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From Carol Frampton <>
Subject Re: Apache Flex Graduation: (was Re: Flex trademark assigned to Apache Software Foundation)
Date Fri, 10 Aug 2012 13:25:57 GMT

On 8/10/12 4 :17AM, "Bertrand Delacretaz" <> wrote:

>On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 6:02 PM, Alex Harui <> wrote:
>> There have been some discussions with the Mentors about graduation.  As
>> can see from the branching discussion, we still could use some mentor
>> guidance from time to time....
>I support graduating soon - I think the current PPMC has done a great
>job of grasping the Apache community principles, it has invited new
>committers, made a release and generally gone through all phases that
>a podling need to go through.
>OTOH, as most PPMC members are in their first Apache project, I would
>make graduation conditional on 2-3 experienced Apache members staying
>on the PPMC for at least one year, and reviewing releases and board
>reports. Kind of an informal mentoring, to help keep the nice
>direction that this podling has taken and to make sure the new project
>has someone to ask if needed.
>Making an additional release before graduating might be a good idea,
>provided that happens soon. Maybe I missed something but I don't think
>the release process has been documented (see [1] for example) - if I'm
>right, a second release is the opportunity to do that.

I documented the release process that I did here [1]



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