Julian Foad

* publish/roadmap.html: Remove 1.12; mark 'next release' details as obsolete.
* tools/dist/release.py

(update_backport_bot): Update instructions for this manual step.

* publish/docs/community-guide/releasing.part.html

(backport-merge-bot): Correct the link-to-self.

* tools/dist/release.py

(create_status_file_on_branch): Move the template from here...

* tools/dist/templates/STATUS.ezt

... to this new file.

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* publish/docs/community-guide/releasing.part.html

(creating-branch): Tewak creating the release notes template.

* publish/docs/release-notes/1.13.html: Add 'work in progress' warning.
* tools/dist/templates/release-notes.ezt: Add 'work in progress' warning.
* publish/docs/community-guide/releasing.part.html

(creating-branch): Add writing the release notes.

* tools/dist/templates/release-notes.ezt: Fix comment-in-comment syntax.
* publish/docs/release-notes/1.13.html: Add the significant changes.
* publish/docs/release-notes/1.13.html: Replace with a template.

Generated by: 'release.py write-release-notes'

* tools/dist/release.py: Add a new subcommand 'write-release-notes'.

* tools/dist/templates/release-notes.ezt: New template.

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* publish/download.html: Point to our new static 'KEYS' file.
* publish/docs/community-guide/releasing.part.html

(creating-branch): Move info on managing the backport merge bot...

(backport-merge-bot): ... to this new section, and expand and clarify it.

* publish/docs/release-notes/1.13.html: New: (temporary) release notes.
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Announce Subversion 1.13.0-rc1
* publish/docs/community-guide/releasing.part.html

Adjust backport buildbot instructions, following recent changes related to

migration from svn-qavm3 to svn-qavm

( https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-18508 ).

* publish/docs/community-guide/releasing.part.html

Adjust release.py usage, following r1867623, and minor tweaks.

* publish/docs/community-guide/releasing.part.html

Adjust release.py --target option, following r1867630.

Use consistent version numbers in examples.

* tools/dist/release.py: Make '--target' a global option.
* tools/dist/release.py


get_download_anchor): Move out of Version class.

* tools/dist/release.py: Fix broken 'roll' command, following r1867134.
* tools/dist/release.py (recommended_release): Update to 1.13

in preparation for rolling the 1.13 release.

Downloads page: remove vestiges of obsolete in-line rendering of checksums.
* tools/dist/release.py (tool_versions): Deduplicate the data.
Merge tools/dist/create-minor-release-branch.py into release.py.
* tools/dist/release.py: Make repository URLs configurable externally,

useful for testing, removing the scalpel left in r1867572.

Preparation for merging create-minor-release-branch.py into release.py.
Update wiki links to point to the new(ish) Confluence Wiki.
* tools/dist/release.py: Revert accidental part of r1867134.