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From Luciano Resende <luckbr1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: binary release artifacts
Date Thu, 19 Sep 2013 16:22:37 GMT
On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 11:40 PM, ant elder <ant.elder@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 2:18 AM, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com
> >wrote:
>
>
> > As Tim and Luciano have already stated, artifacts which were not voted on
> > by
> > the IPMC cannot continue to be distributed though our channels.
> >
>
>
> Is that actually the case? AIUI the ASF only releases open source code. We
> vote on the source packages and call the positive results a release, and
> the binary artifacts are just for convenience. Go take a look at the HTTPD
> project (which should know what they're doing right?), their release votes
> on the dev list only mention the source, but there are binary artifacts
> mentioned up on their download page.
>
>    ...ant
>

Ant, I really don't know why we are having this discussion... I have voted
on multiple releases where you have been the RM and you have done the right
thing by putting up for vote the source tarball, binary tarball, and even
the staged maven repository. Also, for the Chukwa case, we have proposed
they go ahead and do a maintenance release (even if it's just a revote of
the tag with maybe increasing the minor version of the release) which
shouldn't be a big deal.

-- 
Luciano Resende
http://people.apache.org/~lresende
http://twitter.com/lresende1975
http://lresende.blogspot.com/

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