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From Joe Schaefer <joe_schae...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Request for Waiver of "Make a Release" requirement for Incubator graduation
Date Tue, 10 Nov 2009 18:54:39 GMT
----- 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.


      

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