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From Karl Wright <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release apache-manifoldcf-0.4-incubating, RC2
Date Wed, 18 Jan 2012 19:52:29 GMT
Sounds intriguing.  How is this done?  I'm afraid I'm vague as to the
process by which people become IPMC members.


On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 2:50 PM, Joe Schaefer <> wrote:
> 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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