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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: incubator releases need to be under www.a.o/dist/incubator
Date Wed, 21 Feb 2007 19:31:09 GMT
Jim Jagielski wrote:
> The question is whether or not an entity which is not an
> official ASF "project" (a podling) can release code that is
> an official release. IMO, the answer is NO and that is
> why the Incubator is, in fact, the "releasing" entity. So
> YES, it is "official" since the Incubator said so.

Stumbled here - but reading this paragraph carefully, +1 to this
philosophy.  Our web site on "Releases" needs to say this clearly.

> So at this point the concern is whether they should be
> under the sponsoring PMC's dist space or under the
> Incubator's (note that podlings expected to graduate to
> TLP will need some distribution space)... I would,
> however, not feel it prudent that it be placed under
> the PMC's dist area, since, at the time of the release,
> the PMC did not release it, but the Incubator did.
> So, IMO, a /dist/incubator is required. So I agree
> with this as well.

/dist/incubator/podling/ I presume.


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