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From Jochen Theodorou <>
Subject Re: apache binary distributions
Date Wed, 19 Aug 2015 13:17:59 GMT
Am 18.08.2015 18:46, schrieb Marvin Humphrey:
> On Tue, Aug 18, 2015 at 2:02 AM, Kalle Korhonen
>> So what if a project (members) does not vote but unofficially
>> releases binary executable packages, perhaps along with source to some
>> other location than /dist/? Clearly, it's not an official release by Apache
>> policy but there the bits are in the wild anyway.
> At Apache, software that is published beyond the group that develops it must
> be assembled, vetted and voted in accordance with Release Policy and
> distributed in accordance with Release Distribution Policy.

does this extend to convenience binaries and binaries not produced by 
the project itself?... let's say for example a windows installer

> Apache is deliberately decentralized in that technical decisions are
> officially delegated to a PMC, but projects are still obligated to follow
> Foundation policy with regards to project governance, IP diligence, etc.  A
> primary function of the Incubator is to prepare projects to self-govern in
> accordance with Apache policy and traditions.

And a project could choose to just "tolerate" this such binaries, right?

bye blackdrag

Jochen "blackdrag" Theodorou

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