This passes, with 5 +1 votes and no -1 votes from the ZooKeeper community.

I'll now forward this on to the Hadoop PMC for consideration.



On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 3:27 PM, Benjamin Reed <> wrote:
> +1
> On 10/22/2010 02:42 PM, Patrick Hunt wrote:
>> Please vote as to whether you think ZooKeeper should become a
>> top-level Apache project, as discussed previously on this list. I've
>> included below a draft board resolution.
>> Do folks support sending this request on to the Hadoop PMC?
>> Patrick
>> ------------
>>     X. Establish the Apache ZooKeeper 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 distributed system coordination
>>        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 ZooKeeper Project",
>>        be and hereby is established pursuant to Bylaws of the
>>        Foundation; and be it further
>>        RESOLVED, that the Apache ZooKeeper Project be and hereby is
>>        responsible for the creation and maintenance of software
>>        related to distributed system coordination; and be it further
>>        RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Apache ZooKeeper" 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 ZooKeeper Project, and to have primary responsibility
>>        for management of the projects within the scope of
>>        responsibility of the Apache ZooKeeper 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 ZooKeeper Project:
>>          * Patrick Hunt<>
>>          * Flavio Junqueira<>
>>          * Mahadev Konar<>
>>          * Benjamin Reed<>
>>          * Henry Robinson<>
>>        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Patrick Hunt
>>        be appointed to the office of Vice President, Apache ZooKeeper, 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 ZooKeeper 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 ZooKeeper Project; and be it further
>>        RESOLVED, that the Apache ZooKeeper Project be and hereby
>>        is tasked with the migration and rationalization of the Apache
>>        Hadoop ZooKeeper sub-project; and be it further
>>        RESOLVED, that all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache
>>        Hadoop ZooKeeper sub-project encumbered upon the
>>        Apache Hadoop Project are hereafter discharged.

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