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From Joe Bowser <bows...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Release Policy
Date Fri, 23 May 2014 20:04:15 GMT
On Fri, May 23, 2014 at 12:46 PM, Andrea Pescetti <pescetti@apache.org> wrote:
> On 23/05/2014 Brian LeRoux wrote:
>>
>> Furthermore some projects such as OpenOffice mentioned
>> earlier do not follow the policy.
>
>
> OpenOffice does follow the policy. The only "special" thing OpenOffice did
> is to advertise development snapshots towards version 4.1 (these are NOT
> releases! we conduct formal votes on ALL releases, including beta releases!)
> outside the dev mailing list since we have a dedicated QA mailing lists and
> a testers community that does not coincide with our developers. And this was
> discussed in advance with both the board and the infrastructure lists.
>

So, a snapshot is not a release? The problem is that there is one rule
for certain projects that have the board's favour and another for
projects that the board chooses to pick on for unknown reasons.  Why
isn't a snapshot build a release?

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