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From "ant elder" <>
Subject Re: How strict should podling release reviews be?
Date Fri, 28 Sep 2007 10:45:31 GMT
On 9/28/07, Niclas Hedhman <> wrote:
> On Friday 28 September 2007 16:16, Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
> > IMHO the incubator PMC doesn't care much about technical issues in
> > podling releases, at least for early releases.
> This is an important observation. The reviewers has no opportunity to
> figure
> out if the release at all work. That is up to the Podling, and AFAIA
> concerned, the technical quality can be non-existent.
> IMHO, the mentors are responsible together with the PPMC to bring the
> technical quality to a level expected from ASF projects. But I feel it is
> at
> that group's discretion.
> AFAIR, technical quality hasn't been a problem in the past for
> graduations.

Yes, and there is some quality expectations for real (non-incubating) Apache
releases so Incubator release reviews help podlings learn about those, past
review discussions have brought up various non-legal aspects, for example
consistent artifact naming, distributions not unzipping to the current
folder etc.


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