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From sebb <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Commons Lang 2.6 based on RC1
Date Wed, 12 Jan 2011 16:12:01 GMT
On 12 January 2011 12:18, Niall Pemberton <> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 3:02 AM, Phil Steitz <> 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.

Perhaps call them "Non-functional changes" ?

>>   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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