[Gluster-devel] [Gluster-Maintainers] Release 4.1: LTM release targeted for end of May

Pranith Kumar Karampuri pkarampu at redhat.com
Tue Mar 13 10:56:37 UTC 2018

On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 1:51 PM, Amar Tumballi <atumball at redhat.com> wrote:

> >>
>> >> Further, as we hit end of March, we would make it mandatory for
>> features
>> >> to have required spec and doc labels, before the code is merged, so
>> >> factor in efforts for the same if not already done.
>> >
>> >
>> > Could you explain the point above further? Is it just the label or the
>> > spec/doc
>> > that we need merged before the patch is merged?
>> >
>> I'll hazard a guess that the intent of the label is to indicate
>> availability of the doc. "Completeness" of code is being defined as
>> including specifications and documentation.
> I believe this has originated from maintainers meeting agreements [1] .
> The proposal to make a spec and documentation mandatory was submitted 3
> months back and is documented, and submitted for comment @
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1AFkZmRRDXRxs21GnGauieIyiIiRZ-
> nTEW8CPi7Gbp3g/edit?usp=sharing
Thanks! This clears almost all the doubts I had :).

> The idea is, if the code is going to be released, it should have relevant
> documentation for users to use it, otherwise, it doesn't matter if the
> feature is present or not. If the feature is 'default', and there is no
> documentation required, just mention it, so the flags can be given. Also,
> if there is no general agreement about the design, it doesn't make sense to
> merge a feature and then someone has to redo things.
> For any experimental code, which we want to publish for other developers
> to test, who doesn't need documentation, we have 'experimental' branch,
> which should be used for validation.

>  [1] - http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-
> December/054070.html

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