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From Emmanuel Lécharny <elecha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Fwd: [ANN] Apache Syncope 1.0.0-RC3-incubating released
Date Fri, 27 Jul 2012 09:55:28 GMT
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.

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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