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From Shane Curcuru <...@shanecurcuru.org>
Subject Re: Ease of release process and exit criteria
Date Fri, 19 Aug 2016 14:08:18 GMT
Bertrand Delacretaz wrote on 8/19/16 5:57 AM:
> Hi Mark,
> 
> On Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 11:23 AM, Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:
>> ...I'm thinking of a graduation criteria long the lines of:
>> "Is the release process clearly documented to the point that someone new
>> to the project could produce a release build?"...

+1, this is a critical point to include.  We continue to see projects
struggling with releases when early volunteers leave and no-one else
really understands releases.

...snip...
> How about also adding an RE50 item to
> https://community.apache.org/apache-way/apache-project-maturity-model.html
> about a repeatable release process? That's a discussion for
> community.a.o but what's your opinion?

+1, this is both important to include philosophically as well as
practically.  I.e. it's an important reminder that project technical
procedures need to be understandable by the *whole* community, not just
the first few developers who created the project.

- Shane

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