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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Finishing release policy codification
Date Mon, 12 Oct 2015 17:07:28 GMT
Will you be providing an HTML version? 

> On Oct 10, 2015, at 12:10 AM, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com> wrote:
> 
> On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 7:11 AM, Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> On Sep 14, 2015, at 5:08 PM, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> On Wed, Sep 2, 2015 at 5:58 PM, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com>
wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Here's what's proposed (the only change is moving from draft2 to draft3).
>>>> 
>>>> 1. V.P. of Legal Affairs shall assume responsibility for curation of
>>>>   Apache Release Policy.
>>>> 2. Publish <https://github.com/rectang/asfrelease/blob/draft3/release.md>
>>>>   at <http://apache.org/legal/release>.
>>>> 3. Replace the current Release Policy page at <http://apache.org/dev/release>
>>>>   with a redirect to <http://apache.org/legal/release>.
>>>> 
>>>> Jim, can you please consider the proposal?
>>> 
>>> Hello... Just sending a gentle reminder that this proposal is pending.
>>> 
>> 
>> Sorry... On the top of my TODO :)
> 
> Hello again... Just sending another gentle reminder that this proposal remains
> pending.
> 
> I would also like to revisit one of the rationales behind the proposal: The
> Incubator is negatively impacted by the ragged present state of Apache's
> policy documentation.
> 
> It is not the role of the Incubator to draft Foundation-wide policy, but
> nevertheless the lack of a closed set of concise policy documents to teach
> from reduces both the efficiency and effectiveness of Incubator onboarding.
> 
> Right now on other Apache mailing lists, various Incubator rule changes and
> reorganizations are being proposed.  Perhaps those proposals will move
> forward, perhaps not.
> 
> Meanwhile, I hope to continue making progress "outside the box" of the
> Incubator itself, by achieving ratification of the codified Release Policy --
> and adding it alongside the previously ratified Release Distribution Policy[1]
> to a finite, bounded collection of clear, concise, curated policy documents.
> 
> Jim, your consideration of this proposal would be very much appreciated.
> 
> Marvin Humphrey
> 
> [1] http://www.apache.org/dev/release-distribution
> 
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