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From sebb <>
Subject Re: Release process updates
Date Mon, 01 Jul 2013 09:13:53 GMT
On 1 July 2013 08:17, Andreas Gudian <> wrote:
>> 2013/6/26 sebb < <javascript:;>>:
>> > The mission of the ASF is to release software as source, and to ensure
>> > that the released source is available under the Apache Licence.
>> Excuse me but I have always understand the ASF mission as building
>> communities around softwares.
>> Community over Code and not Process over Code.
>> I believe (my personal opinion) we are here to make two communities
>> happy: dev community with easing their task to build and release good
>> software for the users community.

The software is not good if it is found to contain source code that
should not be there.

>> With all of those emails, it's just a way to discourage people who
>> want to release software for their users.

I had no intention (or idea) that my simple request to add the URL and
revision to e-mails would create such a storm of resistance.

>> Yes too much (non useful) process tend/will discourage volunteers to
>> release something.

The change in process is minimal; a lot less work than even a single
reply to this thread.

>> My 0,02AUD
>> --
>> Olivier
> +1, Oliver.
> Sure we need some kind of a legal basis and yes, we want to deliver as high
> a quality it is feasible for us. But in the end we're here to have fun
> coding stuff that makes a difference for the users.
> That means: keep the processes lean, as well as the discussion on
> improvements to the processes.
> Those were my 0,02€.
> Andreas

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