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From Steven Gill <stevengil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [RELEASE] Apache Cordova 2.1.0
Date Thu, 13 Sep 2012 22:40:51 GMT
Hey Jukka,

Quick question.

For part 4, I am assuming we start that second vote thread to
general@incubator.apache.org after the first vote has successfully passed?
Or can we start both threads at the same time?

I am about to start the vote thread for this mailing list.

-Steve

On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 3:30 PM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
>
> On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 11:31 PM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I'll follow up with the proper release process in a moment, [...]
>
> Here's the sequence of steps that's needed. It's a bit rich in
> ceremony, but that's required for the legal protections of the ASF to
> kick in (i.e. the release becomes an act of the foundation instead of
> an individual release manager).
>
> 1. You prepare the release candidate (the source package and
> associated signatures, etc.). This we already have.
> 2. You start a VOTE thread on dev@. See [1] and [2] for good examples.
> 3. People review the release candidate and cast their votes
> accordingly. See [3] and [4] for things to consider.
> 4. A majority of at least three +1 votes from the (P)PMC is needed for
> the vote to pass.
> 4.1 In a normal TLP this would be sufficient, but in the Incubator an
> extra vote round is needed, see [5].
> 4.2 To do this, start a vote on general@incubator.apache.org. See [6]
> for a good recent example.
> 4.3 A majority of at least three +1 votes from the IPMC are needed for
> the vote to pass.
> 5. You make the approved release available in under /dist and update
> the project website to point to the new release
> 6. You announce the release to the world!
>
> [1] http://markmail.org/message/fzmlzbvt3dgdpfrc
> [2]
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/stdcxx-dev/200601.mbox/%3c43C1C0A0.7040401@roguewave.com%3e
> [3] http://www.apache.org/dev/release.html#approving-a-release
> [4] http://www.apache.org/dev/release.html#what-must-every-release-contain
> [5] http://incubator.apache.org/incubation/Incubation_Policy.html#Releases
> [6] http://markmail.org/message/jelahpbnimn26fcu
>
> BR,
>
> Jukka Zitting
>

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