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From Gary Gregory <GGreg...@seagullsoftware.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Commons Lang 2.6 based on RC1
Date Wed, 12 Jan 2011 21:28:39 GMT


On Jan 12, 2011, at 16:11, "Niall Pemberton" <niall.pemberton@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 12:18 PM, Niall Pemberton
> <niall.pemberton@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 3:02 AM, Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I will test the release in the next couple of days, but I have one
>>> comment on the release notes.  Not enough for a -1 by itself, worth
>>> talking about if you roll another RC.
>>> 
>>> I like the format and content of the release notes.  I don't much like
>>> the heading "TASKS IN 2.6" over the list of resolved issues classified
>>> as "update" in changes.xml, though.
>> 
>> I was trying to separate out changes that didn't actually affect the
>> code from the actual software bug fixes/enhancments. I take your point
>> though and I will fix it in the branch so that if a new RC is
>> required, then it will be fixed.
> 
> OK I updated the following which will be ported to the trunk:
> 
> http://people.apache.org/~niallp/lang/upgradeto2_6.html
> http://people.apache.org/~niallp/lang/changes-report.html
> 
Oh since we're nit pickin'. It would be nice to have some words in the description column
of the changes report HTML. 

Gary

> Niall
> 
>>>   The text descriptions are taken
>>> from the issue descriptions and refer to the enhancement request,
>>> e.g., "Javadoc is incorrect for lastIndexOf() method"  Labeling these
>>> as "tasks" leaves open the interpretation that these are known,
>>> unresolved issues.  I think it is better to either just lump them with
>>> the "adds" or use labels like "New Features" (for the adds) and
>>> "Enhancements" or "Updates" for the "updates."
>> 
>> I look at re-doing the changes.xml - since the site isn't part of the
>> release and I will be copying the new 2.6 elements over to the trunk's
>> changes.xml if/when the 2.6 release goes out.
>> 
>> Niall
>> 
>>> Phil
>> 
> 
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