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From Gilles <gil...@harfang.homelinux.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Math 3.3 based on RC2
Date Thu, 01 May 2014 21:33:51 GMT
On Thu, 1 May 2014 16:10:09 -0500, Paul Benedict wrote:
> Personally, I don't see a reason to revert the javadoc changes. 
> There's no
> turning back the clock on the javadoc processing engine -- it's not 
> like 9
> or 10 is going to stop warning about malformed HTML. Although I am 
> not a
> Math contributor/commiter, I support the change since going forward 
> it will
> make the doc generation predictable.

The problem is that there are several ways to proceed forward.
[For example, my preferred choice is to use MathJax as much as 
possible,
rather than blindly replace angle brackets with entities.]

Moreover, IIUC, the new engine is refusing to process valid (X)HTML!


Regards,
Gilles

>
>
> On Thu, May 1, 2014 at 4:07 PM, Gilles <gilles@harfang.homelinux.org> 
> wrote:
>
>> On Thu, 01 May 2014 18:15:39 +0200, Thomas Neidhart wrote:
>>
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> I would like to call a vote to release Commons Math 3.3 based on 
>>> RC2.
>>>
>>> Changes since RC1:
>>>
>>>  * completed changelog
>>>  * fixed MATH-1110
>>>  * added exclusion filter for findbugs false-positive
>>>  * disabled 2 tests that failed with Java 8
>>>  * javadoc fixes for Java 8 (incomplete, see below)
>>>
>>> Note:
>>>
>>> Commons Math 3.3 does compile with Java 8, but creating the site 
>>> will
>>> not work due to some incompatibilities:
>>>
>>>  * javadoc: known doclint issue
>>>  * findbugs: not ready for java 8
>>>
>>>
>>>  Math 3.3 RC2 is available for review here:
>>>     https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/commons/math/
>>>     (svn revision 5215)
>>>
>>>  Maven artifacts are here:
>>>
>>>
>>> https://repository.apache.org/content/repositories/
>>> orgapachecommons-1026/org/apache/commons/commons-math3/3.3/
>>>
>>>  Details of changes since 3.2 are in the release notes:
>>>     
>>> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/commons/math/RELEASE-NOTES.txt
>>>     http://people.apache.org/builds/commons/math/3.3/RC2/
>>> changes-report.html
>>>
>>>  The tag is here:
>>>     https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/commons/proper/math/tags/
>>> MATH_3_3_RC2
>>>     (svn revision 1591699)
>>>
>>>  Site:
>>>     http://people.apache.org/builds/commons/math/3.3/RC2/
>>>   (note the apidocs for the 3.3 release will be added with the 
>>> release)
>>>
>>>  Clirr Report (compared to 3.2):
>>>     http://people.apache.org/builds/commons/math/3.3/RC2/
>>> clirr-report.html
>>>    (note that there are 4 false positives where the signature of a
>>> method has changed such that the parameter type is now the 
>>> superclass of
>>> the previous type)
>>>
>>>  RAT Report:
>>>     
>>> http://people.apache.org/builds/commons/math/3.3/RC2/rat-report.html
>>>
>>>  Findbugs Report:
>>>     
>>> http://people.apache.org/builds/commons/math/3.3/RC2/findbugs.html
>>>
>>>   KEYS:
>>>   http://www.apache.org/dist/commons/KEYS
>>>
>>> Please review the release candidate and vote.
>>> This vote will close no sooner that 72 hours from now, i.e. after 
>>> 1800
>>> GMT 04-May 2014.
>>>
>>>   [ ] +1 Release these artifacts
>>>   [ ] +0 OK, but...
>>>   [ ] -0 OK, but really should fix...
>>>   [X] -1 I oppose this release because...
>>>
>>
>> ... some commits were performed solely to support Java 8. Since it 
>> did not
>> suffice and the changes are not without drawbacks IMHO, I think that 
>> they
>> should be reverted.
>>
>> Thanks for identifying the problem we'll encounter when 
>> transitioning to
>> Java 8.
>> I think that a discussion is required to consider the possible 
>> workarounds.
>> At this point, we should just advertize that CM is not 
>> source-compatible
>> with Java 8, open an issue in order to collect all the related 
>> problems,
>> and explore how to best solve them (by asking everyone's opinions).
>>
>>
>> Sorry,
>> Gilles
>>
>>
>> 
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