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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: Releases from trunk
Date Tue, 05 Dec 2006 23:46:44 GMT
Reinhard Poetz wrote:
> I think it's time to release the next milestone of some of our modules:
>  - org.apache.cocoon:cocoon                    (pom)
>  - org.apache.cocoon:cocoon-core-modules       (pom)
>  - org.apache.cocoon:cocoon-core               (jar)
>  - org.apache.cocoon:cocoon-blocks-modules     (pom)
>  - org.apache.cocoon:cocoon-template           (pom)
>  - org.apache.cocoon:cocoon-flowscript         (pom)
>  - org.apache.cocoon:cocoon-template-impl      (jar)
>  - org.apache.cocoon:cocoon-flowscript-impl    (jar)
>  - org.apache.cocoon:cocoon-blocks-fw          (pom)
>  - org.apache.cocoon:cocoon-blocks-fw-impl     (jar)
>  - org.apache.cocoon:cocoon-tools-modules      (pom)
>  - org.apache.cocoon:cocoon-archetypes         (pom)
>  - org.apache.cocoon:cocoon-22-archetype-block (archetype jar)
> That's the minimal set of artifacts to do something useful with Cocoon and 
> to follow the getting started guide. I know that we should release some 
> more blocks (forms, fop, apples, etc.) and the archetype-webapp artifact, 
> but they need some more polishing.
> I propose that we change the release procedure this time:
> The person who performs the release, releases the artifacts into our 
> staging repository. Then he calls for a vote, open for 72 hours. If the 
> vote passes, the artifacts are moved to the official Apache sync directory 
> on The last step is asking on to 
> sync with the Maven central repo.
> Is the list of artifacts and the outlined release procedure okay for 
> everybody? If yes, I can do the relase on Thuesday, starting in the 
> afternoon (MET).

I am not clear about what is being suggested for this plan.

If it is a "milestone" then it should not end up on the
public central repository.

If it is a "release" then it should be accompanied by
the sources, etc. Also it should be on the w.a.o/dist mirrors
as well as whatever Maven does.


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