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From Niall Pemberton <niall.pember...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Commons Lang 2.6 based on RC1
Date Wed, 12 Jan 2011 23:36:55 GMT
On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 10:50 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12 January 2011 21:10, 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
>
> The first section heading is
> "Upgrade to 2.5"
>
> and the page title is
> "Lang - Upgrade from 2.4 to 2.5"
>
> Both seem wrong, although the section heading is ambiguous - it could
> mean "This is an upgrade to 2.5" or "You must upgrade to 2.5".
>
> It would be clearer to put "Upgrading to 2.6" or "How to upgrade to 2.6"

Doh, missed updating those when I copied/created the new page. I've
called them "Release Notes" since thats what they are:

http://people.apache.org/~niallp/lang/upgradeto2_6.html

Niall

> [The old TASKS section header now looks fine]
>
>> http://people.apache.org/~niallp/lang/changes-report.html
>>
>> 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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