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From Christopher <ctubb...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Official release dates / DOAP out-of-date
Date Wed, 07 Sep 2016 15:06:09 GMT
Okay, SVN dist date is easy enough to check, based on SVN commit
timestamps. I'll converge on those. I'm not so concerned about precision as
I am about consistency, especially to inform the filling in of the gaps.

On Wed, Sep 7, 2016 at 10:49 AM Sean Busbey <busbey@cloudera.com> wrote:

> I agree with Billie that the technically-correct-ASF-policy-date is
> the SVN dist date. Similar to Josh I don't think this is a place where
> we need a lot of precision and anything within a week or two is good
> enough.
>
> On Tue, Sep 6, 2016 at 6:36 PM, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org> wrote:
> > I noticed that there were a few missing releases in our DOAP file, and I
> > also noticed lots of discrepancies between what's in JIRA as the release
> > date, when the tag was created, when the announcement was made (and on
> > which list), what the date was in reporter.apache.org, and what the date
> > was in DOAP.
> >
> > There are 3 places we record the "official" release date:
> >  * doap_Accumulo.rdf
> >  * JIRA
> >  * reporter.apache.org
> >
> > Reporter actually has a sync-to-JIRA feature (but it's off-by-one... I'm
> > investigating that), and I'd like to just use that feature rather than
> try
> > to manually keep things sync'd up there also, so that leaves just 2
> places
> > to update.
> >
> > There are several sources we can use for the "official" release date:
> >  * SCM tag date
> >  * Date uploaded to SVN dist
> >  * Announce email date
> >  * Vote date
> >
> > I don't like using the vote date, because that doesn't say when the
> release
> > occurred, just when we agreed on what will comprise the release. SVN dist
> > might technically be the best date to use, but it's a pain to track that
> > down, and it typically precedes the announcement by at least 24 hours. I
> > think I like announce date the best, but we actually forgot to announce
> on
> > at least one occasion, and we sometimes announce on different lists (dev@
> > user@ announce@).
> >
> > Even if they are wrong, I'd like to sync up these different locations, so
> > they don't show different dates for a release... and I'd like to decide
> on
> > a standard from now on, so we know what a date means, and it doesn't vary
> > so much.
>
>
>
> --
> busbey
>

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