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From Apache Wiki <wikidi...@apache.org>
Subject [Couchdb Wiki] Update of "Release_Procedure" by NoahSlater
Date Thu, 10 Jan 2013 22:16:00 GMT
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The "Release_Procedure" page has been changed by NoahSlater:
http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Release_Procedure?action=diff&rev1=123&rev2=124

  
  A vote can only pass if there are at least three +1 votes. These votes can come from anyone,
including non-committers, and in fact, everyone is encouraged to partake in and vote on each
release. However, it is preferable that at least three +1 votes come from the committers,
or better yet, the PMC. Once three +1 votes have been counted, the vote can pass. However,
if anyone votes -1 or expresses any serious concern, that should be addressed. Usually, this
will be cause to abort the vote. A vote can only be closed after three working days. This
allows most people a chance to test and vote on the release.
  
+ = Preparing the Binary packages =
+ 
+ At this point in the process, you should reach out to the following people:
+ 
+  * Dave Cottlehuber <dch@apache.org> (Windows)
+  * Hans J Schroeder <hs@cloudno.de> (Mac OS X)
+ 
+ Ideally, both people would have been involved in the vote thread.
+ 
+ Either way, ask them both to prepare binary packages for the release artefacts.
+ 
+ If these are done in time, they can be mentioned in the release announcement.
+ 
  = Preparing the Release Notes =
  
  Go through the `NEWS` file and expand each bullet point as appropriate.

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