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Re: [DISCUSS] Kafka graduation resolution
Thanks for writing this up Jakob.

There are a number of current comitters who are more worthwhile PMC
choices then myself.  To get the TLP off on the right foot perhaps now
is the time to straighten out how we want comitter vs PMC member to work
there.

On 09/22/2012 05:55 PM, Jakob Homan wrote:
> As discussed here and on the incubator list last week, it's time for the
> Kafka community to look towards graduation from Incubator.  This requires a
> resolution, which I've drafted below (ie, filled in the blanks for the
> boilerplate text).  If this looks reasonable, we can move on to a vote for
> the resolution, which will then be (or can simultaneously) voted on by the
> Incubator.  Any comments? Of note, I've left the PMC as it currently is,
> except for dropping Phillip Rhoades, who has never participated in the
> project during incubation.  I've not included any of the mentors as I'm not
> sure if they're planning to continue to contribute to this project
> post-incubator, but if they are, I'm sure they'd be welcome to join the new
> PMC.  Thoughts?
>
> -Jakob
>
> -----
> ## Resolution to create a TLP from graduating Incubator podling
>
>  X. Establish the Apache Kafka 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 related to a distributed publish/
>     subscribe stream processing framework for distribution
>     at no charge to the public.
>
>     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management
>     Committee (PMC), to be known as the "Apache Kafka Project",
>     be and hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the
>     Foundation; and be it further
>
>     RESOLVED, that the Apache Kafka Project be and hereby is
>     responsible for the creation and maintenance of software
>     related to a distributed publish/subscribe stream processing
>     framework; and be it further
>
>     RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache Kafka" 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 Kafka Project, and to have primary responsibility
>     for management of the projects within the scope of
>     responsibility of the Apache Kafka 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 Kafka Project:
>
>     * Jun Rao <junrao@...>
>     * Jay Kreps <jkreps@...>
>     * Neha Narkhede <nehanarkhede@...>
>     * Jakob Homan <jghoman@...>
>     * Chris Burroughs<cburroughs@...>
>
>     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Jun Rao
>     be appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache Kafka, 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 Kafka 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 Kafka Project; and be it further
>
>     RESOLVED, that the Apache Kafka Project be and hereby
>     is tasked with the migration and rationalization of the Apache
>     Incubator Kafka podling; and be it further
>
>     RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache
>     Incubator Kafka podling encumbered upon the Apache Incubator
>      Project are hereafter discharged.
>