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From Jörg Schaible <joerg.schai...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Commons VFS 2.0
Date Thu, 04 Nov 2010 13:15:33 GMT
Jörg Schaible wrote:

> Hi Ralph,
> 
> Ralph Goers wrote:
> 
>> This is a vote to release Apache Commons VFS 2.0.
>> 
>> [ ] +1 release it
>> [ ] +0 go ahead I don't care
>> [ ] -1 no, do not release it because...
> 
> Minor nitpicks:
> 
> 1/ commons-vfs-parent.pom declares own snapshot repositories. Is it still
> necessary? Such declarations are not recommended by Maven folks anyway.
> 2/ commons-vfs.pom contains a comment that the TestSuites are not
> executed. This is no longer true for the version of the used surefire
> plugin. 
> 3/ http://people.apache.org/~rgoers/commons-vfs/download.html:
> Something went wrong with the table.
> 4/ This page recommends also Maven 2.1.0 to build although this version is
> considered as broken. Either recommend 2.0.11 (building with JDK 1.4) or
> >= 2.2.1.
> 5/ The table on this page lists httpclient 2.0, but we use 3.0. Bascially
> we could also provide links to the generated dependency pages of the
> submodules.

The page also contains a link to "nightly builds" with 3 year old artifacts.

> 6/ The dependency report of the core module declares httpclient as
> required. The dependency report of the sandbox declares the core vfs as
> required, but httpclient as optional. Either it's optional in core or
> required in the sandbox.
> 7/ New FTPS support is not even mentioned on
> http://people.apache.org/~rgoers/commons-vfs/filesystems.html as
> enhancement of FTP provider (see VFS-264).
> 8/ The same page lists mime FS twice (as supported FS and available from
> sandbox, while CIFS support is listed only once). Both should be handled
> the same.
> 9/ http://people.apache.org/~rgoers/commons-vfs/3rdparty.html lists loopy
> as external plugin. While it is not clear that it still works with VFS
> 2.0, there are more providers listed in the Wiki (icnl. Loopy):
> http://wiki.apache.org/commons/VFS. Maybe it is better to drop the page
> completely, create an own section in the Wiki for 3rd party plugins and
> have a link to this Wiki page from
> http://people.apache.org/~rgoers/commons- vfs/filesystems.html.

The news paragraph in commons-vfs home is outdated.

- Jörg


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