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From Michal Mocny <>
Subject Re: Release Managers
Date Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:44:25 GMT
+1, like the idea of putting your name into a hat.

How about "coaching" the first time someone does a release?  Do we prefer
to let the docs stand for themselves?


On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 11:13 AM, Andrew Grieve <>wrote:

> I'd previously brought up the idea of "Release Masters", and now after the
> recent highlight of our release process by other Apache project members,
> I've learned that they are common, and are actually called "Release
> Managers".
> Their role, in a nutshell, is to take ownership of a release (either
> through delegation, or by doing it themselves).
> It's generally not a glorious job, so it would be great if we could do a
> bit of a rotation on it:
> - a rotation for tools,
> - a rotation for plugins,
> - a rotation for platforms release.
> For tools & plugins, the responsibility is a bit better defined I think -
> they are responsible for going through the steps in the release process.
> For platform releases, the release manager wouldn't necessarily be
> responsible for individual platforms, but rather for things like docs,
> website, dist/, and for poking people.
> As for a rotation, one thought is to write down the names of those willing
> in the actual release steps .md files, and then they can plan out how to
> schedule themselves from there.
> How does this sound?

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