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From Vincent Tence <vte...@videotron.ca>
Subject Re: [release] Call for help to release apacheds 0.9 and mina 0.7
Date Fri, 25 Mar 2005 03:38:10 GMT
Forgot to mention that Mina should probably replace ApSeda on the top
navigation bar. WDYT?

On Thu, 2005-03-24 at 22:34 -0500, Vincent Tence wrote:
> Doing the follow up on that.
> 
> Here's the current status of the site:
> 
> Main site:
> ==========
> 
> Green:
> - Main page links are ok.
> 
> Yellow:
> - We should consider getting rid of the Resources/sandbox link, which is
> confusing IMHO
> - We still reference Avalon under Resources/Related Projects. Should we
> remove that as well?
> 
> Red:
> The news page is terrible. The last entry is dated Feb 2004. Maybe a
> quick note announcing the 0.9 release would be welcome
> 
> 
> AuthX
> =====
> 
> Fine ;-)
> 
> 
> All Others
> ==========
> 
> Check your Source Repo links. They all point to incubator svn.
> 
> Shouldn't all subprojects have a News and Status page to reflect whats
> going on? We could even aggregate news from subprojects on the main site
> News page. WDYT?
> 
> 
> -- Vincent
> 
> 
> 
> On Wed, 2005-03-23 at 16:37 -0500, Alex Karasulu wrote:
> > Peoples,
> > 
> > We need a hand or two to push 0.9 out of the door before months end.  I 
> > was hoping to get this done today but there's just too much.  Also 
> > before we actually release I want to make sure our sitedocs are fully up 
> > to date and they don't have broken links etc.
> > 
> > Could we have some volunteers for helping with the site.  Basically for 
> > 0.9 I'm looking for someone to take the lead in pushing all the project 
> > leads to make sure their docs are intact and have no broken links.  We 
> > cannot expect this volunteer to be filling in docs on behalf of others.  
> > However we can enpower this person to come hunt us down :).  I think I 
> > need that too.
> > 
> > Any way are there any volunteers? Vince you got a good handle on the 
> > overall site process just recently do you have the time to lead this aspect?
> > 
> > I'll work on getting the ApacheDS stuff sorted out.  Trustin I think can 
> > work on preparing a MINA release (its time I think since our users are 
> > interested as well).
> > 
> > All interested users can help too.  Here's some stuff our users can help 
> > out with:
> > 
> > (1) Go through JIRA making sure your favorite issues are voted on and 
> > associated with a fix for 0.9
> > (2) Check the site and docs - let us know what we need to fix or what we 
> > can do to clarify
> > (3) Test any pre-release tarballs we put out there
> > 
> > While finding new issues please push stuff into JIRA so we can work off 
> > of the tasks, bugs etc there.
> > 
> > 0.9 is going to be glorious with all the neat features and improvements:
> >   o performance will be incredible now with MINA
> >   o refactored filters in MINA
> >   o kerberos server plugin will be included
> >   o new interceptor framework redesign cleans up a lot
> >   o pluggable user interceptors
> >   o configurable user partition
> >   o preferences API backed by LDAP
> >   o Server side JNDI provider refactoring
> >   o new kerberos refactorings
> >   o bug fixes in ldap common
> >   o removal of some commons deps
> >   o support for SSL on JDK 5.0
> >   o new (non-incubator) final groupIds for all artifacts
> > 
> > ( if I missed anything please let me know )
> > 
> > We can't wait to get this release out there for everyone to enjoy.
> > 
> > Thank you all,
> > Alex
> > 
> 


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