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From Amila Suriarachchi <amilasuriarach...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Vote] Simplifying the Axis2 release process
Date Tue, 20 Jul 2010 13:02:04 GMT
+1

Amila.

On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 11:00 PM, Bill Nagy <nagy@watson.ibm.com> wrote:

> +1
>
> -Bill
>
> On Mon, 2010-07-19 at 09:39 -0500, R J Scheuerle Jr wrote:
> > +1
> >
> > Rich Scheuerle
> > Senior Programmer, AIM SWG
> > IBM Web Services (JAX-RPC, JAX-WS, SAAJ)
> > Development, Customer Solutions, and Open Source
> > Apache Axis2 (scheu@apache.org)
> > 512-286-8420 (IBM TL 363-8420)
> >
> > Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@opensource.lk> wrote on 07/19/2010
> > 12:06:25 AM:
> >
> > > From: Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@opensource.lk>
> > > To: java-dev@axis.apache.org
> > > Date: 07/19/2010 12:07 AM
> > > Subject: Re: [Vote] Simplifying the Axis2 release process
> > >
> > > +1!
> >
> > > On Sun, Jul 18, 2010 at 3:28 AM, Andreas Veithen
> > <andreas.veithen@gmail.com
> > > > wrote:
> > > All,
> > >
> > > It looks like one of the major pain points when doing an Axis2
> > release
> > > is producing and deploying the Maven site. The complexity of this
> > part
> > > of the process stems from the fact that in the (deployed) site we
> > not
> > > only have the documentation for the current release, but also the
> > > pages for previous releases. There are a couple of ant scripts to
> > make
> > > this work, but the stuff is difficult to understand, maintain and
> > use.
> > > I think that the added value of linking to the documentation of
> > > previous releases doesn't justify this complexity, and I would like
> > to
> > > radically simplify this.
> > >
> > > Here is my proposal:
> > >
> > > * Change modules/documentation to make it a simple and
> > straightforward
> > > Maven site, without any links to or inclusion of previous releases.
> > > * When doing a release, we archive the site of the previous release
> > by
> > > moving it to a subfolder.
> > > * Once the new axis.apache.org site developed by Milinda et al is
> > > ready, we can link to the archived Maven sites from there.
> > >
> > > Here is my +1.
> > >
> > > Andreas
> > >
> > >
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> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Sanjiva Weerawarana, Ph.D.
> > > Founder, Director & Chief Scientist; Lanka Software Foundation;
> > > http://www.opensource.lk/
> > > Founder, Chairman & CEO; WSO2, Inc.; http://www.wso2.com/
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> > >
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> >
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Amila Suriarachchi
WSO2 Inc.
blog: http://amilachinthaka.blogspot.com/

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