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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: Unreleased Coccon Code in Forrest 0.8
Date Thu, 13 Dec 2007 02:58:18 GMT
Jeremias Maerki-2 wrote:
> It was me who brought this up. A couple of years ago, I got educated about
> this topic by an Apache Member (unfortunately, I don't remember who that
> was) and from that point on, I didn't allow releases in XML Graphics with
> snapshot JARs. Indeed, I haven't found any hard evidence myself about this
> policy so I brought this up among the ASF membership. The discussion is
> still going on and it's not clear, yet, what the outcome will be. It will
> probably be somewhere between "no problem with snapshots" and "no go with
> snapshots". At the moment, just ignore this and I will update you when I can
> say more. Hopefully, this will result in an update of the release handling
> documentation on What I can already say is that
> releasing Forrest with snapshot JARs means the Forrest PMC takes
> responsibility for those snapshots and what's in them.

Thanks for your help, mate. Perhaps a few of us can help
to summarise that.

On the members discussion there was reference to
a recent Incubator discussion which is of big help,
especially comments from Leo and Roy.
"Including snapshot dependencies from other ASF projects"


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