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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Releases procedure
Date Thu, 21 Feb 2013 17:32:48 GMT

On Feb 21, 2013, at 18:29 , Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:

> Your response rests on a fallacy, in any case.
> 
> Maintaining a list of release versions is going to be a PITA no matter what
> we do. Especially when we have four or five divergent timelines. Moving
> these to the docs only consolidates the maintenance into one file. This
> will still require care and attention, and I believe it is appropriate of
> me to remind people of that. The current state of affairs is a complete
> mess.

All I know is we spend hours and days on this each release and I don’t
think this needs to be the case.

Best
Jan
-- 



> 
> 
> On 21 February 2013 17:19, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> On Feb 21, 2013, at 18:16 , Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> If you're doing a release, please ensure proper NEWS and CHANGES hygiene
>>> The recent releases went out with a entries in these files for versions
>> we
>>> have not yet released. And some are missing entries for previous versions
>>> we have released. I have added a few additional instructions to the wiki,
>>> so hopefully these will be caught next time.
>> 
>> Alternatively, let’s finally kill this superfluous, error-prone,
>> time-wasting
>> distraction from actual work and ensure the important information contained
>> in it are covered in the docs.
>> 
>> Cheers
>> Jan
>> --
>> 
>> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> NS


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