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From "robert burrell donkin" <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Re: Podling Release Requirement
Date Fri, 15 Sep 2006 19:40:19 GMT
On 9/15/06, Daniel Kulp <daniel.kulp@iona.com> wrote:
> On Wednesday September 13 2006 3:22 pm, Leo Simons wrote:
> > You know my incubator mantra (well maybe not), "Simpler rules, more
> > clarity".
> >
> > For example, we instate a rule
> >
> >   "Podlings should do a release while in incubation that satisfies all the
> >    generic ASF release policy guidelines and criteria (in particular legal
> >    ones) as well as all the incubator-specific rules."
> >
> > that is simple, clear, and easily verifiable (in so far as those policies
> > and rules are simple and clear). Its also rather different from what we
> > said in the past.
>
> I'm not sure I would go so far as requiring a full release.   I think the rule
> would be:
>
> "Podlings should produce a release candidate while in incubation that
> satisfies all the generic ASF release policy guidelines and criteria (in
> particular legal ones) as well as all the incubator-specific rules.  The
> candidate should be presented to the incubator PMC for verification and
> approval, but the podling will not be required to release such candidate."
>
> Basically, get things "ready" while in the incubator and show the process is
> understood, but allow it to be fully released after graduation when
> the "incubator" branding can be removed if the PPMC of the podling thinks
> that's best for their project.

+1

- robert

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