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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache AriaTosca Release 0.2.0
Date Thu, 11 Jan 2018 02:22:39 GMT

> On Jan 10, 2018, at 5:52 PM, Tal Liron <tal@cloudify.co> wrote:
> 
>> Would a version like "1.9.0.incubating" be feasible?
>> 
> 
> I appreciate the creative idea. :) But it's very non-standard and not with
> the spirit of what the version string is for. The "official" document on
> versioning is this:
> 
> https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0440/
> 
> You are allowed string specifiers, but they are all meant for release
> types: dev, beta, etc. I would think that adding a project status qualifier
> here would be an abuse of the versioning string for adding metadata. Not
> the end of the world, but feels wrong to me and might have repercussions
> that I cannot foresee. Otherwise, there is quite a bit of metadata for
> Python packages, and we definitely make it clear wherever we can this it is
> an ASF incubating project.
> 
> By the way, Apache Airflow has a very minimal description that might not
> make it so clear that it is an Apache incubating project. To compare:
> 
> https://pypi.python.org/pypi/apache-airflow/1.9.0
> https://pypi.python.org/pypi/apache-ariatosca/0.1.1 <https://pypi.python.org/pypi/apache-ariatosca/0.1.1>

Thanks. Perhaps if you can make sure that the line with "ARIA is an incubation project under
the Apache Software Foundation <https://www.apache.org/>.” Is expanded to include
the whole DISCLAIMER.

What do people think?

Regards,
Dave



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