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From Konstantin Boudnik <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Question about v1.0 release RC
Date Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:36:33 GMT
On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 10:21AM, Branko ─îibej wrote:
> On 18.02.2015 19:45, Konstantin Boudnik wrote:
> > Dmitriy,
> >
> > the point isn't about the blogging on the topic but about saying "based on
> > Apache X release Y.Z" unless such thing as Y.Z exists. Now, as the RC is in
> > the vote it isn't an issue, I believe.
> Yes it is. It's a huge issue. That zip file is not a release until it's
> voted so by the IPMC. As of right now, even the PPMC vote isn't closed yet.

Sorry, I was under the impression that having a [VOTE] started is enough to
refer to the RC in question. Thanks Brane - it is great to have you keeping an
eye on things!


> Nobody should be announcing an Apache release other than through Apache
> channels.
> FWIW, WANdisco got (private) flak for a couple years (from Greg, Hyrum,
> myself, etc.) for doing just this sort of ... I won't repeat the
> adjective ... thing. They've more or less learned now ...
> By the way, that blog post doesn't even follow our trademark policy:
> there's no trademark attribution, and the use of the Ignite logo needs
> permission from the ASF VP of trademarks or from the IPMC chair. It's
> kind of sad to see a project member ignore our own brand protection
> policies.
> -- Brane

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