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From Mohammad Nour El-Din <>
Subject Re: A modest suggestion about testing versus release votes
Date Tue, 05 Jul 2011 13:12:46 GMT

More specifically we are still getting used to the release process.

On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 2:39 PM, Benson Margulies <> wrote:
> Might I suggest some sort of informal testing process *before* you
> call a vote? Go ahead, if you like, and stage XXX-RC-1 to nexus, but
> don't call a vote. Get people to test it and find problems like broken
> links and missing notices. When it all looks clean, just drop the
> staged repo, and run the release with the actual release version. Then
> your votes can look like 95% of all the other votes at apache; a
> pretty rapid verification process.

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