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Change Infrastructure distribution policy to refer to all platforms

19 Aug 2020

 WHEREAS, the Board of Directors desires to increase
 clarity around correct handling of releases, and

 WHEREAS, the Infrastructure project needs Board approval
 to change its distribution policy, and

 WHEREAS, the Infrastructure distribution policy be
 re-worded to refer to all platforms and not just those
 managed by the Apache Infrastructure project.

 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that Infrastructure
 distribution policy be modified, and this change be

 Article I - Background
 Top-Level Projects are increasing using other
 distributions platforms to distribute releases to their
 users, and there is some confusion on how ASF policy
 applies to these platforms. There have been ongoing
 conversations on the Infrastructure and board lists
 about this and changes to distribution policy proposed.
 The policy change has previously had lazy consensus of
 the board. The Infrastructure project has requested this
 change via a board resolution as it is unsure it can
 make this change with only lazy consensus.

 Special Order 7F, Change Infrastructure distribution policy to
 refer to all platforms, was tabled.