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From Bernd Fondermann <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache Nutch 1.1 Release Candidate #2
Date Tue, 27 Apr 2010 05:06:16 GMT
On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 04:15, Mattmann, Chris A (388J)
<> wrote:
> Hi Hoss,
>> : Thanks. I think it actually makes sense to finish off 1.1, and since
>> : there is overlap with the Nutch PMC and the Lucene PMC and since the
>> : thread started in Lucene before the TLP, I think it would be great e.g.,
>> Except that once the Board officilly passed the resolution creating the
>> nutch TLP... "...all responsibilities pertaining to the Apache Lucene
>> Nutch sub-project encumbered upon the Apache Lucene Project are hereafter
>> discharged."
>> Tthe Lucene PMC can't hold a VOTE for Nutch releases as of that board
>> meeting.
> Interesting -- I wasn't so confident with my interpretation of it since:
> (a) I'm not a lawyer, and;
> (b) I can't find anywhere regarding ASF policy on existing VOTE threads
> started before TLP VOTEs and resolutions passed in that regard. My guess is
> that it's probably too specific to have an official policy written down for
> it, therefore it's open to interpretation.
> I'm still not convinced that it's 100% clear who in fact should be the
> binding VOTEs on something started in the Lucene-ville, but now existing in
> Nutch-ville,

If "something" equals "Nutch", it's the members of the Nutch PMC,
otherwise it's some other PMC.

> but in the interest of moving forward, that's why I just
> suggested those with overlap anyways (Andrzej, Sami, and myself) try and
> check out the release at the very least to see if we can move it forward.

It might be in Nutch's interest to first move to TLP, and only then
come out with a big 1.1-taa-daaa!

Just my 2 eurocents,


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