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From Joe Schaefer <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release apache-manifoldcf-0.4-incubating, RC2
Date Wed, 18 Jan 2012 19:50:35 GMT
The solution is simple, bring more IPMC members
in from the ManifoldCF podling.  That is exactly
what we did for Lucy!

> From: Marvin Humphrey <>
>Sent: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 2:33 PM
>Subject: Re: [VOTE] Release apache-manifoldcf-0.4-incubating, RC2
>On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 02:11:49PM -0500, Karl Wright wrote:
>> Waiting for the last IPMC vote has become the longest and most
>> uncertain part of the ManifoldCF release process.  Considering the
>> amount of effort and good work that the committers put into each
>> release, it's surely not too much to ask for someone here to have a
>> look at it?  (We apologize; we really hate to bother you all, but
>> those ARE the rules...)
>(Apologies in advance that this isn't a VOTE email...)
>For what it's worth, I tried to review a release candidate for an earlier
>ManifoldCF release, but I had to give up because I just didn't feel qualified
>to evaluate the legal aspect given ManifoldCF's large number of dependencies
>and my limited Java-fu.
>I find it very challenging to step in as a freelance IPMC member to cast a
>release vote on a project I haven't been involved with.
>I definitely consider the difficulty in scraping up these votes to be a
>significant weakness in how the Incubator operates right now, but I don't have
>any ideas about how to improve the situation. :(
>Marvin Humphrey
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