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From Niall Pemberton <niall.pember...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: A little OOo history
Date Tue, 07 Jun 2011 16:41:45 GMT
On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 5:31 PM, William A. Rowe Jr. <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
> On 6/7/2011 11:11 AM, Niall Pemberton wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 4:52 PM, William A. Rowe Jr. <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
>>>
>>> Just to clarify, only source code is "released" by the ASF.  Yes, there may
>>
>> I don't believe this is true - we have to release the source, but
>> anything we distribute is considered released and needs to be
>> checked/approved - and the release FAQ seems to agree with that
>>
>> http://www.apache.org/dev/release.html#what
>
> Really?  Where do you get that?

>From "Releases are, by definition, anything that is published beyond
the group that owns it."

Niall

> "The Apache Software Foundation produces open source software. All releases are in the
> form of the source materials needed to make changes to the software being released. In
> some cases, binary/bytecode packages are also produced as a convenience to users that
> might not have the appropriate tools to build a compiled version of the source. In all
> such cases, the binary/bytecode package must have the same version number as the source
> release and may only add binary/bytecode files that are the result of compiling that
> version of the source code release."
>
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