Apache Geronimo Bylaws
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
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
Geir Magnusson Jr.
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
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