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From Frank McQuillan <fmcquil...@pivotal.io>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache MADlib podling graduation
Date Tue, 23 May 2017 22:59:02 GMT
here is the specific page that Rashmi updated.
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/MADLIB/Release+Process#ReleaseProcess-Publishing,distributingandannouncingtheRelease

On Tue, May 23, 2017 at 3:46 PM, Rashmi Raghu <rraghu@pivotal.io> wrote:

> Thank you for the feedback regarding the dist release directory and release
> documentation.
>
> The dist release directory now contains only the latest release. Old
> releases have been removed.
> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/release/incubator/madlib/
>
> The project release documentation has been updated to include instructions
> on removing old releases.
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/MADLIB
>
> Thanks again,
> Rashmi
>
>
> On Tue, May 23, 2017 at 2:14 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On 23 May 2017 at 20:23, Frank McQuillan <fmcquillan@pivotal.io> wrote:
> > > Thanks for making the fix to the download page, Roman. Merged your PR.
> > > http://madlib.incubator.apache.org/download.html
> >
> > Looks really good.
> >
> > > 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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>
> --
> Rashmi Raghu, Ph.D.
> Pivotal Data Science
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