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From "Yoav Shapira" <yo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ANN] Apache Tomcat v5.5.17-beta Now Available
Date Wed, 19 Apr 2006 21:59:00 GMT
Hi,

OK, no problem.  So what's our consensus process going forward?  Same
as before but with a formal vote to cut the release, and same
announcements but calling it a "release  candidate" instead of a
"release" ?

Yoav

On 4/19/06, William A. Rowe, Jr. <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
> Yoav Shapira wrote:
> > Bill,
> >
> >
> >>Yes, as long as it is not announced as the release, but announced as the
> >>candidate, tarball, what have you.  I noted specifically that Yoav sent this
> >>to announce@ which is definately verboten, pre vote.
> >
> >
> > This might be a nitpick, but I believe I sent it to dev@tomcat,
> > users@tomcat, and announce@apachenews.org, NOT announce@any apache.org
> > address.  The apachenews.org site, as you know, is a sort of news site
> > for Apache events (not just final releases), operated by Tetsuya who's
> > an ASF member.  Its audience and purpose are quite different from
> > announce@apache.org.  I wonder if that caused some confusion?
>
> Yes (I misread it) and no, it must not be broadcast to users@, or any
> external list, until the PMC approves it... rereading from apachenews.
>
> April 15, 2006
> 15 April 2006 - Apache Tomcat v5.5.17-beta Now Available
>
> The Apache Tomcat team is proud to announce the immediate availability of Tomcat
> v5.5.17-beta.
>
> I would say the team did not announce this (there was no vote) but YS announced
> this.  I know this seems like a longwinded thread over a silly nit, but there is
> most definately a legal difference, and I just want to ensure all of our members
> and committers protect themselves :)
>
> > (The rest of your message is understood, agreed)
>
>   :)
>
>
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