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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject [CANCEL] [VOTE] Drop incubating requirement of Maven artifacts
Date Wed, 04 Jan 2017 01:51:06 GMT
All,

Based on the current discussions I'm canceling this vote.. we can follow up
in a coming discussion thread.  The hope is that we can reach better
consensus.

John

On Mon, Jan 2, 2017 at 12:22 PM John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org> wrote:

> All,
>
> I'm calling to vote on a proposed policy change.  Current guide at [1]
> indicates that maven artifacts should include incubator (or incubating) in
> the version string of maven artifacts.  Its labeled as a best practice, not
> a requirement and is not a policy followed on other repository management
> tools (e.g. PyPi).
>
> I therefore push forward that the incubator will cease expecting
> java-based projects to publish artifacts with "-incubating" in the version
> string, with the understanding that:
>
> - Incubating is a term used to refer to a project's stability, not a
> release's stability.  It is generally understood that incubating projects
> are not necessarily immature, but may have a potential of failing to become
> a TLP.
> - Podling releases are endorsed, the podling itself is not endorsed.  We
> will not approve releases that are blatantly against ASF policies.
>
>
> [ ] +1 Drop the -incubator/-incubating expectation of maven projects
> [ ] +/0
> [ ] -1 Don't drop because....
>
>
> [1]:
> http://incubator.apache.org/guides/release-java.html#best-practice-maven
>
>

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