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Re: [VOTE] Avro as TLP?

Doug Cutting wrote:
> Please vote as to whether you think Avro should become a top-level
> Apache project, as discussed previously on this list.
> I've included below a draft board resolution.  It lists all current
> committers as the initial members of the project management committee
> (PMC) and Matt Massie as the initial chair.  Should any more Avro
> committers be added before this is submitted to the board, I intend to
> add their names to the list of initial Avro PMC members.
> Do folks support sending this request on to the Hadoop PMC?
> Thanks,
> Doug
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>     X. Establish the Apache Avro 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 data serialization
>        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 Avro Project",
>        be and hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the
>        Foundation; and be it further
>        RESOLVED, that the Apache Avro Project be and hereby is
>        responsible for the creation and maintenance of software
>        related to data serialization; and be it further
>        RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache Avro" 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 Avro Project, and to have primary responsibility
>        for management of the projects within the scope of
>        responsibility of the Apache Avro 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 Avro Project:
>          * Doug Cutting         <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>          * Jeff Hammerbacher    <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>          * Jeff Hodges          <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>          * Matt Massie          <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>          * Philip Zeyliger      <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>          * Scott Banachowski    <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>          * Scott Carey          <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>          * Sharad Agarwal       <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>          * Thiruvalluvan M. G.  <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>        be appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache Avro, 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 Avro 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 Avro Project; and be it further
>        RESOLVED, that the Apache Avro Project be and hereby
>        is tasked with the migration and rationalization of the Apache
>        Hadoop Avro sub-project; and be it further
>        RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache
>        Hadoop Avro sub-project encumbered upon the
>        Apache Hadoop Project are hereafter discharged.