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From Leo Simons <m...@leosimons.com>
Subject Re: [discussion] Harmony podling to ask for vote for graduation
Date Thu, 19 Oct 2006 08:25:38 GMT
On Oct 18, 2006, at 10:42 PM, robert burrell donkin wrote:
> On 10/18/06, Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org> wrote:
>> You said that you have run Tomcat on top of Harmony. Why can't you
>> produce a release such that I can throw the Tomcat jar at it, too?
>> Sure, it is a developer release, but it let's non-Harmony folks play
>> with your project.
>
> i'd like to give harmony a spin as well :-)
>
>> Is there a specific problem with producing a developer release?
>
> releases come in many forms :-)
>
> it's usual to think of an easy-to-use ready-to-run binary aimed at end
> users called something like httpd-2.0.59. i agree that harmony isn't
> ready for something like that nor would the effort of producing
> something like that be at all worthwhile.
>
> but at an essential level, all that's require is to vote, tag the
> source and create a tarball of the tagged source.
>
> harmony already does something similar for daily snapshots. IMHO the
> next step would be to start cutting milestones each week or two so
> they can be picked up with a little more certainty than the daily
> snapshots. perhaps name them after the week they were cut
> (harmony-M3406, say).
>
> i think harmony is more than ready to take this step.

I think so too. The harmony community seems a to be hesitating a bit.  
"Let's just fix <this>, tweak <that>. Oh, lets fix <this>. And  
<that>...."

Robert for harmony release manager!

/ducks

LSD


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