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From Glen Stampoultzis <gst...@iinet.net.au>
Subject Re: Question Re: [VOTE] 2.0-pre1 release (results/Status)
Date Thu, 08 May 2003 21:22:16 GMT
I'm not getting mail from PMC.  Looks like I need to resubscribe.

At 01:22 AM 9/05/2003, you wrote:
>Doh.  Glen beat me to it.  Constitutional issue here.  Is the PMC to ratify
>releases yet?  I heard Sam whisper something to that effect and I vaguely
>remember not dissenting on the issue, but I donĀ¹t recall ratifying any...
>
>-Andy
>
>
>On 5/8/03 11:17 AM, "Andrew C. Oliver" <acoliver@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > With several +1 votes and no dissents we're moving ahead with the release
> > plan for 2.0-pre1 and branch merge.  I'll sum it up here...
> >
> > Essentially:
> >
> > We have 3 active branches:
> >
> > 1. HEAD
> > 2. 1.5x (last release)
> > 3. poi-performance - a refactoring of the HEAD to suck down less memory
> >
> > We're going to close the 1.5 series.  Release 2.0-pre and branch that from
> > the head.  Then we'll merge poi-performance into the HEAD.
> >
> > 2.0 will continue to stabilize in its own branch.  And we'll work on making
> > the more courageous changes to the head and start releasing dev builds 
> again
> > from there.
> >
> > 2.0 will be released with a slightly less ambitious feature set than
> > originally envisioned; however, having a stable release more modern 
> than the
> > nearly year old 1.5.1 is seen as far more healthy for the project.
> >
> > In the future I plan to push for more frequent releases with slightly less
> > ambitious goals as I think that will be better for project health.  I
> > suspect this vote nods heads at this.
> >
> > Progress:
> >
> > We've now migrated to an ant/forrest based build/documentation system which
> > is successfully working.  There are some hiccups yet to be resolved in the
> > gump descriptor, but I've full confidence that these will be resolved
> > shortly and certainly in time for the 2.0-final release.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Andy
> >
>
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Glen Stampoultzis
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