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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Unified Tomcat/Jetty Plans
Date Tue, 05 Jul 2005 10:27:36 GMT

On Jul 4, 2005, at 2:49 PM, Jeremy Boynes wrote:

> Aaron Mulder wrote:
>
>> On Mon, 4 Jul 2005, Jeremy Boynes wrote:
>>
>>>>> I wasn't flaming anyone in particular but everyone in general.  
>>>>> Where is the co-ordination? There was an M4 proposal about a  
>>>>> month ago - who is co-ordinating it? When will it be there,  
>>>>> what will it contain? Why *isn't* there a feature freeze, or  
>>>>> even a branch?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>     So does this mean you're volunteering to be the release  
>>>> coordinator?
>>>>
>>>
>>> I have already been told I would be unwelcome in that role. It is  
>>> time for the PMC to get its act together.
>>>
>>     Well, if you're not going to be the release manager, perhaps
>> instead of flaming everyone in general, you could find a qualified
>> volunteer to be the release manager?  Perhaps you could start a  
>> page on
>> the Wiki outlining what kind of steps could go into the release  
>> procedure?  Perhaps you could recommend a date for the next  
>> release that we can start
>> working toward?  Perhaps you can begin sorting through the JIRA  
>> issues and
>> adding them to the M4 release notes document?  I can think of all  
>> kinds of
>> ways for one of us to get involved if they want to help us produce  
>> a more
>> organized release.
>>
>
> As I said, I have been told that I would not be welcome in that  
> role - don't flame me for not doing what I was told would not be  
> welcome if I did.
>
> All the things you list need to be done as part of the release,  
> plus a lot more. The biggest things is finding someone to do it.  
> That will need buy-in from the PMC so it needs to get its act  
> together.

All the PMC technically needs to do is vote such that any such  
release is an official release of the ASF.  Lets just get this  
working...

geir

>
> --
> Jeremy
>
>

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Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
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