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From Adina Crainiceanu <>
Subject [VOTE] Recommend Apache Rya graduation to Top Level Project resolution to the Board
Date Sat, 07 Sep 2019 01:29:17 GMT
The Apache Rya (incubating) community is bringing the attached resolution
to graduate to a Top Level Project up for a formal IPMC VOTE.

-We completed all the tasks documented in the status file [1]
-The name Apache Rya was approved by the Brand Management Committee [2]
-We had four Apache releases with three different release managers
-Our community grew during incubation and we learned to function following
the Apache Way
-We discussed on the dev@ list about our readiness for graduation [3], we
voted [4], and the result of the vote was positive [5]
-We went through the process of assessing our project against the Apache
Maturity model [6] and we believe we are ready to graduate and continue to
grow as a Top Level Project.
-We worked on creating a graduation resolution and we selected a Chair [7].

Please take a minute to vote on whether or not the IPMC should recommend
the resolution below to the Board by responding with one of the following:

[ ] +1 Apache Rya should graduate
[ ]  0 No opinion
[ ] -1 Apache Rya should not graduate because...

The VOTE is open for a minimum of 72 hours.

Thank you,
Adina, on behalf of Apache Rya (incubating) community


Proposed graduation resolution:

Establish the Apache Rya 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 scalable storage, retrieval, and analysis of RDF data.

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

RESOLVED, that the Apache Rya Project be and hereby is responsible for
the creation and maintenance of software related to scalable storage,
retrieval, and analysis of RDF data; and be it further

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

 * Aaron Mihalik     <>
 * Adina Crainiceanu <>
 * Billie Rinaldi    <>
 * Caleb Meier       <>
 * David Lotts       <>
 * David Rapp        <>
 * Jennifer Brown    <>
 * Josh Elser        <>
 * Puja Valiyil      <>
 * Roshan Punnoose   <>
 * Steve R Wagner    <>

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

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

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