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From cross...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r525348 - /forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/procedures/release/How_to_release.xml
Date Wed, 04 Apr 2007 01:36:39 GMT
Author: crossley
Date: Tue Apr  3 18:36:38 2007
New Revision: 525348

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&rev=525348
Log:
Add a note that supporting products should have been updated well before this stage.

Modified:
    forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/procedures/release/How_to_release.xml

Modified: forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/procedures/release/How_to_release.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/procedures/release/How_to_release.xml?view=diff&rev=525348&r1=525347&r2=525348
==============================================================================
--- forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/procedures/release/How_to_release.xml (original)
+++ forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/procedures/release/How_to_release.xml Tue Apr
 3 18:36:38 2007
@@ -97,12 +97,16 @@
             <title>Tasks to be done by the project before the release can start</title>
             <p>There are a number of things to be done by the project before the release
will start.
               Don't leave these until the last minute.
-              It is not the Release Manager's job to fix bugs nor address blocker issues.
The RM job begins when the
+              It is not the Release Manager's job to fix bugs nor address blocker issues.
The RM job begins after the
                 project is ready to do the release.</p>
             <ul>
               <li>The project updates the Roadmap to schedule the realistic Issues.</li>
               <li>The project made good progress towards fixing the Blockers and applying
the outstanding patches.</li>
               <li>The documentation content is ready.</li>
+              <li>Supporting products (e.g. Ant, Xerces) should have been updated well
before this
+                stage. Do not attempt such upgrades too close to the release, as it
+                will distract attention from other issues and possibly introduce new problems.
+             </li>
               <li><p>Relevant changes are listed in the site-author/status.xml
and contributers have been attributed. Other changes are listed in the various plugins/status.xml
files.</p>
               </li>
               <li>Add relevant information to the



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