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From Upayavira ...@odoko.co.uk>
Subject Re: On incubating releases
Date Mon, 27 Oct 2008 14:26:14 GMT
On Mon, 2008-10-27 at 02:45 +0100, Niclas Hedhman wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 9:45 PM, Paul Querna <chip@force-elite.com> wrote:
> 
> > Related to this, perhaps our labeling of 'incubating' is not effective.
> >
> > Why not just call all releases from incubator 'alpha'?
> >
> > The 'incubating' tag doesn't seem to set expectations correctly in the wider
> > open source communities.
> 
> Without value or standpoint; The "alpha" and "beta" markers are
> technical indicators on code quality. The "incubating" marker is said
> to be an indicator of "community quality".
> 
> 
> Standpoint; I still think podling releases should be fully endorsed
> Incubator PMC releases. It solves ALL issues. If PMC Members don't
> feel that the community is there yet, the release will not happen. If
> the PMC think that the podling is ready to graduate, then the release
> will happen, and graduation shortly after.

Or we establish some additional 'almost there' criteria, from which
point podlings are able to release. At the moment, that is effectively
'all legal issues are covered'. We could add some additional criteria
here.

Upayavira



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