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From Robert Muir <rcm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Lucene-java Wiki] Trivial Update of "ReleaseTodo" by YonikSeeley
Date Mon, 20 Sep 2010 17:40:36 GMT
sounds like we might need to create an official release policy, vote on it,
and commit it.

On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 1:07 PM, Yonik Seeley <yonik@lucidimagination.com>wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 1:01 PM, Grant Ingersoll <gsingers@apache.org>
> wrote:
> > - ''Note: You need committer rights to create a new Lucene release.''
> > + This page is to help a Lucene/Solr committer create a new release (you
> > need committer rights for some of the steps to create an official
> release).
> > It does not reflect official release policy - many of the items may be
> > optional, or may be modified as necessary.
> >
> > I think putting this up on the wiki is a bad idea.  We should strive to
> have
> > a repeatable release process.  By saying it is up to the person who
> happens
> > to be doing the release is just asking for less quality in our releases.
>  If
> > you don't think you can follow the release process, then you shouldn't be
> > doing the release.  And, if we as a community can't define a repeatable
> > release process, then we shouldn't have a release either.
>
> Calling something that anyone can go and edit and add their best ideas
> to "official" is silly.
> It does not list iron-clad requirements - it is there simply to help.
> That's pretty obvious by looking at the huge list of content on that
> page.  I'd rather spend my time writing code and improving the
> projects rather than engaging in bureaucratic exercises.
>
> -Yonik
>
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Robert Muir
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