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From Christopher <ctubb...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] DRAFT End of Life for Accumulo 1.4
Date Thu, 15 May 2014 05:28:59 GMT
Looks good to me.

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Christopher L Tubbs II
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On Wed, May 7, 2014 at 2:50 PM, Sean Busbey <busbey+lists@cloudera.com> wrote:
> Presented for feedback / discussion: draft ANNOUNCE message for the
> user@accumulo list.
>
> I think the Apache release rules prevent me including language like "here's
> where you can get the unreleased work to date" or "you should download
> patches from jira and apply them"
>
> ----------
>
> Accumulo users,
>
> Recently the Accumulo community has voted to end support for the 1.4 line
> of development[1].
>
> For users, the practical implications are:
>
> 1) The Accumulo PMC does not plan to make further releases on the 1.4 line
> and strongly encourages users to upgrade to a supported release[2].
>
> 2) Download links for the 1.4 releases are now expected to only be
> available from the archive[3].
>
> 3) Open tickets will no longer accept target fixes for the 1.4.x series.
>
> 4) Documentation specific to the 1.4 line has been moved to an "old
> documentation" page[4].
>
> Users should still file tickets against existing 1.4 releases for issues
> that arise but are strongly encouraged to verify if the problem also
> applies to a supported release.
>
> Work on the 1.4 line since the 1.4.5 release has been preserved but the PMC
> does not intend to release it. Those interested in contributions that apply
> to problems in the 1.4 line post end-of-life should become involved in the
> developer mailing list for further details[5].
>
> -Sean
>
> [1]: http://s.apache.org/accumulo_1.4_end_of_development_vote_result
> [2]: http://accumulo.apache.org/downloads/
> [3]: https://archive.apache.org/dist/accumulo/
> [4]: http://accumulo.apache.org/old_documentation.html
> [5]: http://accumulo.apache.org/mailing_list.html

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