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From Daniel Kulp <>
Subject [VOTE] Apache CXF Graduation as TLP
Date Tue, 18 Mar 2008 15:08:17 GMT

After 20 months in the incubator, 6 releases complete and 2 more on the 
way shortly, several new committers, and too much email traffic :-), the 
Apache CXF community (with support from our mentors) feels that we are 
ready to graduate to an official top level project at Apache as 
indicated by the community vote recorded at:

We would like the resolution attached to this email to be presented to 
the board for consideration at the next possible board meeting. 

For additional information, the CXF status file is here:

Thank you in advance for your time and consideration. 

[ ] +1
[ ] +0 
[ ] -1  

-- Dan (on behalf of the entire Apache CXF team and with permission from 
the CXF mentors to call this vote.)


 Establish the Apache CXF 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, to be known as
     "Apache CXF Project", related to a framework for creating,
     deploying, and consuming services based on SOA design 
     principles for distribution at no charge to the public.

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management
     Committee (PMC) is hereby established pursuant to Bylaws
     of the Foundation; and be it further

     RESOLVED, that the Apache CXF PMC be and hereby is
     charged with the creation and maintenance of "Apache CXF";
     and be it further

     RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache CXF" 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 CXF PMC, and to have primary responsibility for
     management of the projects within the scope of responsibility
     of the Apache CXF PMC; 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 CXF PMC:

      * Ulhas Bhole <>
      * Sean O'Callaghan <>
      * Dan Diephouse <>
      * Freeman Yue Fang <>
      * Jarek Gawor <>
      * Jeff Genender <>
      * Eoghan Glynn <>
      * Jim Jagielski <>
      * Willem Ning Jiang <>
      * Eric Johnson <>
      * Peter Jones <>
      * Daniel Kulp <>
      * Bozhong Lin <>
      * Jervis Liu <>
      * Jim Ma <>
      * James Maode Mao <>
      * Benson Margulies <>
      * Glen Mazza <>
      * Guillaume Nodet <>
      * Ajay Paibir <>

     be appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache CXF, 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 CXF Project be and hereby
     is tasked with the migration and rationalization of the Apache
     Incubator CXF podling; and be it further

     RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache
     Incubator CXF podling encumbered upon the Apache Incubator
     PMC are hereafter discharged.


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