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From Stian Soiland-Reyes <st...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Graduating Apache Eagle
Date Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:16:18 GMT
This download page does not fully comply with the ASF distribution policy,
which says there should also be a link to the signature and description of
how to check it:

http://eagle.incubator.apache.org/docs/download-0.4.0.html

http://www.apache.org/dev/release-publishing.html#distribution_dist


Is a direct link from front page to an ( implicitly "endorsed"?)
third-party site GitHub (and no link to ASF downloads) OK according to
policy? I would have included a traditional Download link - it's OK for
that page to include both the source code and Maven coordinates, but I
don't think we should encourage downstream to "download from GitHub" at
this stage as it conflates what is a PMC-voted ASF release or not.

On 6 Dec 2016 11:22 pm, "Roman Shaposhnik" <roman@shaposhnik.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 3:06 PM, Henry Saputra <henry.saputra@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > HI Roman, John,
> >
> > Most of the mentors have full plate to do and especially need to help
> > existing podling to be successful in incubator.
> >
> > Taylor has been very gracious to stay as  initial member of PMCs, so
> > we have 1 ASF member, which I think good enough and will be seed to
> > invite more Apache Eagle PMCs to be ASF member.
> >
> > Other than that, I don't the the current members should have good
> > level of diversity.
> >
> > If you looked at Apache Geode when it proposed for graduation, it has
> > 22 PMCs from Pivotal only one or two from different orgs.
>
> The majority of podlings that come as projects from a single vendor
> struggle
> with PMC diversity. But this gives them even more of a reason to come up
> with creative ways to mitigate it. This is exactly what Geode had to think
> about
> and I hope Eagle will think about as well.
>
> > ALL mentors in Eagle believe that the community have been operating in
> > the Apache way, create releases, invite new committers, and follow all
> > communications in Apache resources.
>
> Good to know! The mentor's vouching for it helps me a lot.
>
> Quick question to the community: why is there no way to download releases
> of the software that are linked from the http://eagle.incubator.apache.
> org/ ?
> Is GitHub being treated as the way to distribute it?
>
> Thanks,
> Roman.
>
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