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From Alex Karasulu <aok...@bellsouth.net>
Subject RE: RE: [VOTE] Directory project releases II
Date Tue, 04 Jan 2005 22:05:44 GMT

> 
> From: "Stephen McConnell" <mcconnell@apache.org>
> Date: 2005/01/04 Tue PM 05:01:03 EST
> To: "'Apache Directory Developers List'" <directory-dev@incubator.apache.org>
> Subject: RE: RE: [VOTE] Directory project releases II
> 
> 
> Alex:
> 
> Just for clarification - my vote is not a veto (release votes are
> typically majority based votes). It's simply a "-1" together with
> comments.

I was thinking it was the same as a vote on a technical issue where a -1 counts as a veto.
 Sorry about the confusion.

> 
> Cheers, Steve.
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Alex Karasulu [mailto:aok123@bellsouth.net]
> > Sent: 05 January 2005 05:52
> > To: Apache Directory Developers List
> > Subject: Re: RE: [VOTE] Directory project releases II
> > 
> > Excuse my late response to recent messages on this thread - I've been
> out
> > of pocket.
> > 
> > 
> > WRT Steve's comments, I fixed the license issues a couple days ago, 15
> > minutes after he noticed the problem to be exact.  As for Javadocs,
> naming
> > is a JNDI provider and any Javadocs would be on internal classes and
> > interfaces.  The exposed API is the JNDI, which is documented in the
> Jdk
> > docs.  However providing javadocs on these internal classes on the
> site
> > and in the distro are a plus.  IMO this should not prevent the release
> > though.  Also note Steve, that being in the incubator does not prevent
> us
> > from releasing: it just imposes stricter criteria.
> > 
> > Now WRT the other issues concerning the release of internal packages I
> can
> > still go both ways but am leaning now more towards keeping it simple
> with
> > the core products.  I think Brett's commentary pulled me over.
> Although
> > no one cast a veto with -0 votes on this matter these opinions are
> very
> > important.  Brett, Noel, Nicola, Roy, and you Phil made some excellent
> > points and you guys are much more experienced here than I.  This is
> where
> > one must just concede to the wisdom of others and the consensus of the
> > community.  So with that said I'm on board with the external release
> of
> > the server and naming.  Other API's can be managed as internal
> releases
> > like with Cocoon as Nicola pointed out which has several jars
> composing
> > the server.
> > 
> > To summarize we have several +1s and the consensus to only release our
> > core products.  However Steve does have a veto and this must be
> addressed.
> > 
> > After the responses to your veto Steve are you willing to retract it?
> > Otherwise we're still in limbo here :).   Personally I'd like to get
> on
> > with development and there is sooo much to do.
> > 
> > Thanks much,
> > Alex
> > 
> > >
> > > From: "Stephen McConnell" <mcconnell@apache.org>
> > > Date: 2005/01/04 Tue AM 09:21:51 EST
> > > To: "'Apache Directory Developers List'" <directory-
> > dev@incubator.apache.org>
> > > Subject: RE: [VOTE] Directory project releases II
> > >
> > > Assumption is correct.
> > >
> > > Steve.
> > >
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Phil Steitz [mailto:phil@steitz.com]
> > > Sent: 05 January 2005 00:45
> > > To: Apache Directory Developers List
> > > Subject: RE: [VOTE] Directory project releases II
> > >
> > > I assume comments below are about the candidate [naming] dist.
> Thanks.
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Berin Loritsch [mailto:bloritsch@d-haven.org]
> > > Sent: Tue 1/4/2005 6:47 AM
> > > To: Apache Directory Developers List
> > > Cc: vtence@videotron.ca
> > > Subject: Re: [VOTE] Directory project releases II
> > > Stephen McConnell wrote:
> > >
> > > >[ ] +1 Approve the request to release
> > > >[x] -1 Reject the request to release
> > > >[ ] +0 Abstain
> > > >
> > > >1. wrong license in distribution
> > > >
> > > >
> > > It's not the ASL 2.0?  We need to fix that.  Where did you notice
> the
> > > ASL 2.0 license missing?
> > > psteitz: That is my fault.  The licenses in the source were changed
> last
> > > year, as was license.xml, but I must have missed LICENSE.txt.  Alex
> > fixed it
> > > in svn and I fixed the candidate distro last night.
> > >
> > > >2. no javadoc package in the dist
> > > psteitz: The javadoc is in the binary dist only.  Could be added to
> > source.
> > >
> > > >3. directory has not exited incubator and so long as this project
> > > >   is in incubator it isn't real
> > > >
> > > >
> > > At this point in the game I don't think either of these are a
> blocker.
> > > Think of it as an early access release.
> > >
> > > --
> > >
> > > "Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to
> > build
> > > bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to
> > produce
> > > bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning."
> > >                 - Rich Cook
> > >
> > >
> 
> 
> 



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