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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Starting the graduation process
Date Tue, 29 May 2012 16:16:13 GMT
On Mon, 2012-05-28 at 14:50 -0500, Pedro Giffuni wrote:
> On 05/28/12 14:25, Rob Weir wrote:
> > On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 2:45 PM, Pedro Giffuni<pfg@apache.org>  wrote:
> >> Hi Rob;
> >>
> >>
> >> On 05/28/12 13:10, Rob Weir wrote:
> >>> I'd like to start the graduation process, with the aim of being a TLP
> >>> in time for the 3.4.1 release.
> >>>
> >>> The IPMC has a "Guide to Successful Graduation" page with a lot of
> >>> detail and advice:  http://incubator.apache.org/guides/graduation.html
> >>>
> >>> The calendar here is especially useful:
> >>> http://incubator.apache.org/guides/graduation.html#toplevel
> >>>
> >>> It shows 4 steps:
> >>>
> >>> 1) a vote on ooo-dev (a community vote) on whether we want to graduate now
> >>>
> >>> 2) a discussion on ooo-dev leading to the draft of a charter for the new
> >>> TLP
> >>>
> >>> 3) an IPMC vote on whether or not to recommend the podling for graduation
> >>>
> >>> 4) a vote by the ASF Board on a resolution creating the new TLP
> >>>
> >>> This thread is just a proposal.  It is not the actual vote called for
> >>> in #1 above.  But I'd like to gauge current sentiment.  Are we all +1
> >>> for going ahead?  If not, please list what pre-graduation tasks you
> >>> believe need to be done first.
> >>>
> >>> Thanks!
> >>>
> >>> -Rob
> >>
> >> A reminder of a small, but IMHO significant, technical issue:
> >>
> >> We do have to take the category-B tarballs out of the tree
> >> before graduation.
> >>
> > Do we?   If I recall, there were multiple views on this and no
> > consensus.  But you are welcome to make a concrete proposal.
> 
> Yes the situation was specifically postponed as a graduation
> issue, I am not going through that discussion again.
> 
> I made a concrete proposal with two alternatives:
> 
> - They are moved to a friendly ftp/http site.
> - I step down from the PPMC to avoid the community
> the pain of a -1 vote.

Please do not do the second - I know that someone was putting forward
the idea that a -1 vote on the first RC was enough to disqualify that
person from serving on the PMC but that was something that I can't
believe people in general would agree with.



> 
> Pedro.
> 



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