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From "Alexandru Popescu" <the.mindstorm.mailingl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Struts 2.0.5 Quality
Date Wed, 07 Feb 2007 00:10:00 GMT
I fully agree with Ted's explanation of vote meanings so

> [  ] Leave at test build
> [  ] Alpha
> [ x] Beta
> [  ] General Availability (GA)

./alex
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.w( the_mindstorm )p.


On 2/7/07, Ted Husted <husted@apache.org> wrote:
> We might have to agree to disagree. I believe a beta vote is warranted
> when someone believes the code is ready for testing outside of the
> development group. Personally, I am not in favor of passing a set of
> bits straight to GA without a beta cycle, especially when a release
> series hasn't seen a GA release yet. The term "General Availability"
> should mean that we feel it is ready for us by the general public, not
> just that we were able to use it ourselves. Of course, other PMC
> members may have different viewpoints.
>
> Remember, voting beta now is not the final disposition. It simply
> means that we can announce the release to the user list and encourage
> wider testing. If the reports come back joyful, then we can decide to
> apply the GA stamp.
>
> In the meantime, we can continue to roll new releases. I'd be happy to
> run one every week or two, so long as there is something to put into
> the notes :)
>
> -Ted.
>
> On 2/6/07, Don Brown <mrdon@twdata.org> wrote:
> > I disagree; you shouldn't vote beta just because you haven't ran the
> > code in production.  A beta vote should be reserved for the case where
> > you don't believe the quality is at the level of a GA release, and there
> > should be specific issues you can point to that you feel need to be
> > resolved first.  If you have downloaded the release, ran it through
> > whatever tests you deem appropriate, and it passes with flying colors,
> > then a GA vote is warranted.
> >
> > Don
> >
> > Ted Husted wrote:
> > > Beta is also an option :)
> > >
> > > On 2/6/07, Ian Roughley <ian@fdar.com> wrote:
> > >> +0 for GA.  I have some testing code that looks good, but no production
> > >> code that has been converted.
> > >>
> > >> /Ian
>
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