Hi, Following the discussion, below is the text of the proposed Board Resolution to vote upon.
 +1. Request the Board make Nutch a TLP  +0. I don't feel strongly about it, but I'm okay with this.  -1. No, don't request the Board make Nutch a TLP, and here are my reasons... This is a majority count vote (i.e. no vetoes). The vote is open for 72 hours. Here's my +1. =================================================== X. Establish the Apache Nutch 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 large-scale web search platform 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 Nutch Project", be and hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the Foundation; and be it further RESOLVED, that the Apache Nutch Project be and hereby is responsible for the creation and maintenance of software related to a large-scale web crawling platform; and be it further RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache Nutch" 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 Nutch Project, and to have primary responsibility for management of the projects within the scope of responsibility of the Apache Nutch 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 Nutch Project: • Andrzej Bialecki <a...@...> • Otis Gospodnetic <o...@...> • Dogacan Guney <doga...@...> • Dennis Kubes <ku...@...> • Chris Mattmann <mattm...@...> • Julien Nioche <jnio...@...> • Sami Siren <si...@...> RESOLVED, that the Apache Nutch Project be and hereby is tasked with the migration and rationalization of the Apache Lucene Nutch sub-project; and be it further RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache Lucene Nutch sub-project encumbered upon the Apache Lucene Project are hereafter discharged. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Andrzej Bialecki be appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache Nutch, 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. =================================================== -- Best regards, Andrzej Bialecki <>< ___. ___ ___ ___ _ _ __________________________________ [__ || __|__/|__||\/| Information Retrieval, Semantic Web ___|||__|| \| || | Embedded Unix, System Integration http://www.sigram.com Contact: info at sigram dot com