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From "Robert Burrell Donkin" <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Milestone from trunk
Date Mon, 05 May 2008 16:40:47 GMT
On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 5:33 PM, Stefano Bagnara <apache@bago.org> wrote:
> Robert Burrell Donkin ha scritto:
>
> >
> > On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 4:00 PM, Stefano Bagnara <apache@bago.org> wrote:
> >
> >
> > >  Can you say it again with different words? (concrete checklist/roadmap
> > > would be perfect to avoid my misunderstanding ;-) ).
> > >
> >
> > 1 Isn't it time we did a release?
> > 2 [PROPOSAL] Prepare release foo-x.y.z managed by Anne
> > 3 Focus on fixing code base
> > 4 Anne tags then prepares foo-x.y.z which is the release candidate and
> > makes it available for proving
> > 5 [VOTE] Promote foo-x.y.z to alpha
> > 6 [VOTE] Promote foo-x.y.z to beta
> > 7 [VOTE] Promote foo-x.y.z to fc
> >
> > if foo-x.y proves to be substandard then start again with foo-x.y.(z+1)
> >
>
>  So we simply do what we did for previous releases but each release will
> require multiple votes to define increasing quality levels, right? This way
> we don't require the quality to be FC at the first call.
>
>  Makes sense.
>
>  We did something similar with jSPF. it was 0.9.4 unstable, 0.9.5 unstable,
> 0.9.6 was stable so we had 0.9.6 declared as stable in the website.
>
>  So first we tag and release and then we decide what "quality label" to use
> to describe that release using a vote for each "quality step".
>
>  I will not be Anne (because Anne is a girl ;-) ), but I would be happy to
> test/fix during #3 and to write my votes in #1,#2,#5,#6 and #7.
>
>  IMHO #1 answer is an implicit YES for every source tree not having had a
> release in the last year.
>
>  The only thing I don't like of this approach is that if we tag before we
> decide the quality level we cannot include the quality label in the release
> file name (and artifacts deployed to the maven repository), but maybe this
> "missing information" worth the advantages of having a much easier entry
> level for releasing something.

just rename the artifact by hand

- robert

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