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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release jdo2 beta
Date Sat, 21 Jan 2006 22:53:02 GMT
Hi Thomas,

We decided to follow your suggestion and release the source  
distribution for all of the projects that tck20 depends on.

Keep those cards and letters coming. :-)

Craig

On Jan 17, 2006, at 7:23 AM, Craig L Russell wrote:

> Hi Thomas,
>
> Thanks for the feedback. That's one of the significant advantages  
> of being in Apache for this project.
>
> I'll take a look at distributing the sources for everything we're  
> releasing here. No one on the project is really an expert on maven  
> but I'm sure we can figure it out.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Craig
>
> On Jan 16, 2006, at 2:28 PM, Thomas Fischer wrote:
>
>> Craig L Russell wrote:
>>> Javadogs,
>>>
>>> I'd like to propose that we release jdo2 beta based on the  
>>> current code
>>> in the svn repository and a few minor changes.
>>>
>>> 1. JDO-278 Change the group ids for the project from apache-jdo to
>>>
>>> org.apache.jdo for the non-API projects
>>> javax.jdo for the API projects.
>>>
>>> 2. Change the version on all projects to 2.0-beta. This can be  
>>> changed
>>> when we make the JDO-278 changes.
>>>
>>> 3. JDO-279 Distribute the tck20 as a source distribution and the  
>>> other
>>> components as downloadable binary components. These would go into  
>>> the
>>> apache maven repository at www.apache.org/dist/java-repository
>>> <http://www.apache.org/dist/java-repository>.
>>>
>>> I'd like to have everyone's vote by Thursday 18-Jan-2006.
>>
>> It is probably just a misunderstanding on my side, but it sounds  
>> as if you would like to release the other components _only_ as  
>> downloadable binaries. Is this really the case ? If yes, may I ask  
>> for the motivation behind not wanting to release the sources of  
>> the other packages ?
>>
>> I am aware of the souces being available from svn anyway, but in  
>> my experience distributing the source code lowers the barrier for  
>> users to have a look at the source code enormously. As maven is  
>> used for the build, creating a source distribution should be no  
>> large deal (but maybe I'm mistaken here).
>>
>>    Thomas
>
> Craig Russell
> Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/jdo
> 408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
>

Craig Russell
Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/jdo
408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!


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