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From Frank McQuillan <fmcquil...@pivotal.io>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache MADlib podling graduation
Date Tue, 23 May 2017 19:23:17 GMT
Thanks for making the fix to the download page, Roman. Merged your PR.
http://madlib.incubator.apache.org/download.html

Frank

On Tue, May 23, 2017 at 8:54 AM, Roman Shaposhnik <roman@shaposhnik.org>
wrote:

> On Tue, May 23, 2017 at 3:27 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 23 May 2017 at 07:24, Roman Shaposhnik <rvs@apache.org> wrote:
> >> Hi!
> >>
> >> with my mentor hat on, I wanted to kick off this discussion
> >> thread on the basis of a general consensus in the MADlib
> >> community that it is time for the project to consider a TLP
> >> status: http://markmail.org/thread/mgjzwjjriqjrfsix
> >>
> >> Apache MADlib entered incubation on Sept. 15, 2015.  Since
> >> that time we have made 5 releases, added 3 committers and
> >> are actively pursuing other committers.  We have extensive
> >> user documentation, an up-to-date wiki and an informative
> >> web page.  We are a very helpful and engaged community,
> >> ready to answer all questions and feedback via the dev and
> >> user mailing lists.  We have learned much about the Apache Way
> >> as a result of being an incubating project, and have incorporated
> >> the guidance that we have been given by our mentors and others.
> >> As part of that learning process we've learned a great deal about
> >> ASF's approach to IP and have resolved MADlib licensing concerns
> >> stemming from its BSD licensed past LEGAL-293.  While we plan
> >> to continue to develop as a community, we do not feel that remaining
> >> as an incubating project is a prerequisite for this development.
> >>
> >
> > The website looks very nice.
> >
> > However there are some problems with the download page.
> >
> > The links all appear to point to
> >
> > https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/release/incubator/madlib/
> >
> > This is not allowed; download links for current releases must point to
> > the ASF mirror system.
> >
> > The dist release directory has not been tidied up; only the latest
> > release(s) should be present on the mirror system.
> > It's unfair on the 3rd party mirrors to expect them to carry old
> releases.
> >
> > There is no information on the download page how to check sigs or
> > hashes, and no link to the KEYS file.
> > KEYS, sigs and hashes should be linked from the following tree
> > https://www.apache.org/dist/incubator/madlib/
>
> Great feedback. Filed https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MADLIB-1108
> and
> will provide a fix ASAP.
>
> > IMO this needs to be fixed before graduation.
> > Also the project docs may need updating to ensure RMs remove old
> > releases after a new one has bee published.
>
> Yup. That too.
>
> Thanks,
> Roman.
>
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