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From R J Scheuerle Jr <sc...@us.ibm.com>
Subject Re: [Vote] Simplifying the Axis2 release process
Date Mon, 19 Jul 2010 14:39:30 GMT
+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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