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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Request for Waiver of "Make a Release" requirement for Incubator graduation
Date Tue, 10 Nov 2009 19:00:07 GMT
On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 13:54, Joe Schaefer <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com> wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----
>
>> From: Luciano Resende <luckbr1975@gmail.com>
>> To: general@incubator.apache.org
>> Sent: Tue, November 10, 2009 10:51:44 AM
>> Subject: Re: [VOTE] Request for Waiver of "Make a Release" requirement for  Incubator
graduation
>>
>> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 10:17 AM, Greg Stein wrote:
>> > Hello IPMC,
>> >
>> > The Subversion podling would like a waiver of the requirement to make
>> > a release before graduation.
>> >
>> > As we understand this requirement, it is present in order to
>> > demonstrate to the podling how releases are made at the ASF.
>> > Packaging, licensing, signing, placement into the distrubtion/mirror
>> > system, announcements, among others[1]. We believe that the Subversion
>> > community already has a deep understanding of the Apache release
>> > model, based on the following qualifications of several of its
>> > committers/mentors:
>> >
>>
>> Should we hold this vote to actually graduation time ? Would it be
>> better to spend some of these debating energy to actually setup the
>> Subversion podling into the Apache infrastructure, as currently I see
>> no mailing lists, svn code import, etc... create the proper Apache
>> user accounts for the several new committers, etc and maybe still give
>> a chance to add new contributors... before worrying about this...
>
> Agreed.  Starting the ball rolling by requesting a bunch of waivers is
> personally off-putting and bureaucratic.  Something I'd like to see less
> off in the Incubator.

/me shrugs

Releases are the topic of the day. I wanted to get that whole
discussion behind us, and move onto something constructive.

Cheers,
-g

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