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Re: Only require 2 signatures for zip file?

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2008 14:48:27 -0400

On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 2:39 PM, David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 11:36 AM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > Failing that, who else is willing to setup and test on Windows? We
> > have a lot of active downstream users of the Windows release. We have
> > Jeremy and Bert from AnkhSVN and Stefan from TortoiseSVN. How about
> > if we started accepting and counting their signatures towards a
> > release? Assuming they are willing to run the tests and provide
> > signature of course.
> Whether or not we count it towards the release count, I think I'm
> always interested in seeing that folks like Stefan and the AnkhSVN
> people have verified a release.

I used to build the Windows release so I could include JavaHL library
in Subclipse, and so I would also run the tests and sign the release.
But since I was not a full committer, my signature did not count
towards the release. I always thought it should have (since we had
these same signature problems back then).

Given that the rest of you are not likely to give up emacs for Windows
we need to be looking for solutions. By the way, I forgot Ivan Zhakov
in my original post. I do not think he has signed releases in the
past, at least not regularly. If we could get him to commit to do so,
this would at least be less of a problem since we would then have
three committers that we can count on signing the release, and four
when DJ is able to devote the time again.

That said, Stefan, Bert and Jeremy have all contributed to our project
and they have vested interest in our releases. It seems like we would
be doing ourselves a favor if we recruited and counted their

Mark Phippard
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