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From "Mattmann, Chris A (3010)" <chris.a.mattm...@jpl.nasa.gov>
Subject Re: Github tagging, was Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Joshua 6.1 RC#2
Date Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:22:34 GMT
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On 11/29/16, 3:02 PM, "Tom Barber" <tom@spicule.co.uk> wrote:

    Personally I think thats over doing it a bit on the T&C's, the PPMC hasn't
    created the artifact, I could create a release of any project and slap it
    on github and people could download it, doesn't make it "official" though,
    its just those faux-releases are generated by github themselves not a user.
    
    On Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 7:55 PM, Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com>
    wrote:
    
    > Hi,
    >
    > > IMHO, the tags on github are not formal releases.
    >
    > The tags may not be but it does creates a release artefact that someone
    > can download.
    >
    > >  So its not a violation of ASF release process.
    >
    > How so? It’s creating an artefact that the general public can access and
    > download before the vote is over. [1] [2] seems quite clear on this.
    >
    > > Some projects have handled this by moving release votes to a different
    > > (mirror/fork) of the project.
    >
    > You can just make the release on a branch rather than in a fork/mirror.
    >
    > Anyway I'll raise it on legal discuss.
    >
    > Thanks,
    > Justin
    >
    > 1. https://www.apache.org/dev/release-distribution.html#unreleased
    > 2. http://www.apache.org/dev/release.html#what
    >
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