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From Konstantin Boudnik <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: abandoning 22 - was: Content request for 0.20.205 Sustaining Release
Date Fri, 09 Sep 2011 21:13:47 GMT
KOnstantin has stepped forward a couple of days ago ;)

On Fri, Sep 09, 2011 at 05:08PM, Milind.Bhandarkar@emc.com wrote:
> Has anyone seen the RM for 0.22 lately ?
> 
> - milind
> 
> On 9/9/11 1:46 PM, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:
> 
> >On Sep 9, 2011, at 11:08 AM, Eli Collins wrote:
> >> The release manager - not the developers - are responsible for and
> >> have the final say as to what patches get merge to their branch.
> >
> >That is simply false.  At no time is any individual responsible for
> >any part of Apache subversion, no matter how obscure the branch.
> >No RM has the final say on anything other than their own work.
> >That is, they can choose not to produce a release candidate.
> >Furthermore, at no time whatsoever does any person "own" the job
> >of being RM -- there can be five active RMs on a single branch,
> >each producing release candidates based on what is in subversion
> >at the particular time that they decide to tag and build.
> >
> >> If the RM wants all this work they need to either corral the developers
> >> to do the merging or do the merging themselves. In short, it's their
> >> responsibility to get people to invest in the branch.
> >
> >That is true of anyone, on or off the PMC -- not just the RM.
> >
> >....Roy
> >
> >
> 

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