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Subject svn commit: r1360010 - /incubator/public/trunk/content/guides/retirement.xml
Date Wed, 11 Jul 2012 04:59:15 GMT
Author: crossley
Date: Wed Jul 11 04:59:15 2012
New Revision: 1360010

Improve documentation about the retirement steps.
Plead with people to enhance this guide.


Modified: incubator/public/trunk/content/guides/retirement.xml
--- incubator/public/trunk/content/guides/retirement.xml [utf-8] (original)
+++ incubator/public/trunk/content/guides/retirement.xml [utf-8] Wed Jul 11 04:59:15 2012
@@ -49,15 +49,19 @@
 			<section id='steps-to-retirement'>
 				<title>Steps to retirement</title>
-					Follow the following steps to retire a project:		
+					Do the following steps to retire a project.
+                                        Note also that there might be some other steps not
yet documented
+                                       (for example, see <a href="">INCUBATOR-100</a>).
 					<li>Has the copyright checkbox of the incubator status page been checked off?
If not, try to resolve it. If it cannot be resolved, source code must be removed from SVN.</li>
 					<li>Update the incubator status page with the message: &quot;2006-06-24 Project
requested to be withdrawn from incubation.&quot;</li>
 					<li>Update the podling status in the file content/podlings.xml to "retired"</li>
                     <li>Also add the "enddate" attribute to document when the project
+                                        <li>Also add the "resolution" element (see
the content/podlings.dtd
+                                        and follow examples of other recent graduates).</li>
 					<li>Update the project DOAP file</li>
-					<li>Make SVN readonly (ASFInfra JIRA)
+					<li>Make the project SVN readonly (ASFInfra JIRA)
 							<li>Remove entries from asf-authorizaton - this makes the directory rw to the
Incubator PMC.</li>
 							<li>Add entries to asf-mailer.conf and send mail to cvs at</li>
@@ -69,7 +73,9 @@
 					<li>Turn off automatic builds (ASFInfra JIRA)</li>
 					<li>Close the mailinglist (and remove them from the incubator status page)</li>
 					<li>Indicate the podling is closed down in the next board report</li>
+                                        <li>Remove the "reporting" element from the
<code>podlings.xml</code> file.</li>
 					<li>Announce completeness on</li>
+                                        <li>NOTE: Please edit this guide to add missing
steps and clarifications.</li>
 					The user accounts of the projects committers do not need to be removed.

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