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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Drop incubating requirement of Maven artifacts
Date Fri, 06 Jan 2017 22:54:07 GMT
Jochen,


On Fri, Jan 6, 2017 at 3:56 PM Jochen Wiedmann <jochen.wiedmann@gmail.com>
wrote:

> -1
>
> Because I fail to see a problem with the current policy.
>

I'll point out this has already been canceled.  I'd ask you to bring your
questions to the related discuss thread.

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/15550f5bf622ae3070b558505c8a0fd0ce3b23df3012d57de8b6d9f3@%3Cgeneral.incubator.apache.org%3E

John


>
>
> On Mon, Jan 2, 2017 at 6:22 PM, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org>
> wrote:
> > All,
> >
> > I'm calling to vote on a proposed policy change.  Current guide at [1]
> > indicates that maven artifacts should include incubator (or incubating)
> in
> > the version string of maven artifacts.  Its labeled as a best practice,
> not
> > a requirement and is not a policy followed on other repository management
> > tools (e.g. PyPi).
> >
> > I therefore push forward that the incubator will cease expecting
> java-based
> > projects to publish artifacts with "-incubating" in the version string,
> > with the understanding that:
> >
> > - Incubating is a term used to refer to a project's stability, not a
> > release's stability.  It is generally understood that incubating projects
> > are not necessarily immature, but may have a potential of failing to
> become
> > a TLP.
> > - Podling releases are endorsed, the podling itself is not endorsed.  We
> > will not approve releases that are blatantly against ASF policies.
> >
> >
> > [ ] +1 Drop the -incubator/-incubating expectation of maven projects
> > [ ] +/0
> > [ ] -1 Don't drop because....
> >
> >
> > [1]:
> > http://incubator.apache.org/guides/release-java.html#best-practice-maven
>
>
>
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>
>
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