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From "Martijn Dashorst" <martijn.dasho...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE][policy] Release Distribution Directory
Date Mon, 08 Oct 2007 18:49:19 GMT
+1

This also provides good experience to podlings as they should learn
how and where release their artifacts. Having them in the official
location, albeit in the incubator section, is a good one.

Martijn

On 10/8/07, Robert Burrell Donkin <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
> infrastructure asks that all official releases are distributed from
> subdirectories of /www.apache.org/dist. this means that infrastructure
> team can gaurantee the availability and security of releases.  podling
> releases are official releases by the Incubator project. the
> disclaimers we ask projects to include ensure that users understand
> their status.
>
> therefore (as a matter of policy) these releases should be made
> available from within http://www.apache.org/dist/incubator but this is
> not made clear in Incubator policy. here is a policy patch that makes
> this clear:
>
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INCUBATOR-62
>
> AIUI most current releases are store elsewhere. i'm willing to perform
> the necessary rationalisation work.
>
> moving releases into dist does highlight issues about long term
> availability and security of releases but i think that these are best
> discussed in separate threads.
>
> i'd like to ask the IPMC to approve this policy clarification.
>
> here's my +1
>
> - robert
>
> --8<-----------------------------------------------------------------------
> [ ] +1 Insist that releases are distributed within
> http://www.apache.org/dist/incubator
> [ ] +0
> [ ] -0
> [ ] -1 Do not apply this policy patch (reasons appreciated)
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