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From Henri Yandell <bay...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Bundling and LICENSE
Date Fri, 08 Apr 2016 04:43:09 GMT
Could you point to some examples from previous releases? Might help to
understand the context here as to what are being proposed as "non-critical".


On Thu, Apr 7, 2016 at 5:07 AM, Harbs <harbs.lists@gmail.com> wrote:

> I’d like to chime in on this as well.
> The pattern that has been occurring in our project that L & N issues are
> not occasional issues. They are probably the most common issues which come
> up in the release process. In fact, these issues seem to ONLY come up
> during the release process, and it has been the single-most common cause
> for delaying releases. I’m not sure why this is the case, but this seems to
> be the pattern. If we can decide that all “non-critical” L & N issues can
> be considered bugs to be fixed after release, that will make a huge
> difference in the pain involved in releasing. Currently, the undertone is
> that L & N problems are almost always blockers, and PMC members should not
> vote for a release if any known ones exist.
> Harbs
> On Apr 7, 2016, at 3:58 AM, Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:
> IMO, if we could operate this way, we would release more often
> and I think we might attract more RMs, and the release process would
> feel more like a "potluck" than a grind.
> The projects I'm involved in don't work they way you propose and they
> have no difficulty releasing early and often. Neither do the occasional
> L&N issues that are raised cause any particular problems.
> Mark

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