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From "Davanum Srinivas" <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: incubator releases need to be under www.a.o/dist/incubator
Date Wed, 21 Feb 2007 13:18:18 GMT
I guess, i am not in favor of blurring the lines. Is this a vote?

thanks,
-- dims

On 2/21/07, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
> Ignoring other parts of the thread,
>
> I'm strongly +1 to Incubator releases being treated as normal ASF
> releases at an infrastructure level.
>
> Both in terms of the distributions going into
> /www/www.apache.org/dist/incubator/ and the maven2 incubator
> repository being closed down and merged into the other two m2
> repositories (snapshot and ibiblio).
>
> Hen
>
> On 2/20/07, Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:
> > At various times, various people have stated various rather
> > incongruent descriptions of what has to be done when a podling
> > performs a release
> >
> >     http://incubator.apache.org/guides/releasemanagement.html
> >
> > One thing that seems to have been forgotten is that an approved
> > release must be in the form of SOURCE CODE and must be placed
> > in the associated PMC's public distribution area under
> >
> >     http://www.apache.org/dist/
> >
> > and by doing so ALL of our releases get archived at
> >
> >     http://archive.apache.org/dist/
> >
> > Aside from fulfilling the ASF's purpose as a foundation,
> > placing releases in the appropriate location means that they will
> > get mirrored correctly and archived automatically.  In turn,
> > that gives us a simple URI that can be used to direct government
> > inspectors for the export license page
> >
> >     http://www.apache.org/licenses/exports/
> >
> > The export regulations don't care whether a product is labeled
> > as incubating or not.  Therefore, placing incubating releases
> > somewhere other than regular releases is self-defeating.  The
> > Incubator PMC must ensure that approved releases are published
> > in the correct location after being approved, such that the
> > release is archived correctly, and the easiest way to do that
> > is to follow the same guidelines as all of the other projects.
> >
> > ....Roy
> >
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