          o Mailing lists are being archived
>          o Issue tracker has been created
>          o Project website has been created
>          o Project ready to comply with ASF mirroring guidelines
>          o Project is integrated with GUMP if appropriate
>          o Releases are PGP signed by a member of the community
>          o Developers tied into ASF PGP web of trust
>
> </snip>
>
>
> On Feb 9, 2009, at 8:02 AM, George Aroush wrote:
>
>> Hi Grant,
>>
>> Has the requirement for graduation been relaxed?  Just from a release
>> perspective, Lucene.Net has been in incubation since April 2006,  
>> and since
>> than we had only one official release, Lucene.Net 2.0 on April  
>> 2007.  In
>> addition, the new committers, Doug and DIGY don't have any release
>> experience yet.
>>
>> Don't get me wrong, I'm all for graduation, but without a sustained  
>> release,
>> I don't think we will be approved.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> -- George
>>
>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Grant Ingersoll [mailto:gsingers@apache.org]
>>> Sent: Friday, February 06, 2009 8:53 AM
>>> To: lucene-net-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>> Subject: Graduation
>>>
>>> Hey Guys,
>>>
>>> Grant over in PMC land here.  Seems like you've got a pretty
>>> good base going and have a few committers, what say you to
>>> thinking about graduation?  Can someone take a look into it?
>>> Incubation is not a place to live for a long period of time.
>>> Besides, we want you over in Lucene land full-time!
>>>
>>> Since you are graduating to a sub-project, I believe the
>>> requirements for grad. aren't the same as TLP.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Grant
>>>
>>>
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>>
>
> --------------------------
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>
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