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From sebb <>
Subject Re: [ALL] What is the correct process for promoting components from sandbox to proper (was: Re: svn commit: r1494980 - in /commons: proper/commons-gpg-plugin/ sandbox/commons-gpg-plugin/)
Date Fri, 21 Jun 2013 14:02:55 GMT
On 21 June 2013 14:57, Emmanuel Bourg <> wrote:
> Le 21/06/2013 15:45, sebb a écrit :
>> we want to be able to drop sandboxes easily.
> How would that make "dropping" an experimental component more difficult?

It would have to be removed from the website navigation.

Also, I don't think we should have code under proper that is not
likely to be supported going forward.

Users have the expectation that code under proper is mature and supported.

>> also sandboxes can be used by non-Commons committers
> Commit access could be open to all Apache committers on proper as well.
> I trust the Apache committers for not vandalizing the repository (and
> that's easily reversible anyway). Some PMCs have voted to grant an
> Apache wide access to their repository, we could do the same. That might
> stimulate the collaboration.
> Emmanuel Bourg
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