The vote has passed with 4 +1 PMC votes and 3 additional +1 votes.

I'll proceed with next steps.

Cheers, Paul.

On Thu, May 3, 2018 at 6:49 PM, Paul King <> wrote:

Dear development community,

I am happy to start the VOTE thread for a Groovy 2.5.0-rc-2 release!

This release includes 16 bug fixes/improvements as outlined in the changelog:

Tag commit id: 9ffe537eaa88ac6d944a4d3d8cd20c8cda86bc98

The artifacts to be voted on are located as follows (r26677).

Release artifacts are signed with a key from the following file:

Please vote on releasing this package as Apache Groovy 2.5.0-rc-2.

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The vote is open for the next 72 hours and passes if a majority of at least three +1 PMC votes are cast.

[ ] +1 Release Apache Groovy 2.5.0-rc-2
[ ]  0 I don't have a strong opinion about this, but I assume it's ok
[ ] -1 Do not release Apache Groovy 2.5.0-rc-2 because...

Here is my vote:

+1 (binding)