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From Roman Shaposhnik <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Guidelines for distribution of incubating artefacts on other platforms
Date Fri, 08 Feb 2019 20:40:10 GMT
On Fri, Feb 8, 2019 at 12:27 PM Justin Mclean <>

> Hi,
> > This sentence is very confusing to me. If the release is "unofficial”
> then it can't be subject to ASF's policy, no?
> I used the word unofficial as some of these artefacts are connivance
> binaries. I and don’t want to open up the “we only release source" can of
> worms.

Then why not just call them what they are "convenience binary artifacts".
IOW, how about this edit:

- Convenience binary artifact releases need to be made from approved voted
on approved ASF releases.


> > I am actually not sure why we're including GitHub in this list.
> Because people are placing releases there as well. Github has a release
> page which can include release notes etc and shows a history of releases,
> users can download releases from here.

Wait, you mean binary releases, not just source code tags?

> > It is unclear whether <project> should include incubator- prefix. I
> > honestly thing it should.
> Good point. None of them I’ve seen have, I was thinking not and then you
> need to rename on graduation which would be a pain.
> > You don't have to had a Dockerfile to publish to Docker Hub. This
> sentence
> > makes it sound like it is a requirement.
> Right I’ll make that optional.
> Thanks for the feedback.
> Justin

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