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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Bloodhound 0.1.0 (incubating)
Date Tue, 07 Aug 2012 17:04:07 GMT
On Tue, Aug 7, 2012 at 7:14 AM, ant elder <ant.elder@gmail.com> wrote:
>...
> This looks similar to the Syncope release vote thats also happening
> right now in that the source distribution includes things like JQuery
> but doesn't mention that in the LICENSE file. I'm a bit surprised
> people are continuing to vote +1 on the Syncope release knowing that
> so am I getting this wrong and the JQuery license doesn't need to be
> included here for some reason?

My feeling on the matter here is that these are incubating projects.
We allow things like (L)GPL dependencies in the releases, as long as a
PLAN exists to get rid of them. Of course, it must be perfectly clean
to graduate. But I believe we have wiggle room while incubating.

As Branko noted, the included projects are mentioned in the NOTICE
file, but that isn't quite Right. The 0.2.0 release will get it
corrected.

We could have stepped back and rolled another tarball, but I believe
it is more important for Bloodhound to get a release out [than to be
perfect on 0.1.0], in order to get some traction and some attraction
to build a larger community. The BH folks plan to release every few
weeks, so we should see the corrections in a release at the end of the
month. (or we could convince Gary to do another in a week or two :-)

Cheers,
-g

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