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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: [ALL] how to move a project out of the sandbox?
Date Tue, 03 Jan 2017 14:48:13 GMT
On 2017-01-03, Rob Tompkins wrote:

>> On Jan 3, 2017, at 8:57 AM, Stefan Bodewig <> wrote:

>>> On 2017-01-03, Rob Tompkins wrote:

>>> As a relative novice to the Apache/Apache Commons sandboxing process,
>>> I figure that it might be prudent to ask what the process is for
>>> moving a component out of the sandbox, before I attempt a release on
>>> TEXT. So, I was wondering if someone could point me in the direction
>>> of the documentation or if someone has an answer here.

>>> I did poke around a bit in markmail to see if such a discussion has
>>> been had on the dev lis, and don’t see anything in the last several
>>> years that has anything like this context.

>> Looks as if we haven't promoted that may components lately. Basically
>> you need to ensure you are able to get three PMC members to vote on a
>> release, so the process is to start a vote about promoting the component
>> and this vote is subject to "Majority Approval"[1].

> Let me make sure I understand correctly here. We need a released
> artifact before approaching the PMC for this vote?

No, I'm sorry I've been too vague.  You start a vote to promote the
component and the same rules apply that would apply to a release vote.


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