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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: [Db-derby Wiki] Update of "ReleaseNoteProcess" by BryanPendleton
Date Tue, 01 May 2007 14:36:40 GMT
Thanks, Bryan!

Apache Wiki wrote:
> Dear Wiki user,
> You have subscribed to a wiki page or wiki category on "Db-derby Wiki" for change notification.
> The following page has been changed by BryanPendleton:
> http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/ReleaseNoteProcess
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>   ## page was renamed from DerbyReleaseNoteProcess
>   Good release notes are essential for users as they upgrade from one release to the
next. Here's the procedure the Derby team uses to maintain useful release notes:
> -  * Edit the JIRA issue to check the "release note needed" checkbox
> -  * Add a comment to the JIRA issue, with the information as suggested by ReleaseNoteFormat
> -  * Somebody intends to run some sort of a JIRA report at some point, collect up all
these special comments, and edit them into a simple document.
> +  * For JIRAs which need a release note, you should turn on the "Release Note Needed"
flag and attach a file called "releaseNote.html".
> +  * The template for releaseNote.html will live in tools/release/templates/releaseNote.html.

> +  * As you improve the wording of your release note, you simply attach a new version
of releaseNote.html. The release documentation will include the last version of the release
> + Some additional discussion regarding this process can be found in DERBY-2570.
> + 

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