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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL][VOTE] Subversion
Date Fri, 06 Nov 2009 19:36:06 GMT
Hi Greg,

On Nov 6, 2009, at 11:30 AM, Greg Stein wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 14:21, Craig L Russell  
> <Craig.Russell@sun.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Nov 6, 2009, at 10:43 AM, Greg Stein wrote:
>>
>>> But with all that said, how about we do this: we'll do a 1.6.7  
>>> release
>>> from the 1.6.x branch after we do the code import. That release will
>>> be performed by svncorp (we don't want to touch every file on that
>>> branch to relicense it, and to switch file headers). The release
>>> process can be followed/tracked by the Incubator PMC. I'll make sure
>>> to relay pointers to all relevant threads as the release is  
>>> performed.
>>>
>> I don't think that releasing svn by svncorp without any Apache  
>> license
>> proves anything except that they can make a release after moving the
>> repository. So if it makes anyone happy, fine. But it's not an Apache
>> release.
>>
>> I'd be interested in seeing a release after it's been licensed to  
>> Apache and
>> has all of the Apache license, notice, and packaging.
>
> It already has the Apache License (v2), and it uses a NOTICE file (per
> the license), and our packaging is tighter/stronger than typical
> Apache releases (per Justin's note). Are there other items to an
> "Apache release" that are needed to demonstrate that the svn project
> understands the proper release process?

I guess I don't understand your comment here:

>>> (we don't want to touch every file on that
>>> branch to relicense it, and to switch file headers).

That sounds like your plan is to relicense, or am I misreading you?

Craig
>
> The 1.7 release is not on the schedule at all, while we're going to do
> a 1.6.7 release in a few weeks.
>
> We're naturally very reticent to disrupt a prior-release branch with a
> massive relicense.
>
> Cheers,
> -g
>
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Craig L Russell
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