These are the sigs for the vote:
MD5: 065197e47fc8854d030b1a67104a827b
SHA256: d1d09334b6890e76733f8a3996ce573a4b3609582c0298a7912df969f4799b79

It's all in version control, so you can correlate the vote if need be.

With regards,
Daniel.

On 02/09/2018 04:00 PM, sebb wrote:
> On 9 February 2018 at 13:52, Daniel Gruno <humbed...@apache.org> wrote:
>> On 02/09/2018 12:38 PM, sebb wrote:
>>> On 9 February 2018 at 10:03, Daniel Gruno <humbed...@apache.org> wrote:
>>>> Hullo folks, time for a release methinks!
>>>>
>>>> This is a vote on the artifacts collected from the tree in the 0.10
>>>> branch with commit hash a8ea8a044996ba0aea08fe59156edb79cd6f9db8.
>>>>
>>>> The tree can be inspected at
>>>> https://github.com/apache/incubator-ponymail/tree/a8ea8a044996ba0aea08fe59156edb79cd6f9db8
>>>>
>>>> The release candidate is available at:
>>>> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/incubator/ponymail/
>>>>
>>>> Specifically, this is a vote on
>>>> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/incubator/ponymail/apache-pony-mail-0.10-incubating.tar.xz
>>>> (md5, sha256 and sig files are provided as well).
>>>
>>> The above URL is mutable (indeed will be removed at some point) so it
>>> would be helpful to include the contents of at least one of the hashes
>>> in the vote mail.
>>> Otherwise it won't be follow the provenance of the artefact.
> 
> "Otherwise it won't be follow the provenance of the artefact."
> should be
> "Otherwise it won't be possible to follow the provenance of the artefact."
> 
> The above still applies.
> 
>>> Also, why is the file compressed using xz?
>>> That is a relatively unknown/new format and is unlikely to be
>>> available on all systems.
>>>
>>> By all means provide that as well, but I think sources should be
>>> provided as gzip and zip for maximum usability.
>>
>> xzip (LZMA) has been core in GNU for almost a decade now, and is
>> preferred to gzip by modern applications (it is what you would use for
>> distro packages on freebsd and most linux distros).
>>
>> It works on Mac as well as Windows (through 7zip), and achieves better
>> compression than traditional gzip.
> 
> Both Mac and Windows require 3rd party apps to open the format.
> 
> The compression ratio is irrelevant here, because the file is small (ca. 1MB)
> 
>> IOW, there is no barrier to opening this file for our users that
>> wouldn't exist with gzip.
> 
> That is not the case with xz which currently appears to be native only to 
> Linux.
> 
> Most projects provide zip and tar.gz one or both of which can be
> opened on Linux, macOS and Windows *without* needing to install a 3rd
> party app.
> 
> Yes, they will be a bit bigger, but the formats are much more widely 
> supported.
> 
>> With regards,
>> Daniel.
>>
>>>
>>> -1 because of the above
>>>
>>> I've not checked the contents yet.
>>>
>>>> Please inspect and vet the candidate and cast your votes accordingly:
>>>>
>>>> [ ] +1: Good to go
>>>> [ ]  0: Meh, either way is fine
>>>> [ ] -1: Don't release because....
>>>>
>>>> Anyone is welcome to vote on this release.
>>>> PPMC members can cast binding votes for the podling's release decision,
>>>> and IPMC members may cast binding votes that carry over to the IPMC
>>>> release vote later. This initial vote will last 72 hours (or less if all
>>>> possible votes have been cast).
>>>>
>>>> With regards,
>>>> Daniel.
>>>>
>>

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