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From Joseph Schaefer <joe_schae...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: binary release artifacts
Date Thu, 19 Sep 2013 06:46:05 GMT
Agreed.  Convenience binaries have always been distributed on our mirrors.  Only the corresponding
source tarball requires a vote.

Sent from my iPhone

On Sep 19, 2013, at 2:40 AM, ant elder <ant.elder@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 2:18 AM, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com>wrote:
> 
> 
>> As Tim and Luciano have already stated, artifacts which were not voted on
>> by
>> the IPMC cannot continue to be distributed though our channels.
> 
> 
> Is that actually the case? AIUI the ASF only releases open source code. We
> vote on the source packages and call the positive results a release, and
> the binary artifacts are just for convenience. Go take a look at the HTTPD
> project (which should know what they're doing right?), their release votes
> on the dev list only mention the source, but there are binary artifacts
> mentioned up on their download page.
> 
>   ...ant

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