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From Ate Douma <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Allow unstable 0.x OR -Milestone releases
Date Thu, 10 Oct 2013 14:46:37 GMT
On 10/10/2013 04:31 PM, James Carman wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 10:19 AM, Ate Douma <> wrote:
>> I'm a bit unfamiliar yet with the 'rules' within Commons concerning such
>> changes. I'm willing to create an issue for this and draft up a
>> documentation patch for it, but maybe this needs formal voting by the PMC
>> first?
> I'd suggest a vote.  This way we have documentation that a decision
> was made to move in this direction and we don't have to re-hash the
> discussion every time someone wants to do an alpha release or break BC
> between alpha releases.  We should probably vote before establishing
> such "policy" changes.  This doesn't mean components *have* to do
> alphas if they don't want, but we're merely establishing that it's an
> acceptable practice within Commons to do so and more importantly to
> establish the expectations when the situation arises.

If OK, I'm willing to draft up a proposal for such a VOTE, with text ready to be 
incorporated in the Versioning documentation once accepted.


> Hopefully once we get our release process streamlined we can do these
> releases much more frequently and get our cool code in our users'
> hands quickly!
> Great discussions, folks.  I'm glad to see us thinking like this.
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