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From Sean Owen <>
Subject Re: Foundation policy on releases and Spark nightly builds
Date Sun, 12 Jul 2015 19:39:39 GMT
(This sounds pretty good to me. Mark it developers-only, not formally
tested by the community, etc.)

On Sun, Jul 12, 2015 at 7:50 PM, Patrick Wendell <> wrote:
> Hey Sean B.,
> Thanks for bringing this to our attention. I think putting them on the
> developer wiki would substantially decrease visibility in a way that
> is not beneficial to the project - this feature was specifically
> requested by developers from other projects that integrate with Spark.
> If the concern underlying that policy is that snapshot builds could be
> misconstrued as formal releases, I think it would work to put a very
> clear disclaimer explaining the difference directly adjacent to the
> link. That's arguably more explicit than just moving the same text to
> a different page.
> The formal policy asks us not to include links "that encourage
> non-developers to download" the builds. Stating clearly that the
> audience for those links is developers, in my interpretation that
> would satisfy the letter and spirit of this policy.
> - Patrick

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