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From Roman Shaposhnik <>
Subject Re: Convenience Binary Policy
Date Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:26:23 GMT
On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 9:45 PM, Branko Čibej <> wrote:
> On 21.10.2014 06:34, Alex Harui wrote:
>> What is the piece I’m missing that says we have to vote to update the
>> binary package?
> Apparently the Flex community believes that convenience binaries need
> votes. They don't, but aside from that, if you guys are already voting
> on binary packages, it makes perfect sense to vote for your fixed
> version, if only to keep people happy.
> -- Brane
> P.S.: Why anyone would think voting on binaries makes any kind of sense
> around here is, of course, a different question. I can't even begin to
> count the number of times it's been pointed out that binaries are not
> Apache releases.

And yet that issue keeps rearing its ugly head. Given the amount
of traffic I've seen around clarifying some finer (and not so fine)
points of release/licensing implication it is about time we start
an FAQ on that. Me thinks at least.


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