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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: beta candidate available for testing
Date Mon, 14 Aug 2006 17:42:19 GMT
Rick Hillegas wrote:
> Hi Kathey,
> Thanks for bringing up this issue. I appreciate all of your help as I
> plod through this. Right now we just have a distribution with "beta" in
> its release id. I think that this distribution exceeds the low bar set
> by that web page: "This [beta designation] indicates that it is expected
> to compile and perform basic tasks. However, there may be problems with
> this release that prohibit its widespread adoption." However, to
> technically qualify as an Apache beta, we need to schedule a vote. I
> will do that.

Is the "beta" the same as the "release candidate" mentioned in your
initial planning posts?

Or do you see a strong beta moving to release candidate?


> Regards,
> -Rick
> Kathey Marsden wrote:
>> Rick Hillegas wrote:
>>> Please test-drive the beta candidate, available at
>>> http://people.apache.org/~rhillegas/ 
>> I have a probably very foolish question.  By beta "candidate" does
>> that mean that this is something we vote on to reach beta status ala
>> the the HTTP Server project: 
>> http://httpd.apache.org/dev/release.html,  or does it actually have
>> beta status already?  It would be neat to have the official beta
>> available for download from the website to increase exposure.
>> Kathey.

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