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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <>
Subject Re: NOTICE file must be minimal (was: [VOTE] Release Kafka 0.7.0-incubating)
Date Tue, 29 Nov 2011 18:38:50 GMT
On 11/29/2011 11:30 AM, sebb wrote:
> On 29 November 2011 16:59, Robert Burrell Donkin
> <>  wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 4:37 PM, Bertrand Delacretaz
>> <>  wrote:
>>> I agree that a non-minimal NOTICE might not warrant rejecting a podling
>>> release, but the next release should fix that.
>> This is one of those areas that's difficult and time consuming for the
>> legal team to get right in enough detail to allow simple fixes. Unless
>> more volunteers step up to help, rejecting a release for minimality is
>> likely to mean a lengthy delay. In general, better to note points for
>> improvement and have the team fix them in trunk.
> But if the team already agrees that the changes need to be made, why
> not do so and re-roll?

One "shortcut" that can be taken when a /single file/ must be changed
(and as discussed on the list, that change already has consensus),
would be to roll the next candidate on a shorter 24 approval clock,
provided that everyone had full opportunity to review the candidate,
and that rest of the package had already met with general approval.

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