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Re: svn 1.1.1 with r11211 - users perspective

From: Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
Date: 2004-10-12 00:49:32 CEST

--On Monday, October 11, 2004 11:58 PM +0200 Tobias Ringstrm
<tobias@ringstrom.mine.nu> wrote:

> There are two reasons why I did not "take the lead and produce a
> release", the first being that I have only one vote. I thought my email
> would make people start voting, but it didn't work. The second reason is

Um, it's hard to vote on something theoretical. If you has produced a
release candidate tarball, I'm sure you would have gotten the 3 votes
necessary to make 1.1.1 with just that patch in.

> much harder to describe. I really honestly did not think I had the
> mandate to initiate a release without the consent from the long time
> developers. From where I come it's common to get wide acceptance in the
> group before proceeding, so when I heard nothing from people I expected
> to have an opinon I did not know what to do.

Nah. Anyone (even a non-committer) can produce a tarball of Subversion -
that's why we have the dist.sh script. However, only the committers *as a
group* can produce a release. I can't automatically produce a release by
myself. Neither can you. Neither can Ben. But, working together, we can
indeed produce a release. =)

> I'm learning, though. At least I try to... and I appreciate your
> response. I can't learn from silence.

*nod* -- justin

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