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From Emmanuel Lécharny <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Communicating intent around non-release, downstream integration binary artifacts
Date Wed, 24 Jun 2015 20:32:25 GMT
Le 24/06/15 22:28, David Nalley a écrit :
> On Wed, Jun 24, 2015 at 12:01 PM, Ross Gardler (MS OPEN TECH)
> <> wrote:
>> +1 (to this and Jochen's response)
>> Roman was explicit in his question about "clearly identifiable non-release artifacts
available to the general public". We can debate words on a page forever, or we can work with
the intent and get on with producing software.
>> There is plenty of precedent here (including the oldest project in the foundation).
> Link please? because I can't find it, and a couple of folks from the
> httpd PMC tell me this isn't the case.
> I don't think there's a problem with snapshots or nightly builds being
> available. I do think there is a problem with promoting nightly
> builds, or even promoting them from the website.
> I do think that the Release Policy is binding on projects, and more so
> on podlings that haven't kicked out a release yet.
> More generally to the underlying issue that prompted this discussion:
> With the concrete example of Geode's DockerHub presence, I don't think
> it's acceptable:
> Specifically, it's promoting folks consume a nightly build.
> There's no warning that this hasn't met the ASF standards for
> software, or that this project hasn't even pushed out a release yet.
> Then there's the fact that the dockerfile isn't even coming from the
> ASF it's coming from:

That is a clear breach of The ASF release policy, I agree.

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