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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: [Db-derby Wiki] Update of "DerbySnapshotOrRelease" by RichardHillegas
Date Thu, 02 Nov 2006 13:35:18 GMT
Thanks Andrew. These are all good points. I have added these 
clarifications to the release instructions and checklist.

Regards,
-Rick

Andrew McIntyre wrote:
> On 10/25/06, Apache Wiki <wikidiffs@apache.org> wrote:
>> Dear Wiki user,
>>
>> You have subscribed to a wiki page or wiki category on "Db-derby 
>> Wiki" for change notification.
>>
>> The following page has been changed by RichardHillegas:
>> http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/DerbySnapshotOrRelease
>>
>> +
>> +  1. Address items on the ReleaseVettingChecklist
>> +
>> +   Make sure that the community addresses the items on the 
>> ReleaseVettingChecklist.
>
> Just a quick note about this. I don't think that all of the things on
> the checklist are required for a release. They're certainly all a good
> idea, but I don't think that the items listed on
> ReleaseVettingChecklist page should be viewed as hard-and-fast
> requirements to get a release out the door. Particularly, for
> maintenance releases on a branch, I think we should be aiming for a
> more lightweight process that involves less work, and not making a
> checklist that involves work the RM may not actually have any
> knowledge of, like running the long running tests or large data volume
> tests.
>
> Also, there's an incorrect bit of info on the ReleaseVettingChecklist
> page. JUnit has an Apache-comptaible license, the CPL, listed as a
> class B license on Cliff's legal page:
>
> http://people.apache.org/~cliffs/3party.html
>
> andrew


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