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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: Bumping the fourth digit
Date Tue, 10 Feb 2009 20:23:23 GMT
Kathey Marsden wrote:
> Rick Hillegas wrote:
>> As a test of this, I have updated the description of You 
>> can see this by clicking on the link you forwarded. Does this format 
>> look reasonable to you?
> I think we cannot include an url to the Sun build in Jira.  According to:
> http://www.apache.org/dev/release.html
> "Do not include any links on the project website that might encourage 
> non-developers to download and use nightly builds, snapshots, release 
> candidates, or any other similar package.
> ...
> Under no circumstances are unapproved builds a substitute for 
> releases. If this policy seems inconvenient, then release more often. 
> Proper release management is a key aspect of Apache software development.
That www.apache.org/dev/release.html policy governs distribution of 
software produced by an Apache project and made available for download 
from  an Apache website.

Why are we concerned about tracking releases produced by non-Apache 
entities, such as Sun?


> Just the subversion commit number should be sufficient in the Jira 
> version comment I think.
> Kathey

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