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From "Andrew C. Oliver" <acoli...@apache.org>
Subject Question Re: [VOTE] 2.0-pre1 release (results/Status)
Date Thu, 08 May 2003 15:22:51 GMT
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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