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From Reinhard Poetz <>
Subject Re: Releasing from trunk
Date Fri, 02 Feb 2007 16:15:19 GMT
Grzegorz Kossakowski wrote:
> Reinhard Poetz napisał(a):
>> As scheduled some weeks ago I want to ask for opinions about a next
>> series of module releases.
>> Here my proposal:
>>  - release cocoon-configuration-api and cocoon-spring-configuratur as 1.0
>>  - release cocoon-core (+ all submodules) as RC1
>>  - release the archetypes as RC1
>>  - release cocoon-servlet-service as M1
>>  - release cocoon-template and cocoon-forms as RC1
>> Releasing as RC or stable means that we don't change contracts
>> anymore. Is this okay for the proposed modules?
> Of course cocoon-ajax was missed by mistake, yes?

sorry, yes I missed it.

> I would like to kindly ask if there is any chance my latest patches will
> get included into this release. I think this (plus documentation I
> really plan to write) will speed up adoption of servlet service fw and
> promote good practices. I know they are breaking C2.1 (not only samples,
> but contracts) so I think it's right time to discuss about stop sharing
> these blocks. Without major changes there is no chance to push things
> forward :(

Which contracts are we breaking exactly?

I'm not sure when the right time for such a split is. If possible I would like 
to share at least the forms-impl as long as we have a final release of 

>> And once again, has anybody time to prepare proper release artifacts
>> of all Avalon and Excalibur modules that we depend on? The problem is
>> that the artifacts are only available at an Apache repository but not
>> at the central Maven repo. Note that all Cocoon committers have commit
>> rights in Avalon land and IIU Jorg correctly, most of the work has
>> already been done!
>> IMO that's absolutly necessary for tagging the Cocoon core release as
>> stable!
> +1. Don't forget about releasing source jars when the opportunity
> occurs. Thanks.

Maven does this automatically.

Reinhard Pötz           Independent Consultant, Trainer & (IT)-Coach 

{Software Engineering, Open Source, Web Applications, Apache Cocoon}


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