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From Huxing Zhang <>
Subject [VOTE] Recommend 'Apache Dubbo graduation to Top Level Project' resolution to board
Date Wed, 01 May 2019 01:44:07 GMT
Hi All,

After discussion in the Apache Dubbo community on the dev mailing
list[1], choosing PMC chair[2], forming the PMC members[3], completing
the maturity model[4], discussing the resolution proposal[5], and
voting for the graduation[6], the Dubbo community has presented the
draft resolution for discussion[7] to the incubator community. In the
discussion, the Dubbo community has cleared the branding issues for
3rd party Github group[8].

Apache Dubbo entered incubator in February 2018. During incubation,
there has been:
- 11 releases with 7 different release managers.
- 6 new PPMC members. (17 in total, excluding mentors). The PPMC
members varies from Alibaba, Jingdong, Youzan, Weidian, Netease,
Meituan-Dianping, Qunar. [9]
- 15 new committers. The committers varies from Alibaba, Weidian,
Jingdong, Qunar, Youzan, Netease, Meituan-Dianping, Rongguan,
Handuyishe, Didi, NetsUnion, Caocaokeji, Huawei, GomeFinance,
Asiainfo-sec, iFlytek, Keep and etc. [9]
- 192 contributors grown from 70+ for the incubator-dubbo repository.
- 1401 issues and 1168 pull requests closed.
- 140+ companies using Dubbo in production.
- 393 subscriber for the dev@ mailing list
- 5209 emails sent by 261 people, divided into 2160 topics

Now the Dubbo community are bringing the attached draft resolution up
for a formal IPMC VOTE.

Please take a minute to vote on whether or not Apache Dubbo should
graduate to a Top Level Project by responding with one of the following:

[ ] +1 Apache Dubbo should graduate.
[ ] +0 No opinion
[ ] -1 Apache Dubbo should not graduate (please provide the reason)

The VOTE is open for a minimum of 72 hours.

Establish the Apache Dubbo 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 a high-performance, lightweight, java based RPC framework.

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

RESOLVED, that the Apache Dubbo Project be and hereby is responsible for
the creation and maintenance of software related to a high-performance,
lightweight, java based RPC framework; and be it further

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

 * Huxing Zhang   <>
 * Ian Luo        <>
 * Jun Liu        <>
 * Justin Mclean  <>
 * Kimm King      <>
 * Liang Zhang    <>
 * Liujie Qin     <>
 * Mercy Ma       <>
 * Minxuan Zhuang <>
 * Shang Zonghai  <>
 * Von Gosling    <>
 * Xin Wang       <>
 * Yong Zhu       <>
 * Yuhang Xiu     <>
 * YunKun Huang   <>

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Ian Luo be appointed to the
office of Vice President, Apache Dubbo, 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 Dubbo Project be and hereby is tasked with the
migration and rationalization of the Apache Incubator Dubbo podling; and
be it further

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


on behalf of Apache Dubbo PPMC

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