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From "Mattmann, Chris A (388J)" <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduate cTAKES from Incubator
Date Wed, 06 Mar 2013 04:59:35 GMT
+1 binding.

Great job great community great project.


On 3/5/13 12:54 PM, "Chen, Pei" <> wrote:

>This is to open a VOTE to graduate Apache cTAKES podling from the Apache
>Apache cTAKES entered the Incubator in June of 2012.
>We have made significant progress with the project since moving over to
>We currently have over 18 committers listed on our status page at [1]
>including over 10 which accepted after the podling was formed.  A VOTE
>was also held on the ctakes-dev group with 12 +1 results for graduation
>During incubation, cTAKES has :
>* Produced 1 Release
>* Added over 10 new Committer/PPMC members and shows constant community
>* Cleared IP on code
>* Developed Roadmap(s) for the next major and minor releases in a
>community process and started working on that [2]
>* Established Apache cTAKES is a suitable name [3]
>* The community of Apache cTAKES is active, healthy, and growing and has
>demonstrated the ability to self-govern using accepted Apache practices.
>Please cast your votes:
>[ ] +1 Graduate Apache cTAKES podling from Apache Incubator
>[ ] +0 Indifferent to the graduation status of Apache cTAKES podling
>[ ] -1 Reject graduation of Apache cTAKES podling from Apache Incubator
>because ...
>We'll run the vote for at least 72 hours.
>X. Establish the Apache cTAKES 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, for distribution at no charge to
>the public, related to the processing of natural language text from the
>electronic medical record.
>NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management Committee
>(PMC), to be known as the "Apache cTAKES Project", be and hereby is
>established pursuant to Bylaws of the Foundation; and be it further
>RESOLVED, that the Apache cTAKES Project be and hereby is responsible
>for the creation and maintenance of software related to the processing of
>natural language text from the electronic medical record; and be it
>RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache cTAKES" 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 cTAKES
>Project, and to have primary responsibility for management of the projects
>within the scope of responsibility of the Apache cTAKES Project; and be it
>RESOLVED, that the persons listed immediately below be and hereby are
>appointed to serve as the initial members of the Apache cTAKES Project:
>Andy McMurry <>
>Britt Fitch <>
>Chen Lin <>
>Chris Mattmann <>
>Ding Cheng Li <>
>Dmitriy Dligach <>
>Grant Ingersoll <>
>Guergana K. Savova <>
>Hongfang Liu <>
>James J Masanz <>
>Jörn Kottmann <>
>Kim Ebert Matt Coarr <>
>Karthik Sarma <>
>Pei J Chen <>
>Scott Russell Halgrim <>
>Sean Finan <>
>Sean Patrick Murphy <>
>Siddhartha Jonnalagadda <>
>Stephen Wu <>
>Steven Bethard <>
>Sunghwan Sohn <>
>Tim Miller <>
>Troy C. Bleeker <>
>Vinod C Kaggal <>
>NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Pei J Chen be appointed
>to the office of Vice President, Apache cTAKES, 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 cTAKES PMC be and hereby is tasked
>with the creation of a set of bylaws intended to encourage open
>development and increased participation in the Apache cTAKES Project;
>and be it further
>RESOLVED, that the Apache cTAKES Project be and hereby is tasked with
>the migration and rationalization of the Apache Incubator cTAKES podling;
>and be it further
>RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache Incubator
>cTAKES podling encumbered upon the Apache Incubator Project are
>hereafter discharged.
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