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From Andrew Grieve <>
Subject Re: minor bump to cordova-lib
Date Tue, 10 Jun 2014 01:25:37 GMT
Marvin's email came across to me as respectful.
Brian and Joe - your responses came across as disrespectful to me. Slow
claps and sarcasm should probably be avoided in email.

This issue has been covered at length, and the a very clear conclusion was
made that unless policies change, anything published to npm that is
intended for users outside of the project must first land on dist/.

On Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 6:38 PM, Brian LeRoux <> wrote:

> Blind copy paste of URLs and blanket repeat emails are not helping either.
> We can and do VOTE on artifacts.
> (And, FTR, I'm perfectly fine with the ceremony but I'd prefer we cast
> votes as tags like we used to. A topic for the board and members to debate
> to be sure.)
> Your earlier emails demonstrate well how little you understand of the
> project. I'd recommend *actually* building Cordova *then* providing advice
> about how to improve it and our release process. Seriously: it would help.
> On Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 2:18 PM, Brian LeRoux <> wrote:
> > /me slow clap
> Brian, I realize that you are deeply opposed to voting on releases, and I
> understand and respect your arguments.  Were Cordova an independent
> project, I
> would not come to the community proposing that release voting be adopted.
> However, Cordova is at Apache and the policies are what they are.  You're
> welcome to make the case that the org should change, but to be honest I
> doubt
> such a change is achievable in the near term.  The policy has deep roots --
> a
> good chunk of the Foundation's legal structure is built in its service.
>  And
> so I would argue that avoiding quixotic conflicts with the Board is in the
> best interest of most Cordova stakeholders.
> In the meantime, the question is how to make the best of things within
> existing constraints.  For the record, there's nothing stopping Cordova
> from releasing on a fixed cadence.
> Marvin Humphrey

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