This is the ASF Board resolution that created the Apache Geronimo project on 26 May 2004:
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 a certified implementation of the J2EE specification and related software and materials 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 Geronimo PMC", be and hereby is established pursuant to the Bylaws of the Foundation; and be it further RESOLVED, that the Apache Geronimo PMC be and hereby is responsible for the creation and maintenance of an open-source implementation of the J2EE specification as well as related software and other materials determined appropriate by the Apache Geronimo PMC licensed to the Foundation; and be it further RESOLVED, that the Apache Geronimo PMC is responsible for outreach and cooperation with other open-source projects whose purpose is deemed compatible with the work of the Apache Geronimo PMC; and be it further RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache Geronimo" 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 Geronimo PMC, and to have primary responsibility for management of the projects within the scope and responsibility of the Apache Geronimo PMC; 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 Geronimo PMC and also constitute the list of initial committers : Jan Bartel David Blevins Jeremy Boynes Alan Cabrera Hiram Chirino Gianny Damour Ceki GÃƒÂ¼lcÃƒÂ¼ Jules Gosnell Jim Jagielski David Jencks Jacek Laskowski Geir Magnusson Jr. Richard Monson-Haefel Aaron Mulder Bruce Snyder Davanum Srinivas James Strachan Dain Sundstrom Greg Wilkins NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Geir Magnusson be and hereby is appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache Geronimo, 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 Geronimo 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 Geronimo Project.
By Unaninmous vote, the Apache Geronimo PMC was approved.
participants, contributors, committers, pmc
approve releases vote on new committers oversee the project, subject to the chair
Am trying to come up with bullet items (which can be expanded later) on what the board expects from a PMC and its members. Does anyone know if there is a document that already has this kind of list? Can folks please help refine/expand this list.
(May be each line item should start with "Thou Shalt"
#1: Timely and accurate reports based on the rotation schedule in the foundation svn module #2: Create and maintain a charter that governs the PMC/project(s) #3: Take decisions affecting progress and health of the projects(s), ensure smooth fun