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From Albert Lee <allee8...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Request to create a branch of 0.4-incubating as a maintenance release.
Date Thu, 02 May 2013 20:47:41 GMT
Since there is no objection, I'll move forward to create the 0.4.1 branch.

Thanks
Albert Lee.


On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 10:35 AM, Albert Lee <allee8285@gmail.com> wrote:

> Matt,
>
> Thanks for your quick initial thought on this matter.
>
> In OpenJPA (see http://openjpa.apache.org/release-management.html),
> interested parties are permitted to create a branch for specialization and
> managed by an assigned release manager. This allows:
>
> * all improvements in all branches transparent to the community
> * easy recreation of any branches in place, since all the repositories.
> infrastructure are readily available for build and experimentation
> * interested parties to use and extract specialized branches for open
> usage.
>
> I can understand your POV not getting the repository proliferate
> uncontrollably complex, that's the reason I would like to get agreement (or
> permission) to have the branch created.  The storage space for each
> additional branch for BVal is very minimum, and "justifies" the advantages
> this approach would bring to the community. OpenJPA has used this process
> since its inception and has been working out very nicely for multiple
> parties.
>
> Thanks again for your considerations.
>
> Albert Lee.
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 9:29 AM, Matt Benson <gudnabrsam@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi, Albert.  I'm not familiar with the OpenJPA community; I'd be
>> interested, in the interest of understanding the request, to know more
>> about what they do over there and in what context.  I'm not sure that,
>> from
>> my POV, it makes sense for the BVal PMC to play host to a particular
>> company's fork.  I wonder if it might be more appropriate for your company
>> to fork https://github.com/apache/bval on Github and revert whatever
>> commits you don't need from the 0.4 tag.
>>
>> With apologies for having a negative initial reaction,
>> Matt
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 8:36 AM, Albert Lee <allee8285@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > Hello,
>> >
>> > My company uses a specific revision of 0.4-incubating in our product
>> and I
>> > would like to create a branch of this release from this particular
>> revision
>> > for our maintenance work. I am proposing to follow the model used by
>> > OpenJPA:
>> >
>> > * create a release in
>> > svn.apache.org/repos/asf/bval/branches/0.4-incubatingthat branched off
>> > from a particular revision in bval/ctags/0.4
>> > * this release will be owned and maintained by the "release manager" of
>> > this branch.
>> >
>> > Any objection?
>> > --
>> > Albert Lee.
>> >
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Albert Lee.
>



-- 
Albert Lee.

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