Earlier this week I began a discussion on Pig becoming a TLP (http://bit.ly/byD7L8
). All of the received feedback was positive. So, let's have a
I propose we move Pig to a top level Apache project.
I propose that the initial PMC of this project be the list of all
currently active Pig committers (http://hadoop.apache.org/pig/whoweare.html
) as of 18 August 2010.
I nominate Olga Natkovich as the chair of the PMC. (PMC chairs have
no more power than other PMC members, but they are responsible for
writing regular reports for the Apache board, assigning rights to new
I propose that as part of the resolution that will be forwarded to the
Apache board we include that one of the first tasks of the new Pig PMC
will be to adopt bylaws for the governance of the project.
If this vote passes, the next step is that the proposal will be
forwarded to the Hadoop PMC for discussion and vote.
If the Hadoop PMC vote passes, a formal resolution is then drafted
(see http://bit.ly/bvOTRq for an example resolution) and sent to the
The Apache board will then vote on whether to make Pig a TLP.