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From Matthieu Riou <matthieu.r...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Cassandra 0.3 RC is out
Date Thu, 14 May 2009 14:48:35 GMT
On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 7:44 AM, Jonathan Ellis <jbellis@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 9:39 AM, Matthieu Riou <matthieu.riou@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >  On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 3:48 AM, Jonathan Ellis <jbellis@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> > "Do not include any links on the project website that might encourage
> >> > non-developers to download and use nightly builds, snapshots, release
> >> > candidates, or any other similar package. The only people who are
> >> > supposed to know about such packages are the people following the dev
> >> > list (or searching its archives) and thus aware of the conditions
> >> > placed on the package. If you find that the general public are
> >> > downloading such test packages, then remove them.
>
> >> This really seems like an area that projects should be able to set
> >> their own policy guided by common sense.
>
> > Fuck no :) None of us are lawyers, yet releasing is unfortunately a step
> in
> > that land. Releasing open source is even more touchy. Believe it or not,
> > there are companies that employ lawyers to check releases licensing
> before
> > adopting one. Even Eclipse does that. So releases are really an area
> where
> > you want to have very tight common policies, the last thing the ASF wants
> is
> > an official, ASF-endorsed release continaing some GPL code or code copy /
> > pasted from proprietary software by a careless contributor.
>
> That is all very well and good but that doesn't explain what the
> problem is with saying "here's where to find the bleeding edge."  A
> nightly build is inherently not an official, endorsed release.
>

Oh there's no problem with that (did someone say differently?), the only
disagreement was about the "here" (preferably not under the project URL).
Speaking of which:

http://ci.apache.org/

Matthieu


>
> -Jonathan
>

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