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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: freedom to do sane release management (was: Approve release Apache UIMA...)
Date Wed, 19 Dec 2007 22:34:42 GMT
Leo Simons wrote:
> On Dec 18, 2007, at 11:50 PM, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>> The bottom line of release management in the ASF.
>> > All artifacts should be generated from the tagged SVN <
> That just isn't the bottom line. It's only the bottom line in some 
> projects.
> The point is that, on the whole, there are many many ways to do really 
> good and really dilligent release management, including doing very good 
> tracking of everything in version control, yet still do a lot of things 
> very differently.

I don't think we disagree all that much, although my point of placing
the LICENSE, COPYRIGHT, NOTICE out front no matter how an individual
chooses to obtain ASF source code still stands :)

Reproduceable as things stood at that time is certainly good enough for
me, and you offer lots of illustrations.  Not reproducible (by forgetting
to tag externals, for example) is usually a bad idea.


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