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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache MADlib podling graduation
Date Tue, 23 May 2017 21:14:23 GMT
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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