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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: Apachelounge problems
Date Sun, 19 Aug 2007 14:49:55 GMT

On Aug 18, 2007, at 8:00 PM, Issac Goldstand wrote:

> Steffen,
>   I really don't see anything threatening by what Bill said.  On the
> contrary, he very openly said that there's nothing illegal about
> releasing an RC; the way I read it, the potential problems are coming
> from endusers who might use a broken RC, fsck up their systems and go
> hunting (with a battery of lawyers) for someone to blame.  In such a
> case the first stop would likely be the ASF, but the ASF would tell  
> said
> pissed off user (and lawyers) that it's none of their concern if said
> enduser was neglegant enough to use an RC (not a release) in his
> environment.

That is true. It is not a release until the ASF says so.
We placed the 2.2.5 tarballs in the development dist location
to allow people to test them (I've since made them 600,
owned by me), but they are not yet really, officially
released. It's a disservice to end-users if they think
that they are.

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