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From Antonio Gallardo <agalla...@agssa.net>
Subject Re: [PMC VOTE REQUEST] Excalibur Release
Date Wed, 24 Aug 2005 02:48:37 GMT
Sasvata (Shash) Chatterjee wrote:

> All,
>
> Apologies in advance if this is not in the appropriate format for a 
> vote request, please feel free to correct me as required.
>
> As discussed in several threads earlier, this is a request for a PMC 
> vote to release Avalon Framework 4.3, Avalon Logkit 2.1, Excalibur 
> Components 2.1, Cornerstone Components 2.1, and  Fortress Container 
> 1.2, based on the earlier RC1-RC3 releases over the past few weeks.
>
> There are several issues to consider, however, for the vote:
>
> - As reported by Leif, qdox-1.5 has some incompatibilities when 
> compared to qdox-1.2 for Fortress meta-data.  This can, hopefully, be 
> worked around in the immediate future by substituting qdox-1.2 in the 
> final application build, unitl a fix can be implemented in 
> Fortress-meta, and more importantly, in qdox.

Last year, I fixed this incompatibility in cocoon. If this need to be 
fixed, I can try best this weekend. If the fix is not needed for this 
release, I will try to fix that after this weekend, please add a JIRA 
issue just to nor forgot about this. ;-)

Best Regards,

Antonio Gallardo

> - Vadim has suggested a change for removing thread-locals in LogKit.  
> We can go forever with issues every week, so my preference is to 
> release now without the fix.  We can immediately turn around, put the 
> fix in, release a SNAPSHOT, and then wait for the next release <TBD>.
> - There have been requests for Fortress meta data changes and 
> additions (in Cornerstone).  These also can be worked around with 
> configuration files, for now, so I don't believe we should hold the 
> release at the moment.
>
> So, despite these issues, here's my  +1 for a release.  Community, 
> please provide feedback on your opinions, and PMC please provide your 
> votes.  If passed, I'll plan on releasing on Sunday August 28th.  If 
> you vote, -1, please don't do it because past history says we'll 
> release again only a year later, please do it for some other reason.
>
> Thanks,
> Shash
>
>
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