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From "Franklin, Matthew B." <mfrank...@mitre.org>
Subject RE: Fwd: [ANN] Apache Syncope 1.0.0-RC3-incubating released
Date Fri, 27 Jul 2012 16:43:47 GMT
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>From: simone.tripodi@gmail.com [mailto:simone.tripodi@gmail.com] On
>Behalf Of Simone Tripodi
>Sent: Friday, July 27, 2012 6:23 AM
>To: general@incubator.apache.org; elecharny@apache.org
>Subject: Re: Fwd: [ANN] Apache Syncope 1.0.0-RC3-incubating released
>
>Aplogize for joining the discussion late, but
>
>> Here, I would argue that unless we have some written direction about what
>> release numbering scheme  the incubating should use at The ASF, then
>> whatever a project decides to use is fine.
>
>+1

+1.  Designating a release 'RC' is common enough in industry that I don't think we should
arbitrarily restrict it just because we refer to releases undergoing a VOTE as 'release candidates'.

>
>nothing to add :)
>-Simo
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>On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 11:55 AM, Emmanuel Lécharny <elecharny@gmail.com>
>wrote:
>
>>
>> I wish the proposal made my Jukka includes this matter.
>>
>>
>> Le 7/27/12 11:32 AM, sebb a écrit :
>>
>>> On 27 July 2012 08:22, Francesco Chicchiriccò <ilgrosso@apache.org>
>wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On 27/07/2012 08:13, Emmanuel Lécharny wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Le 7/27/12 1:02 AM, Joe Schaefer a écrit :
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I believe Bill is complaining not about the venue,
>>>>>> but the choice of referring to this package as
>>>>>> a "release candidate" instead of simply dropping
>>>>>> the "RC" portion of the package name like other
>>>>>> projects typically do with approved candidates.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Ah, ok. Makes sense then.
>>>>>
>>>>> My perception is that the Syncope guys are trying to cut a 1.0.0,
>>>>> instead
>>>>> of going through many 0.x.0 before, therefore they are iterating on RC
>>>>> atm.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Indeed, yes.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> It's pretty much semantic, IMHO.
>>>
>>> In other ASF projects I've seen, the convention is to use -alpha1 or
>>> -beta2 etc. to designate such stages.
>>>
>>> Release Candidate (RC) has a specific meaning in the ASF, as it is
>>> what is voted on before release.
>>>
>>> So one would vote on
>>>
>>> 1.0.0-beta3-incubating-RCn
>>>
>>> and a successful vote would result in the release of
>>>
>>> 1.0.0-beta3-incubating
>>>
>>> A failed vote for RCn would normally result in trying again with RCn+1
>>> to address the cause of the failure.
>>>
>>>> Thanks!
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Do incubator peeps think it's a wrong approach?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I hope it's not: anyway, this RC3 should be the last one before actual
>>>> 1.0.0-incubating.
>>>>
>>>> Regards.
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Francesco Chicchiriccò
>>>>
>>>> ASF Member, Apache Cocoon PMC and Apache Syncope PPMC Member
>>>> http://people.apache.org/~ilgrosso/
>>>>
>>>>
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>>
>> --
>> Regards,
>> Cordialement,
>> Emmanuel Lécharny
>> www.iktek.com
>>
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