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From Joe Stein <crypt...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Graduate from incubator?
Date Fri, 08 Jun 2012 17:59:03 GMT
I would be interested to drive a 0.7.1 release. 

On Jun 8, 2012, at 12:23 PM, Jun Rao <junrao@gmail.com> wrote:

> Actually, any committers outside of LinkedIn is interested in drive an
> 0.7.1 release? That will help diversifying the community. It should be much
> easier than the 0.7.0 release since most of the licensing issues have been
> resolved.
> Thanks,
> Jun
> On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 5:46 PM, Joel Koshy <jjkoshy.w@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think an 0.7.1 release would be suitable in any case given that there are
>> few additional features and API changes since 0.7.0 - I can drive that,
>> although an 0.7.1 release need not necessarily hold up pursuing graduation
>> if people prefer (1).
>> Joel
>> On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 12:51 PM, Jay Kreps <jay.kreps@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> This is a fair point. I am not sure of the best practices on the number
>> of
>>> releases to do before graduation. The Incubator docs imply a fairly low
>>> bar:
>>> "Projects need to cut releases. Apache projects need to understand how to
>>> cut Apache releases. Therefore it is an important step during your stay
>> in
>>> the incubator to demonstrate the ability to create an Apache Release.
>>> Podlings
>>> do not need to actually *publish* a release to demonstrate that they
>>> understand how to accomplish such a feat. However, creating a release
>> that
>>> is approved by the incubator project management
>>> committee<
>> http://incubator.apache.org/incubation/Roles_and_Responsibilities.html#Incubator+Project+Management+Committee+%28PMC%29
>>> is usually the simplest way to do this."
>>> (http://incubator.apache.org/guides/graduation.html#releases)
>>> They refer to "a release" not "releases", and mention that they don't
>>> particularly care if you publish it or not. We might want to set a higher
>>> bar for ourselves, though.
>>> We had planned on having 0.8 be the next release, and that is still a few
>>> months out I suspect. However we did take a number of minor features and
>>> fixes post 0.7 that are only on trunk it would probably be possible to
>> do a
>>> 0.7.1 without too much drama and that would make that work available to
>>> people in a more easily consumable form . On the other hand it would be
>>> nice to just be heads down and focus on 0.8 too. So if people agree with
>>> Chris's feedback there are three options:
>>> 1. Pursue graduation now
>>> 2. Do a 0.7.1 release, pursue graduation when that is completed
>>> 3. Wait until 0.8 is out, pursue graduation after that
>>> Anyone have a strong preference for one of these options?
>>> -Jay
>>> On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 7:17 PM, Chris Burroughs
>>> <chris.burroughs@gmail.com>wrote:
>>>> On 2012-05-23 23:32, Alan D. Cabrera wrote:
>>>>>> We struggled a bit with licensing and packaging issues but we got
>>> those
>>>>>> issues resolved and did a release and this should be pretty easy
>> going
>>>>>> forward.
>>>> This is the one point I am hesitant about.  I think it would be
>>>> reasonable to ask us for a history of more than a single release (and
>>>> I'm not sure we got the mirror situation 100% right yet).  We sure we
>>>> got this one?
>>>> For the more important parts, It's exciting to see the community grow
>>>> (particular the diversity part, that's a great accomplishment and I
>> know
>>>> takes significant commitment).  On that note I would be interested in
>>>> hearing from other committers about graduation.

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