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From Berin Lautenbach <be...@ozemail.com.au>
Subject Re: Re: Exit Criteria
Date Fri, 26 Sep 2003 06:53:23 GMT
Nicola,

Apologies - I've lost the plot a bit on this one :<.

So what's the final verdict on releases?

Cheers,
     Berin

> 
> From: Nicola Ken Barozzi <nicolaken@apache.org>
> Subject: Re: Exit Criteria
> Date: 26/09/2003 16:23:36
> To: general@incubator.apache.org
> 
> Erik Abele wrote:
> ...
> > ...but the last part about restricting mirror usage seems a bit
> > strong to me. IMO the 'Incubatee' should be encouraged and trained to
> > use our mirroring system appropriately.
> 
> In fact this document, coupled with "at least a couple of releases to 
> exit", is at least wierd, as Ted has duly noted.
> 
> > If the release is clearly marked as being incubated and it's a public
> >  release (for a definition see apache.org/dev/mirrors.html), I don't
> > see any issues in permitting the podling to use the mirrors.
> > 
> > The only downside of which I can think of at the moment is if 
> > incubation fails and the project vanishes (?, at least from the ASF),
> > the mirrored releases would be kept on archives.apache.org. We'd then
> > have to manually remove them or perhaps we could just keep them there
> > as a part of our history.
> 
> If they can release as incubated projects, I'd say that keeping them as 
> history is quite logical.
> 
> > hmm, I'm wondering if a apache.org/dist/incubator/ directory would do
> > any good here?
> 
> After some thought, I now tend to favor this and agree with what you 
> say.   +1
> 
> BTW, I still believe that keeping all incubated projects under the 
> incubator, with @incubator ML and incubator-cvs is the most correct and 
> consistent thing to do, especially now that with this setting we would 
> have lenya@cocoon releasing as incubator-lenya... hmmm
> 
> -- 
> Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
>              - verba volant, scripta manent -
>     (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)
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