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From Branko Čibej <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Can't reporter.a.o automatically detect version number and release date?
Date Fri, 26 Jun 2015 08:04:43 GMT
On 25.06.2015 17:40, Martijn Dashorst wrote:
> And there is no rule (yet) that there is only one format to rule them
> all. A transformation rule specified at project level in the reporter
> tool could do the trick as well.


Yah ... have each project define a (set of) regular expressions and use
the contents of \1.


-- Brane


>
> On Thu, Jun 25, 2015 at 5:17 PM, Niclas Hedhman <niclas@hedhman.org> wrote:
>> Alex,
>> I think you made an assumption that "format" meant naming schemes of
>> releases, but it didn't. Simple "a defined way" to make that available for
>> reporter to pick it up with relative ease.
>> Your suggestion of a doap-based solution is equally a "format". The
>> important part, I think, is that "whatever way is chosen", that it is
>> documented and notified to PMCs, with optionality to use it.
>>
>> For me; DOAP is as good as anything, although there are probably a great
>> demand for linking that with Maven publishing "somehow". Since our Gradle
>> build is generating all kinds of meta data output anyway, one more wouldn't
>> hurt much.
>>
>> Cheers
>>
>> On Thu, Jun 25, 2015 at 10:31 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> On 6/25/15, 7:18 AM, "hedhman@gmail.com on behalf of Niclas Hedhman"
>>> <hedhman@gmail.com on behalf of niclas@hedhman.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>> If the "format" is published, and the "reward" of following it would be
>>>> that the reporter picks it up automatically, it could lead to swift
>>>> adoption ;-)
>>> You might get push back about having to change naming schemes.
>>>
>>> I’m interested in a list of all current and past releases for my project.
>>> I was trying to figure out how to mine archive.a.o or the svn log for it.
>>> I’d be willing to maintain an xml file like in DOAP or elsewhere of not
>>> just the last, but all releases and links to their downloads with
>>> “friendly” names for the releases.  Then reporter.a.o could grab from that.
>>>
>>> -Alex
>>>
>>>> On Thu, Jun 25, 2015 at 9:26 PM, Daniel Gruno <humbedooh@apache.org>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> It has been tried, and it did not work.
>>>>> People are too inconsistent across projects in how they name their
>>>>> release
>>>>> files, grabbing the version is nigh impossible.
>>>>> If we had some form of agreement on how to name files, then it would
be
>>>>> possible.
>>>>>
>>>>> With regards,
>>>>> Daniel.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On 2015-06-25 15:11, Martijn Dashorst wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Is there a reason why the reporter.a.o can send a message to a release
>>>>>> manager that it detected a new release, but is incapable of
>>>>>> determining a version number and release date?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Martijn
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer
>>>> http://zest.apache.org - New Energy for Java
>>>
>>
>> --
>> Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer
>> http://zest.apache.org - New Energy for Java
>
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