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From Karl Wright <daddy...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release apache-manifoldcf-0.4-incubating, RC2
Date Wed, 18 Jan 2012 19:53:30 GMT
Thanks for at least having a look at this!

Even if you find the main release to be too big to look at, the three
ManifoldCF plugins, which have separate release packages (and vote
threads) are quite small with extremely limited dependencies.  Maybe
those would be easier to digest? ;-)

Karl

On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 2:33 PM, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com> wrote:
> 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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