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Subject svn commit: r1208312 - in /forrest/site: guidelines.html procedures/release/How_to_release.html
Date Wed, 30 Nov 2011 07:45:57 GMT
Author: crossley
Date: Wed Nov 30 07:45:57 2011
New Revision: 1208312

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1208312&view=rev
Log:
 Publish from forrestbot

Modified:
    forrest/site/guidelines.html
    forrest/site/procedures/release/How_to_release.html

Modified: forrest/site/guidelines.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/forrest/site/guidelines.html?rev=1208312&r1=1208311&r2=1208312&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- forrest/site/guidelines.html (original)
+++ forrest/site/guidelines.html Wed Nov 30 07:45:57 2011
@@ -749,7 +749,8 @@ document.write("Last Published: " + docu
 <h3 class="underlined_5">Actions</h3>
 <p>
           This section describes the various actions which are undertaken within
-          the project, the corresponding approval required for that action, and
+          the project, the corresponding
+          <a href="#approvals">approval</a> required for that action, and
           those who have binding votes over the action.
         </p>
 <table class="ForrestTable" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="4">
@@ -806,7 +807,7 @@ document.write("Last Published: " + docu
             required to accept the release as an official release of the
             project.
             A release cannot be vetoed (hence lazy majority).
-            The <a href="procedures/release/How_to_release.html#rm">Release Manager</a>
+            A <a href="procedures/release/How_to_release.html#rm">Release Manager</a>
             might choose to get an issue resolved or re-schedule, but that is
             their <a href="procedures/release/How_to_release.html#decisionRM">decision</a>.
           </td>

Modified: forrest/site/procedures/release/How_to_release.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/forrest/site/procedures/release/How_to_release.html?rev=1208312&r1=1208311&r2=1208312&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- forrest/site/procedures/release/How_to_release.html (original)
+++ forrest/site/procedures/release/How_to_release.html Wed Nov 30 07:45:57 2011
@@ -235,7 +235,7 @@ document.write("Last Published: " + docu
 <h1>How to release Forrest</h1>
 <div id="front-matter">
 <div class="abstract">
-      This documents the steps that the Release Manager (RM) should follow when
+      This document provides guidelines for the steps that a Release Manager (RM) should
follow when
       doing a Forrest release.
     </div>
 <div id="minitoc-area">
@@ -244,7 +244,7 @@ document.write("Last Published: " + docu
 <a href="#About">About this document</a>
 </li>
 <li>
-<a href="#rm">Who is the Release Manager</a>
+<a href="#rm">Who is a Release Manager</a>
 </li>
 <li>
 <a href="#prep">Tasks to be done by the project before the release can start</a>
@@ -308,7 +308,7 @@ document.write("Last Published: " + docu
       </div>
 </div>
 <p>
-        This documents the steps that the Release Manager (RM) should follow
+        This document provides guidelines for the steps that a Release Manager (RM) should
follow
         when doing a Forrest release. Note that it might have mistakes - we seem
         to discover something new each time and some steps might need to happen
         in a different order. Fine tune these notes for next time. Do some
@@ -342,13 +342,15 @@ document.write("Last Published: " + docu
 </div>
     
 <a name="rm"></a>
-<h2 class="underlined_10">Who is the Release Manager</h2>
+<h2 class="underlined_10">Who is a Release Manager</h2>
 <div class="section">
 <p>
-        The Release Manager is a single person who does the final work of the
-        release process to prepare and sign release packages, co-ordinate
+        A Release Manager is a Forrest committer who does the work of the
+        release process to prepare a release candidate and sign release packages, co-ordinate
         testing and voting, uploading to the dist area and ensuring mirrors, and
         sending the announcement.
+        See the <a href="http://httpd.apache.org/dev/release.html">release guidelines</a>
+        of the HTTP Server project, which has useful notes about the RM role.
       </p>
 <p>
         The project developers have the role of preparing the product to release
@@ -357,8 +359,7 @@ document.write("Last Published: " + docu
       </p>
 <p>
         The RM makes all the <a href="#decisionRM">calls</a> regarding the actual
preparations and the
-        doing of the release. Many projects have the same release manager for
-        years.
+        doing of the release.
       </p>
 <p>
         The RM could do the job alone, which enables speedy process. There are
@@ -382,7 +383,7 @@ document.write("Last Published: " + docu
       </p>
 <p>
         The following notes are terse. If you don't understand, then
-        probably not ready to be RM.
+        probably not ready to be an RM.
       </p>
 </div>
     



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