Apache Software Foundation splitting XML and Web Services

by Kevin Bedell

Resolution [XXXX] to create the Web Services PMC


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 Web Services, for distribution
at no charge to the public.


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a Project Management
Committee (PMC), to be known as the "Web Services PMC", be and hereby
is established pursuant to Bylaws of the Foundation; and be it
further


RESOLVED, that the Web Services PMC be and hereby is responsible for
the creation and maintenance of software related to component
and service management, based on software licensed to the
Foundation; and be it further


RESOLVED, that the office of "Vice President, Web Services" be and
hereby is created, the person(s) holding such office to serve at
the direction of the Board of Directors as the chair of the
Web Services PMC, and to have primary responsibility for management
of the projects within the scope of responsibility of the
Web Services 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

Web Services PMC:


  • David Chappell
  • Glen Daniels
  • Anthony Elder
  • Jeremy Hughes
  • Tom Jordahl
  • Erwin van der Koogh
  • Ted Leung
  • Steve Loughran
  • Christian Geuer-Pollmann
  • Axl Mattheus
  • Nirmal Mukhi
  • Scott Nichol
  • Piotr Przybylski
  • Sam Ruby
  • Alek Slominski
  • James Snell
  • Davanum Srinivas
  • Sanjiva Weerawarana


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Davanum Srinivas
and Glen Daniels be and hereby are appointed to the office of
Vice President, Web Services, 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 Web Services PMC be and hereby is tasked
with the creation of a set of bylaws intended to encourage open
development and increased participation in the Web Services Project;
and be it further


RESOLVED, that the initial Web Services PMC be and hereby is tasked
with the migration and rationalization of the XML PMC
Axis subproject; and be it further


RESOLVED, that the initial Web Services PMC be and hereby is tasked
with the migration and rationalization of the XML PMC
SOAP subproject; and be it further


RESOLVED, that the initial Web Services PMC be and hereby is tasked
with the migration and rationalization of the XML PMC
Security subproject; and be it further


RESOLVED, that all responsibility pertaining to the XML
Axis sub-project and encumbered upon the Web Services PMC are
hereafter discharged.


By Unanimous Vote, Resolution XXXX was approved. The Web Services PMC is
hereby created.


(Note from Kevin: For more information on the many existing XML and Web Services projects at the Apache Software Foundation, see the Apache XML project