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From Stefan Fritsch ...@sfritsch.de>
Subject Re: 2.4.0 GA This week?
Date Tue, 03 Jan 2012 06:50:53 GMT
On Tuesday 03 January 2012, William A. Rowe Jr. wrote:
> On 1/2/2012 4:10 PM, Stefan Fritsch wrote:
> > On Sunday 01 January 2012, Steffen wrote:
> >> Also IMHO blocking GA:
> >> 
> >> - SSL on windows not usable
> >> - Hanging "logging" workers
> >> - Rewrite P
> >> 
> >> On Sunday 01/01/2012 at 19:03, Mario Brandt  wrote:
> >>> The loadbalancer still crashes on windows. See
> >>> https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=52402
> > 
> > We should try to get at least the rewrite/proxy issue resolved,
> > first.
> > 
> > About the Windows-onlly issues... Well, if there are not
> > sufficient developers who have time and inclination to look into
> > those, I would rather release 2.4.0 as "GA on unix, beta on
> > Windows", than delay it indefinitely.
> 
> When we tag and roll 2.4.0, if it isn't up to snuff, it won't pass
> the vote for GA, but perhaps it will pass the vote for beta (or
> alpha).
> 
> I'm not sure where the impetus came from to change the way the HTTP
> Project operates at this particular point in time.  It certainly
> hasn't been discussed much on this list, or put up for a vote. 
> The methodology for handling releases was all hashed out a number
> of years ago and was assembled from consensus.  Has that consensus
> changed?

No. The status of 2.4.0 will be determined by vote. I was just 
pointing out how I intend to vote in the face of the Windows issues 
and am lobbying for other people to consider this as a valid option, 
too.

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