I do believe in the benefit of MXNet community, MXNet 1.4  is a important
release with many useful features for our users:

1. Java Inference API, JVM memory management, Julia APIs
2. Multiple important directional experimental features - Subgraph API,
control flow operators, Topology aware all-reduce approach in distributed
training
3. Enhancing so many user touching functionalities - ONNX operator
coverage, new operators like trigonometric operators, Debugging operators
4. 75+ bug fixes
5. Documentation, tutorials, examples updates and issue fixes

*RAT check failures is important and we will fix it up soon in the
following release*. Holding off the release will further delay so many
useful features for users through a stable release. In my opinion, it would
be beneficial for MXNet community to make this release happen.

Best,
Sandeep
On Mon, Feb 11, 2019 at 4:37 PM Qing Lan <lanking...@live.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> Can we move the VOTE forward since the RAT license should not be a problem
> that block the release. We can always add that one in our future releases
> (e.g 1.4.1 or 1.5.0).
>
> As you may aware, 1.4.0 release started very early this year and delayed a
> couple of times until now. From the Apache Release process:
> http://www.apache.org/legal/release-policy.html, it should be fine for us
> to move forward if majority provide +1 than -1.
>
> Again, move forward does not mean we should not fix it or ignore problems
> that exist in the code. We will address and fix them in the next release.
>
> Thanks,
> Qing
>
> ´╗┐On 2/10/19, 10:28 PM, "Steffen Rochel" <steffenroc...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>     Dear community -
>     I'm cancelling the vote due to -1 feedback from Luciano due to RAT
>     failures.
>     For details see
>
> https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/51e9ab05edae2089c74a253000a92d5aa5c6406f54e5bd0a0b3c3879@%3Cgeneral.incubator.apache.org%3E
>
>     The MXNet community will discuss next steps.
>
>     Regards,
>     Steffen
>
>
>

-- 
Sandeep Krishnamurthy

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