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From Rahul Akolkar <rahul.akol...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: HELP! - WAS: Re: [vote][net] Release commons-net 1.4.1?
Date Sat, 03 Dec 2005 23:12:57 GMT
On 12/3/05, Steve Cohen <scohen@javactivity.org> wrote:
> okay, made it down to step 12 now.
>
>     *  Update Jakarta News Page  Add a standard news item announcing
> the release to the current Jakarta news page. Look for the page whose
> name covers today's date in the site/xdocs/site/news directory. For
> example, the news for a release created in July 2004 should go into
> news-2004-2ndHalf.xml. This should be similar to the announcement you'll
> post later to email lists. Please remember to include a description of
> your component. Please also add a reminder about verifying signature.
>     * Jakarta Welcome Page News items on the Jakarta welcome page are
> now automatically generated when you run "ant" to build the HTML files.
>
> However, there is no such file since 2nd quarter of 2005, and the
> index.xml mentions that this has now been retired, and the apache site
> now asks you to subscribe to a mailing list for Apache news.  Am I right
> then in thinking that the second part of section 12 (quoted above) is
> now null and void?
>
<snip/>

You're almost home. Section 12 needs to be updated, I might propose a
patch if I find cycles tomorrow. But I wouldn't recommend disregarding
it.

You're looking for this news.xml file [1].

The background on the change not yet reflected in the Commons docs is
in this thread on general@ [2].

-Rahul

[1] http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/jakarta/site/news.xml
[2] http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=jakarta-general&m=112957612119868&w=2

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