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From Robert Burrell Donkin <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: NOTICE file must be minimal (was: [VOTE] Release Kafka 0.7.0-incubating)
Date Tue, 29 Nov 2011 20:12:00 GMT
On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 6:38 PM, William A. Rowe Jr.
<wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
> On 11/29/2011 11:30 AM, sebb wrote:
>>
>> On 29 November 2011 16:59, Robert Burrell Donkin
>> <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>
>>> On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 4:37 PM, Bertrand Delacretaz
>>> <bdelacretaz@apache.org>  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?

+1

> 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.

+1

Robert

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