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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: publishing 10.2.1.0 to the Apache mirrors
Date Tue, 15 Aug 2006 17:12:55 GMT
Thanks, Jean. I agree.

-Rick

Jean T. Anderson wrote:

>Rick Hillegas wrote:
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>>Thanks, Jean. I will stop putting effort into this one.
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>Even with the jdbc 4.0 license issue resolved, you mentioned other
>"serious defects", which makes me think that holding off on this one
>would be wise. You noted that "the next distribution can be a serious
>release candidate" -- maybe *that* would be the one to put on the mirrors.
>
>Voting to put a beta on the mirrors doesn't seem like the best use of
>the community's time to me unless it is a serious candidate. But that's
>just my opinion....
>
>-jean
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>>Regards,
>>-Rick
>>
>>Jean T. Anderson wrote:
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>>>Jean T. Anderson wrote:
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>>>>Rick Hillegas wrote:
>>>>...
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>>>>>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.
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>>>>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".
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>>>Rick, earlier in another thread [1] you wrote:
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>>>>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
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>>>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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