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From Ryan Leary <r...@bbn.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] end of life plan for 1.4 branch
Date Tue, 06 May 2014 16:31:13 GMT
+1

Thanks for encouraging votes from non-committers. I think having three major versions simultaneously
encourages fragmentation that this project does not need. 

-Ryan

On May 6, 2014, at 11:47 AM, Sean Busbey <busbey@cloudera.com> wrote:

> This is friendly reminder to everyone that this vote closes today at 20:40
> UTC (about 5 hours from now).
> 
> Please vote, especially if you are not a committer / PMC member. Ending
> support for a major branch is something I'd really like as much community
> input on as possible.
> 
> For reference, the vote right now is: +3, -2
> 
> +1: David M., Josh E., Bill H.
> -1: Christopher T., Keith T.
> 
> I have seen statements about support or disagreement with different
> actions, but these are the only clearly stated votes.
> 
> 
> On Sat, May 3, 2014 at 3:41 PM, Sean Busbey <busbey@cloudera.com> wrote:
> 
>> Accumulo Folks,
>> 
>> I would like to declare end of life for the 1.4 branch of development.
>> It's been active for a little over two years and the release of 1.6.0 means
>> we now have three active releases.
>> 
>> Declaring end of life would mean
>> 
>> * Posting an ANNOUNCE message to the user list
>> * No longer accepting issue fix version targets for future 1.4 releases
>> * Removing fix version targets of 1.4.x for existing open issues
>> * The end of having a long lived 1.4 related branch in git
>> * Removing direct references to 1.4.x releases on our download page
>> * No longer linking to the 1.4 related documentation from the main
>> navigation area
>> 
>> Our issue tracker shows that candidate version 1.4.6 currently has:
>> 
>> * 9 closed issues, none of which are blockers or critical.
>> * 1 issue in patch available status, marked critical
>> * 18 open issues with a target fix version of 1.4.6, four of which are
>> marked critical.
>> 
>> Because there is existing work, but not yet enough to warrant a release, I
>> propose
>> that on successful passing of this vote we create a "1.4.6-eol" tag with
>> the then
>> current state of the development branch.
>> 
>> Please vote
>> 
>> [ ] +1 I am in favor of announcing End of Life according to the above plan
>> [ ] +-0 I am indifferent
>> [ ] -1 I am opposed to the above End of Life plan because...
>> 
>> I'm treating this like a release vote. Thus, it will be handled with
>> Majority Approval:
>> to pass it will need 3 committers to +1 and more committers voting +1 than
>> -1.
>> 
>> Vote will remain open for 72 hours, until Tuesday, May 6 2014, 20:40 UTC
>> 
>> --
>> Sean
>> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Sean


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