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From "Noel J. Bergman" <>
Subject RE: [RESULT] [VOTE] [POLICY] Allow extra release distribution channels like the central Maven repository
Date Fri, 03 Oct 2008 01:19:12 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> Jukka Zitting wrote:
> > This is a slight majority (of binding votes) for accepting the
> > proposed change, but given the clear lack of consensus and the
> > concerns voiced about that, I unfortunately need to conclude that this
> > issue should be tabled until better consensus is reached.

> Nonsense.  That's as if to say [VOTE] was actually supposed to be [POLL].
> A decision, however frustrating, has been reached.

Actually, Jukka's approach is correct.  Greg Stein has discussed this sort of situation on
multiple occasions with the same conclusion and guidance as Jukka.

> > Does the ASF "endorse" these releases, and what does that endorsement mean? 

> yes...

You are talking about a legal licensing matter, whereas discussion during the setup and formation
of the Incubator was quite clear that Incubator releases are NOT to carry the ASF's imprimatur
and unfettered brand.  Hence the restrictions and disclaimer requirements.

	--- Noel

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