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From Pedro Giffuni <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Starting the graduation process
Date Mon, 28 May 2012 19:50:35 GMT
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.

Pedro.

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