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From Joan Touzet <>
Subject Re: Removal of ibmcom/couchdb3 preview image
Date Mon, 03 Feb 2020 17:46:12 GMT
On 2020-02-03 12:34, Jan Lehnardt wrote:
> Thanks Joan for raising this,
> I’m throwing in an extra “this is bad” because of the version number. 3.0 is not
a thing yet and we have brought that up with several IBMers that calling anything intermediate
“CouchDB3” (this is isn’t the first time) is problematic in the CouchDB Slack.
> Y’all need to do better. Is suggest the removal of this image blocks the 3.0.0 release,
to make sure nobody gets the wrong bits.

I agree - I was going to fork 3.x and 3.0.x today but I'll hold off 
until this gets resolved. We still have 2 documentation issues that need 
to be resolved, and verification of the Windows build, before we can 
release anyway.


> Best
> Jan
> —
>> On 3. Feb 2020, at 18:08, Joan Touzet <> wrote:
>> Hi IBM people,
>> This is a problem, especially because i'm seeing 50K+ pulls on this image already.
>> We've not yet released CouchDB 3.0. Any use of this image outside of our immediate
developer community is a direct violation of Apache release protocols, and could result in
serious problems down the road.
>> If you need a dev image for CouchDB to build Fauxton, that's one thing - but that
image needs to be built each time, or hosted on a *private* repository with credentials.
>> Please take this image offline immediately.
>> -Joan "not messing around" Touzet

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