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From "Bertrand Delacretaz" <bdelacre...@apache.org>
Subject Re: SVN move
Date Sat, 26 Jul 2008 08:20:41 GMT
On Sat, Jul 26, 2008 at 6:04 AM, Alan D. Cabrera <list@toolazydogs.com> wrote:

>
> On Jul 25, 2008, at 8:50 PM, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>
>> Alan D. Cabrera wrote:
>>>
>>> On Jul 25, 2008, at 7:38 PM, Craig L Russell wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi Alan,
>>>>
>>>> On Jul 25, 2008, at 3:31 PM, Alan D. Cabrera wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Some things to consider in this discussion:
>>>>>
>>>>> - The 0.9.0 release cannot be performed off of the copy in ASF
>>>>> - The 0.9.0 or earlier releases cannot be supported off of the copy in
>>>>> ASF
>>>>>
>>>>> Maybe that's what everyone is thinking.  I just want to make sure that
>>>>> it's clear.
>>>>
>>>> I don't agree with either of the above opinions. We don't restrict what
>>>> people do with Apache code.
>>>>
>>>> I don't see anything wrong with publishing a release off the artifacts
>>>> stored in Apache. It cannot be called "an Apache incubating release" but
it
>>>> can certainly be called JSecurity 0.9 whatever.
>>>>
>>>> Follow-on releases can similarly be built from code checked into the
>>>> Apache repository. They just cannot be called "Apache anything". And if
>>>> they're published in the jsecurity.org download area they can be maintained
>>>> in the Apache repository.
>>>
>>> I'm not so sure about this.  Is there a precedent for this?
>>
>> Of course.
>
> Can you provide one example?  Just curious....

While it was incubating, Wicket did a few non-ASF releases on their
old project site, to minimize disruption for their existing users
while they were repackaging and cleaning up for an ASF release.

I haven't followed all of this discussion, but IIUC that's a similar situation.

-Bertrand

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