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From "Richard S. Hall" <he...@ungoverned.org>
Subject Re: Graduation vs. release
Date Tue, 19 Sep 2006 17:08:04 GMT
Noel J. Bergman wrote:
>> It appears that there was some confusion about the requirements for
>> graduation. In the past we were told that we could not do a release
>> of Felix while in the incubator
> Actually, it was only somewhat discouraged.  "Could not" is far too strong,
> since many projects do one or two releases before graduating.

Yes, you are right, that is too strong of wording...I guess it just felt 
that way. ;-)

> This came out of the observation that projects often error in their initial
> release preparations, so going through the process, even without actually
> making a release, is a very useful exercise for everyone.

Yes, this was my thought originally.

> Please keep in mind: you do not need to actually release anything.  We do
> not need to vote to release.  We just want to see a release prepared, so
> that we can verify that your processes properly address licensing,
> notification, etc. in what would be the release.

Understood, but we might as well go ahead and make it publicly visible 
in some way, since I think that feedback will also help up learn some 

-> richard

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