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From Joe Schaefer <>
Subject Re: Binary packages in releases
Date Wed, 28 Mar 2012 14:12:01 GMT
I don't foresee any issues impacting this project
in terms of it's source distributions, but haven't
actually checked that the source tarball does not
contain binary artifacts.  Sorta defeats the idea
of having portable sources if those are present ;-).

> From: Ross Gardler <>
>Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2012 10:06 AM
>Subject: Binary packages in releases
>Those of you interested in policy relating to releases. particularly
>our outstanding issues relating to the our handling of Cat-B licensed
>dependencies ought to review the current thread "Binary dependencies
>in source releases " on the general@incubator.a.o list
>NOTE: I do *not* want to address these issues before AOO 3.4, as an
>incubating project you are not expected to have everything perfect and
>there is no reason to hold up the release while we find our way
>through this particular problem (especially since some long standing
>ASF folk are themselves confused - me included). If anyone really
>wants to get involved at this stage then do so on the general list,
>not here. For now I recommend tracking the thread and absorbing the
>information there for when we need to address related issues here.
>Ross Gardler (@rgardler)
>Programme Leader (Open Development)
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