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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: publishing 10.2.1.0 to the Apache mirrors
Date Mon, 14 Aug 2006 23:28:30 GMT
Jean T. Anderson wrote:
> Rick Hillegas wrote:
> ...
> 
>>I don't know. It was suggested last week that we publish the beta to the
>>mirrors to broaden its exposure. The intention wasn't to claim that it
>>was GA-ready. I'm trying to figure out what is entailed in publishing a
>>beta to the Apache mirrors. Has this been done before? Maybe I should
>>copy the distribution to svn.apache.org rather than www.apache.org? I'm
>>muddled by the description at http://www.apache.org/dev/mirrors.html.
> 
> anything that is put on the asf mirrors must be voted on, approved by
> the pmc, signed etc. The asf doesn't require that a distribution be "GA
> ready".


Rick, earlier in another thread [1] you wrote:

> I don't think that this beta can become a release. It has some serious 
> defects, including the licensing issues. However, those defects do not 
> prevent users from testing the completed features. I'm hoping we will 
> get significant feedback during this beta period so that the next 
> distribution can be a serious release candidate

No, this should not go up on the mirrors.

 -jean


[1]
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/db-derby-dev/200608.mbox/%3c44E0C99A.1070109@sun.com%3e


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